Alenquer, Pará

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Alenquer
Municipality
Alenquer is located in Brazil
Alenquer
Alenquer
Location in Brazil
Coordinates: 1°56′41″S 54°43′55″W / 1.944818°S 54.732019°W / -1.944818; -54.732019Coordinates: 1°56′41″S 54°43′55″W / 1.944818°S 54.732019°W / -1.944818; -54.732019
Country  Brazil
Region Northern
State Pará
Mesoregion Baixo Amazonas
Time zone UTC -3

Alenquer is a municipality in the state of Pará in the Northern region of Brazil.[1][2][3][4] The town is located on the northern bank of the Amazon River, roughly across from the city of Santarém.

Conservation[edit]

The municipality contains roughly half of the 216,601 hectares (535,230 acres) Mulata National Forest, a sustainable use conservation unit created in 2001.[5] The north of the municipality contains part (13.31%) of the 4,245,819 hectares (10,491,650 acres) Grão-Pará Ecological Station, the largest fully protected tropical forest conservation unit on the planet.[6] It contains 2% of the 3,172,978 hectares (7,840,600 acres) Trombetas State Forest, created in 2006.[7]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Divisão Territorial do Brasil" (in Portuguese). Divisão Territorial do Brasil e Limites Territoriais, Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística (IBGE). July 1, 2008. Retrieved December 17, 2009. 
  2. ^ "Estimativas da população para 1º de julho de 2009" (PDF) (in Portuguese). Estimativas de População, Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística (IBGE). August 14, 2009. Retrieved December 17, 2009. 
  3. ^ "Ranking decrescente do IDH-M dos municípios do Brasil" (in Portuguese). Atlas do Desenvolvimento Humano, Programa das Nações Unidas para o Desenvolvimento (PNUD). 2000. Archived from the original on October 3, 2009. Retrieved December 17, 2009. 
  4. ^ "Produto Interno Bruto dos Municípios 2002-2005" (PDF) (in Portuguese). Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística (IBGE). December 19, 2007. Archived from the original (PDF) on October 2, 2008. Retrieved December 17, 2009. 
  5. ^ FLONA de Mulata (in Portuguese), ISA: Instituto Socioambiental, retrieved 2016-06-01 
  6. ^ Estação Ecológica Grão-Pará (in Portuguese), Ideflor-bio (Government of Pará), retrieved 2016-05-12 
  7. ^ FES do Trombetas (in Portuguese), ISA: Instituto Socioambiental, retrieved 2016-09-07