Pacaraima

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Pacaraima
Municipality
Município de Paracaima
Municipality of Pacaraima
Pacaraima - avenida.JPG
Area
 • Municipality 8.028 km2 (3.100 sq mi)
Elevation 920 m (3 018 ft)
Population (2013)
 • Metro 11.423
Demonym(s) Pacaraimense

Pacaraima (Portuguese pronunciation: [pakaˈɾajmɐ]) is a municipality located in the northwest of the state of Roraima in Brazil. It is second most northern municipality in Brazil, behind Uiramutã.[1]

Located here within Indigenous Land San Marcos is a major indigenous artifact. Pedra Pintada is a large rock that is covered with ancient indigenous pictographs and other designs of an early culture. Visitation to the site may only be arranged through explicit permission from the National Indian Foundation.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "IBGE: Pacaraima" (in Portuguese).