Mesoregion Boundaries: Pará, Brasil, 2001

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This polygon shapefile contains the mesoregion boundaries for the state of Pará, Brazil, in 2001. Mesoregions are subdivisions of Brazilian states, grouping together various municipalities in proximity and with common characteristics. They were created by the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics for statistical purposes and do not, therefore, constitute an administrative area. This layer is part of the Evolução da divisão territorial do Brasil 1872 - 2010 dataset, a collection of data representing the evolution of Brazilian states, municipalities and cities.
This dataset is intended for researchers, students, and policy makers for reference and mapping purposes, and may be used for basic applications such as viewing, querying, and map output production, or to provide a basemap to support graphical overlays and analysis with other spatial data.


Type of resource cartographic, software, multimedia
Form Shapefile
Extent 0.131
Place Rio de Janeiro, BR
Publisher Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística
Date valid 2001
Publication date 2001
Edition 1
Language English
Digital origin born digital
Map data 1:2500000Scale not given. ; EPSG::4618 W 58°53ʹ54ʺ--W 46°3ʹ39ʺ/N 2°35ʹ28ʺ--S 9°50ʹ29ʺ, Scale not given ; EPSG::4326


Creator Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística


Subject Regions
Subject Pará (Brazil : State)
Subject 2001
Subject Boundaries
Genre Geospatial data
Genre Cartographic dataset

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WGS84 Cartographics This layer is presented in the WGS84 coordinate system for web display purposes. Downloadable data are provided in native coordinate system or projection.

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Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística. (2001). Mesoregion Boundaries: Pará, Brazil, 2001. IBGE. Available at:


Evolução da divisão territorial do Brasil 1872 - 2010 : conteúdo digital

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