Sobre Vitória, Brazil
Vitória, spelled Victória until the 1940s, is the capital of the state of Espírito Santo, Brazil. It is located on a small island within a bay where a few rivers meet the sea. It was founded in 1551. The city proper 93km2 has a population of 358,875 (2015) whilst the Greater Vitória metropolitan area has a population of more than 1,857,616 (2013), the 14th largest in is surrounded by the Vitória's Bay. It is an riverine island. In addition to the main island, Vitória, are part of the municipality another 34 islands and a mainland portion, a total of 93.381km2. Originally there were 50 islands, many of which were added through landfill to the largest island.In 1998, the United Nations rated Vitória as the fourth best state capital in Brazil to live in, rating cities on health, education, and social improvement projects. Among the Brazilian capitals, Vitória has the current second best human development index (HDI) (after Florianópolis) according to a research from Getulio Vargas Foundation. It was considered the 4th best city to live in Brazil by United Nations in 2013 (behind São Caetano do Sul, Águas de São Pedro and Florianópolis) and the highest gross domestic product per capita.