Alta Floresta

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Alta Floresta, Mato Grosso
Municipality
Flag of Alta Floresta, Mato Grosso
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Motto: A força da União (The force of union)
Location of Alta Floresta in Mato Grosso
Location of Alta Floresta in Mato Grosso
Alta Floresta, Mato Grosso is located in Brazil
Alta Floresta, Mato Grosso
Alta Floresta, Mato Grosso
Location in Brazil
Coordinates: 12°32′42″S 55°42′39″W / 12.54500°S 55.71083°W / -12.54500; -55.71083
Country  Brazil
Region Center-West
State Mato Grosso
Mesoregion Norte Mato-Grossense
Founded May 19, 1976
Government
 • Mayor Asiel Bezerra de Araujo (PMDB)
Area
 • Total 3,454.483 sq mi (8,947.069 km2)
Elevation 928 ft (283 m)
Population (2016)
 • Total 50,082
 • Density 14/sq mi (5.6/km2)
Time zone UTC -4
Demonym altaflorestense, florestense

Alta Floresta (Portuguese for "High Forest") is a municipality in Mato Grosso, Brazil. It is located at around 9°53′10″S 56°5′14″W / 9.88611°S 56.08722°W / -9.88611; -56.08722Coordinates: 9°53′10″S 56°5′14″W / 9.88611°S 56.08722°W / -9.88611; -56.08722.

The municipality is served by Piloto Osvaldo Marques Dias Airport.

The municipality contains a small part of the 184,900 hectares (457,000 acres) Cristalino State Park, created in 2001.[1]

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  1. ^ Infraestrutura do Módulo do Parque Estadual do Cristalino (in Portuguese), PPBio, retrieved 2016-11-01 

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