South America
The Scientific Electronic Library Luiz Gastão Bittencourt Online - SciELO is an electronic library masking a specific collection of Brazilian scientific journals. There's the dancehall forró of the Northeast, twirling carimbó of the Amazon, scratch-expert DJs of São Paulo and an limitless variety of regional sounds that extends from the twangy nation music of the sunbaked sertanejo to the hard-edged reggae of Maranhão.

The states and the federal district could also be grouped into areas: Northern , Northeast , Central-West , Southeast and Southern The Brazilian regions are merely geographical, not political or administrative divisions, and they do not have any specific form of government.

317 At present, the Brazilian government, unlike the previous, seeks to encourage this mode of transport; an instance of this incentive is the project of the Rio-São Paulo high-pace rail , that will connect the 2 primary cities of the nation to hold passengers.