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Grande Sertão Veredas National Park

Grande Sertão Veredas National Park
IUCN category II (national park)
Location Between Minas Gerais and Bahia, Brazil
Coordinates
Area 2316 km²
Established 1989
Governing body IBAMA

The Grande Sertão Veredas National Park (Parque Nacional Grande Sertão Veredas) is located on the border between Minas Gerais and Bahia states of Brazil, between 15º16’—15º25’S and 45º37’—46º03’W. It is named after one of the masterpieces of Brazilian literature, The Devil to Pay in the Backlands (in Portuguese Grande Sertão: Veredas) of Guimarães Rosa.

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