Peixoto de Azevedo
|Peixoto de Azevedo|
Location in Mato Grosso state
|Time zone||BRT-1/BRST-1 (UTC-4/-3)|
Peixoto de Azevedo is a municipality in the state of Mato Grosso, Brazil. On September 29, 2006, the Brazilian Gol Transportes Aéreos Flight 1907 crashed approximately 200 kilometers (120 mi) east of the city center. Peixoto de Azevedo was the ancient location of Panará's Indian tribes. They were expelled by the gold rush in the region. Now, the Panará's tribes are located in the Indigenous Area Kapoto-Jarinã, created by the Villa-Boas brothers.
The nearby Alta Floresta Gold Province comprises 38 gold mines. 
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