Apiacás

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Apiacás
Municipality
The Municipality of Apiacás
Location of Apiacás
Location of Apiacás
Apiacás is located in Brazil
Apiacás
Apiacás
Location of Apiacás
Coordinates: 09°32′38″S 57°26′56″W / 9.54389°S 57.44889°W / -9.54389; -57.44889Coordinates: 09°32′38″S 57°26′56″W / 9.54389°S 57.44889°W / -9.54389; -57.44889
Country  Brazil
Region Central-West
State Bandeira de Mato Grosso.svg Mato Grosso
Founded January 1, 2001
Government
 • Mayor Silda Kochemborger
Area
 • Total 20,364.204 km2 (7,862.663 sq mi)
Elevation 200 m (700 ft)
Population (2012)
 • Total 8,855
 • Density 0.3/km2 (0.8/sq mi)
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Time zone UTC-4 (UTC-4)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-3 (UTC-3)
HDI (2000) 0.713 – medium[2]

Apiacás is the northernmost municipality in the Brazilian state of Mato Grosso. It is the only city in a territorial "edge" of Mato Grosso that "pierce" the boundary between Amazonas and Pará.

The municipality contains part of the 19,582 square kilometres (7,561 sq mi) Juruena National Park, one of the largest conservation units in Brazil.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2012 Populational Estimate" (PDF). Censo Populacional 2012. Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística (IBGE). July 2012. Retrieved September 8, 2012. 
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2009-10-03. Retrieved 2009-12-17.  - UNDP
  3. ^ Unidade de Conservação: Parque Nacional do Juruena (in Portuguese), MMA: Ministério do Meio Ambiente, retrieved 2016-05-23