Laranjal do Jari
|Laranjal do Jari|
|The Municipality of Laranjal do Jari|
|Nickname(s): "Beiradão" (Big Edge, because of the city's large boundary and its location in the edge of Amapá.)|
|Motto: "Laranjal com Responsabilidade" (Laranjal with Responsibility)|
Location of Laranjal do Jari in the State of Amapá
|Founded||December 17, 1987|
|• Mayor||Euricelia Melo Cardoso (PP)|
|• Total||41,668 km2 (16,088 sq mi)|
|Elevation||7 m (22 ft)|
|• Density||0.94/km2 (2.4/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC-3 (UTC-3)|
|HDI (2000)||0.732 – medium|
Laranjal do Jari (Jari Orangery) is a municipality located in the west of the state of Amapá in Brazil. It is the only municipality in the west boundaries of Amapá, except for a small part of Vitória do Jari. Its population is 41,688 and its area is 29,699 km², which makes it the largest municipality of Amapá.
The municipality contains 39% of the 501,771 hectares (1,239,900 acres) Rio Cajari Extractive Reserve, created in 1990. It also contains 69% of the 806,184 hectares (1,992,120 acres) Rio Iratapuru Sustainable Development Reserve, created in 1997.
- "2012 Populational Estimate" (PDF). Censo Populacional 2012. Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística (IBGE). July 2012. Retrieved August 31, 2012.
-  Archived 2009-10-03 at the Wayback Machine. UNDP
- RESEX do Rio Cajari (in Portuguese), ISA: Instituto Socioambiental, retrieved 2016-11-06
- RDS do Rio Iratapuru (in Portuguese), ISA: Instituto Socioambiental, retrieved 2016-11-05
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