Jurubatiba Sandbank National Park

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Jurubatiba Sandbank National Park
Parque Nacional da Restinga de Jurubatiba
IUCN category II (national park)
Parque Nacional da Restinga de Jurubatiba 31.jpg
Park in 2014
Map showing the location of Jurubatiba Sandbank National Park
Map showing the location of Jurubatiba Sandbank National Park
Nearest city Campos dos Goytacazes, Rio de Janeiro
Coordinates 22°12′04″S 41°29′35″W / 22.201°S 41.493°W / -22.201; -41.493Coordinates: 22°12′04″S 41°29′35″W / 22.201°S 41.493°W / -22.201; -41.493
Designation National park
Created 29 July 1998
Administrator ICMBio

The Jurubatiba Sandbank National Park (Portuguese: Parque Nacional da Restinga de Jurubatiba) is a national park in the Brazilian state of Rio de Janeiro. The park has approximately 44 kilometres of sandbank coast.

History[edit]

The park was created on 29 July 1998. It spreads along the coast of Quissamã, Carapebus and Macaé municipalities. More than 60% of its area are inside the Quissamã municipality, around 30% inside Carapebus and the rest in Macaé.

Geography[edit]

Area: 148.6 km²

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