Cruzeiro do Sul, Acre
|Cruzeiro do Sul, Acre|
Cathedral of Our Lady of Glory.
|Nickname(s): Terra dos Nauas (Land of the Nahua)|
Location of municipality in Acre State
|Founded||September 12, 1904|
|• Mayor||Wagner Sales (PMDB)|
|• Total||3,059.838 sq mi (7,924.943 km2)|
|Elevation||597 ft (182 m)|
|• Density||26.1/sq mi (10.07/km2)|
It is bordered to the north by the state of Amazonas, to the south by Peru, to the east by the municipality of Porto Walter, to the west by the municipality of Rodrigues Alves, to the northwest by the municipality of Tarauacá, and to the northwest by the municipality of Mâncio Lima.
The principal economic activity of the municipality is rubber extraction. Of lesser importance is the farming of cassava, coffee and rice.
The town is served by Cruzeiro do Sul International Airport.
- PARNA da Serra do Divisor (in Portuguese), ISA: Instituto Socioambiental, retrieved 2016-08-08
- (Portuguese) Bem-vindo à Cruzeiro do Sul
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