The island of Ilha da Maré along the coast of the state of Bahia in northeastern Brazil. The Portuguese colonists that landed in this region in 1500 largely neglected to explore the new continent, distracted by their profitable trading activities in India.A Ilha de Maré ao longo da costa do estado da Bahia, no nordeste brasileiro. Os colonizadores portugueses que aportaram nesta região em 1500 negligenciaram grandemente explorar o novo continente, obcecados pelas rendáveis atividades de comércio na índia.
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