Cachoeira do Arari

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Cachoeira do Arari
Municipality
Flag of Cachoeira do Arari
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Location in the State of Pará
Location in the State of Pará
Coordinates: 01°00′39″S 48°57′46″W / 1.01083°S 48.96278°W / -1.01083; -48.96278Coordinates: 01°00′39″S 48°57′46″W / 1.01083°S 48.96278°W / -1.01083; -48.96278
Country  Brazil
Region North
State  Pará
Area
 • Total 3,102.080 km2 (1,197.720 sq mi)
Elevation 2 m (7 ft)
Population (2008)
 • Total 19,996
 • Density 5.7/km2 (15/sq mi)
Time zone UTC-3 (BST)
Postal Code 68840-000

Cachoeira do Arari is a Brazilian municipality located in the state of Pará. Its population as of 2008 is estimated to be 19,996 people. The area of the municipality is 3,102.080 km². The city belongs to the mesoregion Marajó and to the microregion of Arari.

The municipality is contained in the 59,985 square kilometres (23,160 sq mi) Marajó Archipelago Environmental Protection Area, a sustainable use conservation unit established in 1989 to protect the environment of the delta region.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ APA Arquipélago do Marajó (in Portuguese), ISA: Instituto Socioambiental, retrieved 2016-06-27