Careiro da Várzea

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Careiro da Várzea
Municipality
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Location of the municipality inside Amazonas
Location of the municipality inside Amazonas
Careiro da Várzea is located in Brazil
Careiro da Várzea
Careiro da Várzea
Location in Brazil
Coordinates: 3°13′15″S 59°49′33″W / 3.22083°S 59.82583°W / -3.22083; -59.82583Coordinates: 3°13′15″S 59°49′33″W / 3.22083°S 59.82583°W / -3.22083; -59.82583
Country  Brazil
Region North
State Amazonas
Time zone BRT (UTC−4)
 • Summer (DST) DST no longer used (UTC−4)

Careiro da Várzea is a municipality located in the Brazilian state of Amazonas. Its population was 16,725 (2005) and its area is 2,631 km².[1] It lies on the south (right) bank of the Amazon opposite Manaus.

Careiro da Várzea is the terminus of the BR-319 road from southern Brazil. There is a ferry link to Manaus.

References[edit]

  1. ^ IBGE - "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2008-06-11. Retrieved 2008-06-11.