Chapada dos Guimarães
|Chapada dos Guimarães|
Location in Mato Grosso state
|Time zone||BRT-1/BRST-1 (UTC-4/-3)|
Chapada dos Guimarães is a municipality located in central Brazil, 62 km from the city of Cuiaba, the capital of Mato Grosso State. It is home to the Chapada dos Guimarães National Park. Outside this town is the geographic center of South America.
The municipality contains 77% of the 3,534 hectares (8,730 acres) Rio da Casca Ecological Station, a strictly protected conservation unit created in 1994. The municipal seat contains the 31 hectares (77 acres) Quineira State Park, created in 2006.
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