CUYABA

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CUYABA, or JESUS DE CUYABA ; a town of Brazil, >capital of Matto Grosso, on the river Cuyaba, nearly 300 miles above its entrance into the Paraguay; 280 miles W. Villa Rica ; population, 30,000. In the neighborhood of this town are the most western mining stations in Brazil, long celebrated for the quantity of gold they produce. The town is well provided with meat, fruits and vegetables, and the surrounding country is fruitful.