Almeirim, Pará

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Almeirim
Flag of Almeirim
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Location of Almeirim municipality in Pará
Location of Almeirim municipality in Pará
Coordinates: 01°31′22″S 52°34′55″W / 1.52278°S 52.58194°W / -1.52278; -52.58194Coordinates: 01°31′22″S 52°34′55″W / 1.52278°S 52.58194°W / -1.52278; -52.58194
Country Brazil
Region Norte
State Pará
Area
 • Total 72,960.274 km2 (28,170.119 sq mi)
Elevation 65 m (213 ft)
Population (2008)
 • Total 31,475
 • Density 0.5/km2 (1/sq mi)
  [1]
HDI (2000) 0.745 – medium[2]

Almeirim is a city on the Amazon and the northernmost municipality in the Brazilian state of Pará. It is also the fourth largest municipality in that state and the eighth largest in Brazil (by area). The municipality is crossed by the Equator.

The municipality includes a large part (94.49%) of the 11,518 square kilometres (4,447 sq mi) Maicuru Biological Reserve.[3] It also contains part of the Jari Ecological Station.[4] Serra do Areão Airport located in the district of Monte Dourado 73 km away serves the population residing and working for the Jari project.

References[edit]

  1. ^ IBGE 2008 statistics
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2009-10-03. Retrieved 2009-12-17.  - UNDP
  3. ^ Maicuru Reserva Biológica (in Portuguese), ISA: Instituto Socioambiental, retrieved 2016-05-14 
  4. ^ Figueiredo, João (13 March 1984), "DECRETO Nº 89.440, DE 13 DE MARÇO DE 1984", Brazilian Federal Senate (in Portuguese), Brazilian Government, retrieved 10 March 2016