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Map of roads and highways in Brazil

Map of roads and highways in Brazil

This map of Brazil's road network lists the main roads and highways. The map also shows the main cities of the country and all the rivers and streams. You can see the importance and richness of Brazil's river network. The most important rivers in the country are called.

Map of the highway network in Brazil

Map of the road network in Brazil

Federal roads

Brazilian federal roads are presented by a symbol composed of the letters "BR", a dash and three numbers. They are divided into five categories: radial road, longitudinal road, transversal road, diagonal road and connecting road.

Rodovia radial

Radial highway is the name received by Brazilian federal roads that depart from Brasilia, towards the extreme points of the country, sea or border.

Mileage direction starts at Rodovia Brasilia Highway, with the zero kilometer of each state at the point of the Federal Route closest to the federal capital.

Longitudinal ratios

A longitudinal route is the name received by the Brazilian federal routes that cross the country in a north-south direction. Mileage is made in this direction, with the only exceptions of BR-163 and BR-174, which are directed north. layer.

Crossways

A transversal route (Rodovia transversal) is the name received by the Brazilian federal routes that cross the country in an east-west direction. The mileage is made in this direction.

Diagonal ratios

A diagonal highway is the name received by the Brazilian federal routes that cross the country in the northwest - southeast - or northeast - east - southwest direction. The mileage is made in this direction.

Connection roads

Connecting road is the name received by Brazilian federal routes that connect two federal routes, one route to a nearby location, at international borders or that cannot be classified elsewhere.

Local roads

The local Brazilian roads are represented by a symbol composed of the letters symbolizing the State they serve, a dash and three numbers.


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