Bragança, Pará

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Bragança, Pará
Municipality
Bragança (Sao Pedro Alcantara) Cathedral and Obelisk
Bragança (Sao Pedro Alcantara) Cathedral and Obelisk
Flag of Bragança, Pará
Flag
Official seal of Bragança, Pará
Seal
Nickname(s): Tera da Marujada (Land of the Fandango)
Location of Bragança in the State of Pará
Location of Bragança in the State of Pará
Bragança, Pará is located in Brazil
Bragança, Pará
Bragança, Pará
Location in Brazil
Coordinates: 01°03′46″S 46°46′22″W / 1.06278°S 46.77278°W / -1.06278; -46.77278
Country  Brazil
Region Northern
State Pará
Mesoregion Nordeste Paraense
Demonym bargantino(a)
Founded 1613
Government
 • Mayor Joao Nelson Pereira Magalhaes (PT)
Area
 • Total 807.044 sq mi (2,090.234 km2)
Elevation 62 ft (19 m)
Population (2014)
 • Total 120,124
 • Density 148.8/sq mi (57.47/km2)
Time zone UTC -3

Bragança, Pará is a municipality in the state of Pará in the Northern region of Brazil.[1][2][3][4]

The municipality contains part of the 27,864 hectares (68,850 acres) Tracuateua Marine Extractive Reserve, a sustainable use conservation unit created in 2005.[5] It contains the 42,069 hectares (103,950 acres) Caeté-Taperaçu Marine Extractive Reserve, created in 2005.[6]

History[edit]

The city was founded as New Bragança (after Bragança, Portugal).

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Divisão Territorial do Brasil" (in Portuguese). Divisão Territorial do Brasil e Limites Territoriais, Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística (IBGE). July 1, 2008. Retrieved December 17, 2009. 
  2. ^ "Estimativas da população para 1º de julho de 2009" (PDF) (in Portuguese). Estimativas de População, Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística (IBGE). August 14, 2009. Retrieved December 17, 2009. 
  3. ^ "Ranking decrescente do IDH-M dos municípios do Brasil" (in Portuguese). Atlas do Desenvolvimento Humano, Programa das Nações Unidas para o Desenvolvimento (PNUD). 2000. Archived from the original on October 3, 2009. Retrieved December 17, 2009. 
  4. ^ "Produto Interno Bruto dos Municípios 2002-2005" (PDF) (in Portuguese). Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística (IBGE). December 19, 2007. Archived from the original (PDF) on October 2, 2008. Retrieved December 17, 2009. 
  5. ^ RESEX Marinha de Tracuateua (in Portuguese), ISA: Instituto Socioambiental, retrieved 2016-06-04 
  6. ^ RESEX Marinha de Caeté-Taperaçu (in Portuguese), ISA: Instituto Socioambiental, retrieved 2016-09-12 


Coordinates: 1°03′46″S 46°46′22″W / 1.06278°S 46.77278°W / -1.06278; -46.77278