Atalaia do Norte

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Atalaia do Norte
Municipality
The Municipality of Atalaia do Norte
Nickname(s): "Pérola do Javari" (Javari's Pearl)
Location in the Estado do Amazonas
Location in the Estado do Amazonas
Coordinates: 04°22′19″S 70°11′31″W / 4.37194°S 70.19194°W / -4.37194; -70.19194Coordinates: 04°22′19″S 70°11′31″W / 4.37194°S 70.19194°W / -4.37194; -70.19194
Country  Brazil
Region Norte
State Bandeira do Amazonas.svg Amazonas
Founded December 19, 1955
Government
 • Mayor Nonato do Nascimento Tenazor (PDT)
Area
 • Total 76,355 km2 (29,481 sq mi)
Elevation 65 m (213 ft)
Population (2008)
 • Total 13,682
 • Density 6.92/km2 (17.9/sq mi)
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Time zone AST (UTC-4)
HDI (2000) 0.559 – medium[2]

Atalaia do Norte is the most western municipality in the Brazilian state of Amazonas. Its population was 13,682 (2008) and its area is 76,355 km²,[3] thus making it the third largest municipality in Amazonas and the seventh largest in Brazil.

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