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Timeline: 1822: Brazil Split
OTL equivalent: Brazilian states of Alagoas, Ceará, Paraíba, Pernambuco and Rio Grande do Norte
Coat of Arms
Motto Ut luceat omnibus (Portuguese) ("So that it may shine over everyone")
""Os sinos da liberdade" (The bells of liberty)"
(and largest city) Recife
Fortaleza, Parahyba, Campina Grande, Juazeiro, Petrolina, Natal
Christian (Roman Catholic)
Christian (Protestant), Jewish
Ethnic Groups main
Africans, Native Americans, Spanish, Dutch
Prime Minister Ciro Cardoso Gomes
from Empire of Brazil
Jul 17, 1827
Coroa pernambucana (PEK)
from 1975-85; not adopted after 1985
Republic of Pernambuco
República de Pernambuco
) is a sovereign state, established in 1827 after the Great Wars of Independence and the splitting of Kingdom of Brazil. It is located in the Northeast Region of South America, and is the closest to Africa and Europe.