Breves, Pará

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Breves
Municipality
Official seal of Breves
Seal
Location in the State of Pará
Location in the State of Pará
Coordinates: 01°40′55″S 50°28′48″W / 1.68194°S 50.48000°W / -1.68194; -50.48000Coordinates: 01°40′55″S 50°28′48″W / 1.68194°S 50.48000°W / -1.68194; -50.48000
Country  Brazil
Region North
State  Pará
Founded November 19, 1738
Government
 • Mayor Xarão Leão
Area
 • Total 9,550.454 km2 (3,687.451 sq mi)
Elevation 40 m (130 ft)
Population (2008)
 • Total 99,223
 • Density 10.0/km2 (26/sq mi)
Time zone BST (UTC-3)
Postal Code 68800-000

Breves is a Brazilian municipality located in the state of Pará. Its population as of 2008 is estimated to be 99,223 people. The area of the municipality is 9,550.454 km². The city belongs to the mesoregion Marajó and to the microregion of Furos de Breves.