Boca do Acre

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Boca do Acre
Municipality
Location of the municipality inside Amazonas
Location of the municipality inside Amazonas
Coordinates: 8°45′7″S 67°23′52″W / 8.75194°S 67.39778°W / -8.75194; -67.39778Coordinates: 8°45′7″S 67°23′52″W / 8.75194°S 67.39778°W / -8.75194; -67.39778
Country  Brazil
Region North
State Amazonas
Time zone BRT (UTC−4)
 • Summer (DST) DST no longer used (UTC−4)

Boca do Acre (Mouth of Acre) is a municipality located in the Brazilian state of Amazonas. Its population was 28,261 (2005) and its area is 22,349 km².[1]

The municipality holds 92% of the 311,000 hectares (770,000 acres) Mapiá-Inauini National Forest, created in 1989.[2] It also contains the 133,637 hectares (330,220 acres) Arapixi Extractive Reserve, created in 2006.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ IBGE - "Archived copy". Archived from the original on June 11, 2008. Retrieved June 11, 2008. 
  2. ^ FLONA Mapiá-Inauini (in Portuguese), ISA: Instituto Socioambiental, retrieved 2016-09-08 
  3. ^ RESEX Arapixi (in Portuguese), ISA: Instituto Socioambiental, retrieved 2016-09-08