Anapu

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Anapu
Municipality
Location in Pará  state
Location in Pará state
Anapu is located in Brazil
Anapu
Anapu
Location in Brazil
Coordinates: 03°28′20″S 51°11′52″W / 3.47222°S 51.19778°W / -3.47222; -51.19778Coordinates: 03°28′20″S 51°11′52″W / 3.47222°S 51.19778°W / -3.47222; -51.19778
Country  Brazil
Region North Region
State Pará
Area
 • Total 11,895 km2 (4,593 sq mi)
Population (2015)
 • Total 25,414
 • Density 2.1/km2 (5.5/sq mi)
Time zone BRT (UTC-3)

Anapu is a city in Pará, Brazil. Its population in 2015 was 25,414 inhabitants. The territorial area of Anapu is 11,895 km².[1]

Anapu's rain forests are subject to massive clearcutting.

Anapu attracted international attention on February 12, 2005, when the American-born, naturalized Brazilian citizen Sister Dorothy Stang—member of the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur, and advocate for the rural poor of the Amazon Rainforest—was murdered there.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "IBGE | Cidades | Pará | Anapu". cidades.ibge.gov.br. Retrieved 2016-05-19.