Plácido de Castro, Acre

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For the football team, see Plácido de Castro Futebol Club. For the airport, see Rio Branco International Airport.

Coordinates: 10°16′33″S 67°09′00″W / 10.27583°S 67.15000°W / -10.27583; -67.15000

Plácido de Castro
Flag of Plácido de Castro
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Official seal of Plácido de Castro
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Location of municipality in Acre State
Location of municipality in Acre State
Plácido de Castro is located in Brazil
Plácido de Castro
Plácido de Castro
Location in Brazil
Coordinates: 10°16′33″S 67°09′00″W / 10.27583°S 67.15000°W / -10.27583; -67.15000
Country Flag of Brazil.svg Brazil
State Acre
Area
 • Total 790 sq mi (2,047 km2)
Population (2007)
 • Total 17 258

Plácido de Castro is a municipality located in the east of the Brazilian state of Acre. It has a population of 17,258 and its area is 2,047 km².

The surrounding area has several large, ancient earthworks termed "geoglifos" by regional archaeologists. An example is clearly visible in aerial photography at -10.307S, -67.218W.