Atalaia do Norte

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Atalaia do Norte
Municipality
The Municipality of Atalaia do Norte
Flag of Atalaia do Norte
Flag
Official seal of Atalaia do Norte
Seal
Nickname(s): 
"Pérola do Javari" (Javari's Pearl)
Location in the Estado do Amazonas
Location in the Estado do Amazonas
Atalaia do Norte is located in Brazil
Atalaia do Norte
Atalaia do Norte
Location in Brazil
Coordinates: 04°22′19″S 70°11′31″W / 4.37194°S 70.19194°W / -4.37194; -70.19194Coordinates: 04°22′19″S 70°11′31″W / 4.37194°S 70.19194°W / -4.37194; -70.19194
Country Brazil
RegionNorte
StateBandeira do Amazonas.svg Amazonas
FoundedDecember 19, 1955
Government
 • MayorNonato do Nascimento Tenazor (PDT)
Area
 • Total76,355 km2 (29,481 sq mi)
Elevation
65 m (213 ft)
Population
(2008)
 • Total13,682
 • Density6.92/km2 (17.9/sq mi)
 [1]
Time zoneUTC-4 (AST)
HDI (2000)0.559 – medium[2]

Atalaia do Norte is the most western municipality in the Brazilian state of Amazonas. Its population was 13,682 (2008) and its area is 76,355 km²,[3] thus making it the third largest municipality in Amazonas and the seventh largest in Brazil.

References[edit]

  1. ^ IBGE 2008 statistics
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2009-10-03. Retrieved 2009-12-17.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link) UNDP
  3. ^ IBGE - "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2008-06-11. Retrieved 2008-06-11.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)