State of Bahia

 

Bahia is a state (estado) of northeast Brazil. Its capital is Salvador. Population: 14 millions (2010), the fourth most populous Brazilian state.

It was the first Brazilian piece of land discovered by the European in 1500. It has beautiful beaches and great historic heritage.

 

 

◄Geographic Guide

◄Brazil

 

 

 

Guaiú beach, in Santo André, southern Bahia. The coastline of Bahia is more than 621 miles long and has natural beauties are scattered everywhere.

 

Salvador Brazil

 

View of the Historic Center of Salvador, Brazil. The city, founded in the early 16th century, was one of the biggest in America until 19th century. It was the first city of Brazil and its capital until mid-18th century.

 

Church São Domingos Gusmão (18th century), in the Historic Center of Salvador. Bahia preserves a rich cultural heritage in its churches, museums and old houses.

 

Salvador

 

Todos Santos Bay

 

Farol da Barra in Salvador, the first lighthouse in America.

 

Above, the Historic Center of Porto Seguro. Below, Coroa Vermelha beach in Santa Cruz de Cabrália.

 

Brazil

 

Falls

Cachoeira do Buracão, in Ibicoara, state of Bahia.

 

Bahia Coast

 

Brazil

 

Beach in Porto Seguro. The place where Brazil was discovered in 1500 by Cabral.

 

Map Bahia

 

Beach Brazil

 

Church Bahia

 

Copyright © Geographic Guide Travel.

 

Bahia

 

Bahia Beach

 

 

Porto Seguro

 

 

State of Bahia

 

Images Bahia

 

Brazil

 

 

Travel

 

 

 

 

 

 

Images Bahia

 

 

 

 

João Ramos