Rio Grande do Norte


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Rio Grande do Norte

(Portuguese ˈriu ˈɡrəndi du ˈnɔrti)
n
(Placename) a state of NE Brazil, on the Atlantic: much of it is semiarid plateau. Capital: Natal. Pop: 2 852 784 (2002). Area: 53 014 sq km (20 469 sq miles)

Ri′o Gran′de do Nor′te

(ˈgrɑn di dʊ ˈnɔr ti)
n.
a state in NE Brazil. 2,556,939; 20,469 sq. mi. (53,015 sq. km). Cap.: Natal.
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The winner of the challenge was the joint team of MIT from the US and the Federal University of Rio Grande Do Norte from Brazil for its Sana AudioPulse .
2mm), and mean relative humidity (82% & 85%) were recorded for March and April respectively (data from the Meteorological Station of the Universidad Federal do Rio Grande do Norte -UFRN Natal, Brazil located about 3 km from the collecting site).
Despite being the 18th-largest economy among the states, Rio Grande do Norte took in more investments in 2005 by foreign individuals moving there than Sao Paulo or Rio.
The service centers will employ more than 100 service technicians and be located in Rio Grande do Norte and Bahia.
The cities covered by Telemar are Rio de Janeiro, Minas Gerais, Espirito Santo, Sergipe Bahia, Alagoas, Pernambuco, Paraiba, Rio Grande do Norte, Piaui, Ceara, Maranhao, Para, Amazonia, Amapa and Roraima -- 64 percent of the domestic territory.
The integrated capacity includes projects in the high wind states of Rio Grande do Norte and Ceara including 150 units of Suzlon's S9X wind turbine the S95 and S97 and 18 S88 wind turbines.
Through its wholly-owned Brazilian subsidiaries, the Company controls over 100,000 hectares of prospective exploration concessions covering major mineralized belts in Goias, Minas Gerais, Rio Grande do Norte, Para and Tocantins states.
The objective of the Rio Grande do Norte Regional Development and Governance Project for Brazil is to support the borrower~s efforts to: (i) increase food security and access to productive infrastructure and markets for family agriculture; (ii) improve the quality of, and access to, health, education and public security services; and (iii) improve systems for public expenditure, human resource and physical asset management in the context of a results-based management approach.
ACCIONA Windpower already has a nacelle assembly facility and a hub production plant in Brazil, in the state of Bahia, and a concrete tower production plant in Rio Grande do Norte.
The remaining ventures sanctioned were spread over the states of SEuo Paulo, Rio Grande do Norte, CearEi, Minas Gerais, Pernambuco, PiauE[degrees] and GoiEis.
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