Colares, Pará

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Colares
Location of Colares
Location of Colares
Coordinates: 00°56′13″S 48°16′55″W / 0.93694°S 48.28194°W / -0.93694; -48.28194Coordinates: 00°56′13″S 48°16′55″W / 0.93694°S 48.28194°W / -0.93694; -48.28194
CountryBrazil
RegionNorte
StatePará
Government
 • MayorIvanito Monteiro Goncalves
Area
 • Total609.776 km2 (235.436 sq mi)
Population
(2006)
 • Total12,328
 • Density20.2/km2 (52/sq mi)

Colares is a city in the north part of Pará, Brazil. The city became famous because of the Colares UFO flap, which later originated the Operação Prato.