Beruri

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Beruri
Municipality
Location of the municipality inside Amazonas
Location of the municipality inside Amazonas
Beruri is located in Brazil
Beruri
Beruri
Location in Brazil
Coordinates: 3°53′54″S 61°22′23″W / 3.89833°S 61.37306°W / -3.89833; -61.37306Coordinates: 3°53′54″S 61°22′23″W / 3.89833°S 61.37306°W / -3.89833; -61.37306
Country Brazil
RegionNorth
State Amazonas
Time zoneUTC−4 (BRT)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (DST no longer used)
ClimateAf

Beruri is a municipality located in the Brazilian state of Amazonas. Its population was 13,220 (2005) and its area is 17,251 km².[1]

The municipality contains 28.17% of the 1,008,167 hectares (2,491,230 acres) Piagaçu-Purus Sustainable Development Reserve, established in 2003.[2] It contains about 6% of the Nascentes do Lago Jari National Park, an 812,745 hectares (2,008,340 acres) protected area established in 2008.[3] It contain 57% of the 397,557 hectares (982,380 acres) Igapó-Açu Sustainable Development Reserve, created in 2009.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ IBGE - "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2007-01-09. Retrieved 2014-08-03.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ RDS Piagaçu-Purus (in Portuguese), ISA: Instituto Socioambiental, retrieved 2016-08-20
  3. ^ FLONA do Iquiri (in Portuguese), ISA: Instituto Socioambiental, retrieved 2016-06-02
  4. ^ RDS Igapó-Açu (in Portuguese), ISA: Instituto Socioambiental, retrieved 2016-09-02