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Comboios is an Indigenous Land of the tupiniquim people in the Brazilian state of Espírito Santo. In 1997 the first assembly of the tupinikim and guarani peoples was held here. Comboios was the only village in the area not participating in the protests against the Aracruz corporation, which is active in deforestation of rain forests. Comboios is within the Aracruz municipality.

Tupiniquim

Tupiniquim are an indigenous people of Brazil, who now live in three indigenous territories. The indigenous territories are located near the cities of Santa Cruz and Vila do Riacho in the municipality of Aracruz in northern Espírito Santo state, southeastern Brazil. Caieiras Velhas Indigenous Territory is located along the banks of the Piraquê-Açu River. The Pau-Brasil Indigenous Territory is near the Sahy creek. The Comboios Indigenous Territory is located on the banks of the Comboios River. A 2010 census determined the population of Tupiniquim in all three indigenous territories as 2,630.

States of Brazil administrative entity of Brazil

The Federative Republic of Brazil is a union of 27 federated units : 26 states and one federal district. The states are generally based on historical, conventional borders which have developed over time. The Federal District cannot be divided into municipalities, according to the Brazilian Constitution, the Federal District assumes the same constitutional and legal powers, attributions and obligations of the states and municipalities, instead, it is divided by administrative regions.

Espírito Santo State of Brazil

Espírito Santo is a state in southeastern Brazil. Its capital is Vitória, and its largest city is the nearby Vila Velha. With an extensive coastline, the state hosts some of the country's main ports, and its beaches are significant tourist attractions.


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