The north of the state of Maranhao ( port. Mesorregião do Norte Maranhense ) is the administrative-statistical mesoregion in Brazil , part of the state of Maranhao . The population is 2 605 412 people in 2010 . It covers an area of 52 383.2 km². The population density is 49.74 people / km².
According to information collected during the 2010 census by the National Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE), the population of the mesoregion is:
% of state population
- The gross domestic product for 2003 is 6,659,408,807.00 reais (data: Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics ).
- The gross domestic product per capita for 2003 is 2923.17 reais (data: Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics ).
- The Human Development Index for 2000 is 0.678 (data: UN Development Program ).
Composition of the Mesoregion
The following microregions are included in the mesoregion:
- Metropolitan Area San Luis
- Baishada Maraniensi
- Itapekuru Mirin
- Lencois Maranjensis