Anajás

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Anajás
Municipality
Flag of Anajás
Flag
Official seal of Anajás
Seal
Location in the State of Pará
Location in the State of Pará
Coordinates: 00°59′13″S 49°56′24″W / 0.98694°S 49.94000°W / -0.98694; -49.94000Coordinates: 00°59′13″S 49°56′24″W / 0.98694°S 49.94000°W / -0.98694; -49.94000
Country Brazil
RegionNorth
State Pará
Area
 • Total6,921.709 km2 (2,672.487 sq mi)
Elevation
10 m (30 ft)
Population
 (2008)
 • Total26,563
 • Density3.1/km2 (8/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-3 (BST)
Postal Code
68810-000

Anajás is a Brazilian municipality located in the state of Pará. Its population as of 2008 is estimated to be 26,563 people. The area of the municipality is 6,921.709 km². The city belongs to the mesoregion Marajó and to the microregion of Furos de Breves.

The municipality is contained in the 59,985 square kilometres (23,160 sq mi) Marajó Archipelago Environmental Protection Area, a sustainable use conservation unit established in 1989 to protect the environment of the delta region.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ APA Arquipélago do Marajó (in Portuguese), ISA: Instituto Socioambiental, retrieved 2016-06-27