Maracanã, Pará

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Maracanã, Pará
Location in Pará
Location in Pará
Country  Brazil
Region Northern
State Pará
Mesoregion Nordeste Paraense
Time zone UTC -3

Maracanã, Pará is a municipality in the state of Pará in the Northern region of Brazil.[1][2][3][4]

The municipality contains the lower reaches of the Maracanã River, which is joined by the Caripi River before widening into Maracanã Bay and emptying into the Atlantic Ocean beside Maiandeua Island. The banks of the rivers are protected by the 30,179 hectares (74,570 acres) Maracanã Marine Extractive Reserve, created in 2002.[5] The municipality contains the 2,378 hectares (5,880 acres) Algodoal-Maiandeua Environmental Protection Area, created in 1990.[6]

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  1. ^ "Divisão Territorial do Brasil" (in Portuguese). Divisão Territorial do Brasil e Limites Territoriais, Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística (IBGE). July 1, 2008. Retrieved December 17, 2009. 
  2. ^ "Estimativas da população para 1º de julho de 2009" (PDF) (in Portuguese). Estimativas de População, Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística (IBGE). August 14, 2009. Retrieved December 17, 2009. 
  3. ^ "Ranking decrescente do IDH-M dos municípios do Brasil" (in Portuguese). Atlas do Desenvolvimento Humano, Programa das Nações Unidas para o Desenvolvimento (PNUD). 2000. Retrieved December 17, 2009. 
  4. ^ "Produto Interno Bruto dos Municípios 2002-2005" (PDF) (in Portuguese). Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística (IBGE). December 19, 2007. Retrieved December 17, 2009. 
  5. ^ RESEX Marinha do Maracanã (in Portuguese), ISA: Instituto Socioambiental, retrieved 2016-08-08 
  6. ^ APA Algodoal-Maiandeua (in Portuguese), ISA: Instituto Socioambiental, retrieved 2017-02-10 

Coordinates: 0°45′54″S 47°27′00″W / 0.76500°S 47.45000°W / -0.76500; -47.45000