Óbidos, Pará

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Óbidos
Municipio
The Municipality of Óbidos
Flag of Óbidos
Flag
Official seal of Óbidos
Seal
Location in the State of Pará
Location in the State of Pará
Country  Brazil
Region Northeast
State Bandeira do Pará.svg Pará
Founded September 23, 1867
Government
 • Mayor Jaime Barbosa da Silva(PTB)
Area
 • Total 28,021.287 km2 (10,819.079 sq mi)
Population (2010)
 • Total 49,254
 • Density 1.76/km2 (4.6/sq mi)
Time zone UTC-3 (UTC-3)
There is also a town named Óbidos in Portugal. See Óbidos, Portugal.

Óbidos is a town in Pará, Brazil located at the narrowest and swiftest part of the Amazon River. It's an old town founded in 1697, and located between Santarém and Oriximiná. The town is the seat of the Diocese of Óbidos. The town was named after Óbidos, Portugal.

Further reading[edit]

  • Columbia-Lippincott guide'. (New York City: Columbia University Press, 1952) p. 1362.

Coordinates: 1°54′S 55°31′W / 1.900°S 55.517°W / -1.900; -55.517