Rio Preto da Eva

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Rio Preto da Eva
Municipality
Cristo Redentor em Rio Preto da Eva.jpg
Flag of Rio Preto da Eva
Flag
Location of the municipality inside Amazonas
Location of the municipality inside Amazonas
Rio Preto da Eva is located in Brazil
Rio Preto da Eva
Rio Preto da Eva
Location in Brazil
Coordinates: 2°41′56″S 59°42′0″W / 2.69889°S 59.70000°W / -2.69889; -59.70000Coordinates: 2°41′56″S 59°42′0″W / 2.69889°S 59.70000°W / -2.69889; -59.70000
Country  Brazil
Region North
State Amazonas
Time zone BRT (UTC−4)
 • Summer (DST) DST no longer used (UTC−4)

Rio Preto da Eva (Black River of Eve in Portuguese) is a municipality located just east of Manaus in the Brazilian state of Amazonas. Its population was 24,283 (2005) and its area is 5,813 square kilometres (2,244 sq mi).[1]

The municipality contains most of the Biological Dynamics of Forest Fragments Project Area of Relevant Ecological Interest, created in 1985.[2] The municipality contains the 27,342 hectares (67,560 acres) Rio Urubu State Forest, created in 2003.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ IBGE - [1]
  2. ^ ARIE Proj. Dinâmica B. de Fragmentos Florestais (in Portuguese), ISA: Instituto Socioambiental, retrieved 2016-10-18 
  3. ^ FES do Rio Urubu (in Portuguese), ISA: Instituto Socioambiental, retrieved 2016-10-20