The Meio-norte (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈmeju ˈnɔʁtʃi], mid-north) is one of the four subregions of northeast Brazil. It is a climatic transition area located between the equatorial Amazon and semi-arid hinterlands.

The Subregions of Northeast Brazil
1 Meio-norte, 2 Sertão, 3 Agreste, 4 Zona da Mata

Due to the region's great variation in the amount of rainfall, agriculture is characterized by a very poor, limited to the cultivation of rice, in Maranhão and the raising of cattle, in Piauí, in areas of cerrado. Due to its climate, vegetation has a typical, composed of babassu and coconut palms of the carnauba (Forest of Cocais).


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