Pauini

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Pauini
Municipality
Location of the municipality inside Amazonas
Location of the municipality inside Amazonas
Coordinates: 7°42′50″S 66°58′33″W / 7.71389°S 66.97583°W / -7.71389; -66.97583Coordinates: 7°42′50″S 66°58′33″W / 7.71389°S 66.97583°W / -7.71389; -66.97583
Country  Brazil
Region North
State Amazonas
Time zone BRT (UTC−4)
 • Summer (DST) DST no longer used (UTC−4)

Pauini is a municipality located in the Brazilian state of Amazonas.

The population of Pauini was 17,125 in 2005. Its area is 43,263 square kilometres (16,704 sq mi).[1] The municipality contains the 256,000 hectares (630,000 acres) Purus National Forest, created in 1988.[2] It holds 8% of the 311,000 hectares (770,000 acres) Mapiá-Inauini National Forest, created in 1989.[3] It also contains 8% of the 604,209 hectares (1,493,030 acres) Médio Purus Extractive Reserve, created in 2008.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ IBGE - [1]
  2. ^ FLONA do Purus (in Portuguese), ISA: Instituto Socioambiental, retrieved 2016-09-08 
  3. ^ FLONA Mapiá-Inauini (in Portuguese), ISA: Instituto Socioambiental, retrieved 2016-09-08 
  4. ^ RESEX Médio Purus (in Portuguese), ISA: Instituto Socioambiental, retrieved 2016-09-03