Jurubatiba Sandbank National Park

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The Jurubatiba Sandbank National Park (Parque Nacional da Restinga de Jurubatiba in Portuguese) is a national park in the Brazilian state of Rio de Janeiro. The park has approximately 44 kilometres of sandbank coast.

History[edit]

The park was created on July 29, 1998. It spreads along the coast of Quissamã, Carapebus and Macaé municipalities. More than 60% of its area are inside the Quissamã municipality, around 30% inside Carapebus and the rest in Macaé.

Geography[edit]

Area: 148.6 km²

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Coordinates: 22°12′04″S 41°29′35″W / 22.201°S 41.493°W / -22.201; -41.493