Presidente Figueiredo

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Presidente Figueiredo
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Location of the municipality inside Amazonas
Location of the municipality inside Amazonas
Coordinates: 2°1′2″S 60°1′30″W / 2.01722°S 60.02500°W / -2.01722; -60.02500Coordinates: 2°1′2″S 60°1′30″W / 2.01722°S 60.02500°W / -2.01722; -60.02500
Country  Brazil
Region North
State Amazonas
Time zone BRT (UTC−4)
 • Summer (DST) DST no longer used (UTC−4)

Presidente Figueiredo is a municipality located in the Brazilian state of Amazonas. Its population was 30,978 (2013) and its area is 25,422 km².[1]


The municipality contains the 374,700 hectares (926,000 acres) Caverna do Maroaga Environmental Protection Area, established in 1990.[2] It contains part of the 938,720 hectares (2,319,600 acres) Uatumã Biological Reserve, a strictly protected conservation unit created in 2002.[3] It also holds about 2% of the Rio Negro Left Bank Environmental Protection Area, a 611,008 hectares (1,509,830 acres) sustainable use conservation area created in 1995.[4]


  1. ^ "Amazonas » Presidente Figueiredo". IBGE. 2014. Retrieved 23 April 2014. 
  2. ^ APA Caverna do Maroaga (Presidente Figueiredo) (in Portuguese), ISA: Instituto Socioambiental, retrieved 2016-10-20 
  3. ^ Unidade de Conservação: Reserva Biológica do Uatumã (in Portuguese), MMA: Ministério do Meio Ambiente, retrieved 2016-04-18 
  4. ^ APA Margem Esquerda do Rio Negro (in Portuguese), ISA: Instituto Socioambiental, retrieved 2016-06-28