Porto Grande

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For São Vicente's main port, see Porto Grande, Cape Verde

Porto Grande
Municipality
Flag of Porto Grande
Flag
Location in Amapá  state
Location in Amapá state
Porto Grande is located in Brazil
Porto Grande
Porto Grande
Location in Brazil
Coordinates: 00°42′46″N 51°24′46″W / 0.71278°N 51.41278°W / 0.71278; -51.41278Coordinates: 00°42′46″N 51°24′46″W / 0.71278°N 51.41278°W / 0.71278; -51.41278
Country  Brazil
Region North Region
State Amapá
Area
 • Total 4,425 km2 (1,709 sq mi)
Population (2015)
 • Total 19,669
 • Density 4.4/km2 (12/sq mi)
Time zone BRT (UTC-3)
Postal code 68980-000
Website www.portogrande.ap.gov.br


Porto Grande (Portuguese: Grand Harbor) is a municipality located in the southeast of the state of Amapá in Brazil. Its population is 19,669 and its area is 4,425 km².[1]

It has a tropical rainforest climate with a short dry season. The Annual Pineapple Festival is a popular tourist attraction.

The municipality contains 7.72% of the 2,369,400 hectares (5,855,000 acres) Amapá State Forest, a sustainable use conservation unit established in 2006.[2]

Neighboring municipalities[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "IBGE | Cidades | Amapá | Porto Grande". cidades.ibge.gov.br. Retrieved 2016-05-17. 
  2. ^ FES do Amapá (in Portuguese), ISA: Instituto Socioambiental, retrieved 2016-07-06 

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