Location of the municipality inside Amazonas
|• Total||4,231 km2 (1,634 sq mi)|
|• Density||2/km2 (5/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC−4 (BRT)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−4 (DST no longer used)|
Itapiranga is a municipality located in the state of Amazonas northern Brazil on the left bank of the Solimões River about 200 km east of Manaus. Its population was 8,625 (2005) and its area is 4,231 km².
The name is of Indian origin, and was given to a quarry which has a port. It comes from ita, stone and pitanga, red, so the name means "red stone".
It was founded in 1931 as a suburb of Silves.
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