Chapadinha

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Chapadinha
Municipality
Flag of Chapadinha
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Location in Maranhão  state
Location in Maranhão state
Chapadinha is located in Brazil
Chapadinha
Chapadinha
Location in Brazil
Coordinates: 03°44′31″S 43°21′36″W / 3.74194°S 43.36000°W / -3.74194; -43.36000Coordinates: 03°44′31″S 43°21′36″W / 3.74194°S 43.36000°W / -3.74194; -43.36000
Country  Brazil
Region Northeast Region
State Maranhão
Area
 • Total 3,247 km2 (1,254 sq mi)
Population (2015)
 • Total 77,684
 • Density 24/km2 (62/sq mi)
Time zone BRT (UTC-3)

Chapadinha is a Brazilian municipality in the state of Maranhão. It is located 235 km south-east of the state capital São Luís. The population is 77,684 (2015) and the total area is 3,247 km2.[1]

The municipality lies in the Munim River basin.[2] The municipality contains the 11,971 hectares (29,580 acres) Chapada Limpa Extractive Reserve, created in 2007.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "IBGE | Cidades | Maranhão | Chapadinha". cidades.ibge.gov.br. Retrieved 2016-05-19. 
  2. ^ Comitê de Bacia Hidrográfica do Rio Munim convoca primeira assembleia (in Portuguese), Governo do Maranhão, 14 September 2015, retrieved 2017-02-09 
  3. ^ RESEX Chapada Limpa (in Portuguese), ISA: Instituto Socioambiental, retrieved 2016-08-31