Juruá, Amazonas

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Juruá
Flag of Juruá
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Location of the municipality inside Amazonas
Location of the municipality inside Amazonas
Juruá is located in Brazil
Juruá
Juruá
Location in Brazil
Coordinates: 3°28′51″S 66°4′8″W / 3.48083°S 66.06889°W / -3.48083; -66.06889Coordinates: 3°28′51″S 66°4′8″W / 3.48083°S 66.06889°W / -3.48083; -66.06889
Country Brazil
RegionNorth
State Amazonas
Time zoneUTC−4 (BRT)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (DST no longer used)

Juruá is a municipality located in the Brazilian state of Amazonas. Its population was 7,516 (2005) and its area is 19,400 km².[1]

The municipality contains 62% of the 187,982 hectares (464,510 acres) Baixo Juruá Extractive Reserve, created in 2001.[2] The municipality contains about 12% of the Tefé National Forest, created in 1989.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ IBGE - "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2008-06-11. Retrieved 2014-08-03.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ RESEX do Baixo Juruá (in Portuguese), ISA: Instituto Socioambiental, retrieved 2016-10-22
  3. ^ FLONA de Tefé (in Portuguese), ISA: Instituto Socioambiental, retrieved 2016-10-19