RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The four most populous cities in the country have 24.87 million inhabitants. According to population estimate data released yesterday, August 28th, by the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE), the populations of São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Brasília, and Salvador account for 11.8 percent of the total Brazilian population, which today totals 210.1 million people.
According to IBGE estimates, the municipality of São Paulo remains the most populous in the country, with 12.25 million inhabitants, followed by Rio de Janeiro, with 6.72 million inhabitants, Brasília, with . . .