MACEIO or Macayo, a city and port of Brazil and capital of the state of Alagoas, about 125 m.
A light tramway connects the city and port, and a railway - the Alagoas Central - connects the two with various interior towns.
By Alagoas and Bahia, and W.
By Alagoas, E.
The lakes of the Alagoas coast, however, are long, narrow and deep, occupying valleys which were deeply excavated when the land stood at a higher level, and which were transformed into lakes by the elevation of the coast.
Political considerations also led to the construction of similar lines in the states of Rio Grande do Norte, Parahyba, Alagoas, Sergipe, Espirito Santo, Parana., Santa Catharina and Rio Grande do Sul.
The principal sugar-producing states are Alagoas, Sergipe, Pernambuco, Bahia and Rio de Janeiro, and the production is between 200,000 and 300,000 tons, the greater part of which is consumed in the country.
ALAGOAS, a maritime state of Brazil, bounded N.
The principal towns are Alagoas, formerly the capital, picturesquely situated on Lake Manguaba, 15 m.
Before 1817 Alagoas formed part of the capitania of Pernambuco, but in that year the district was rewarded with a.
In 1817 Pernambuco was the scene of a revolutionary outbreak, which resulted in the separation of the present states of Alagoas and Rio Grande do Norte, Ceara and Parahyba having been detached in 1799.