Introduction of Roraima
Mountaintop, ranching territory on the border of Venezuela and Guyana, NW Brazil, with its capital at Boa Vista. Slave traders explored the area in the 17th century, after which it was partly fortified by the Portuguese against incursions by the Spanish, English, and Dutch. In 1943 it became a federal territory created from land s that once belonged to Amazonas state.

Roraima Images