São José de Ribamar

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São José de Ribamar
city
Location of São José de Ribamar in the state of Maranhão and Brazil
Location of São José de Ribamar in the state of Maranhão and Brazil
Region Nordeste
State Maranhão
Government
 • Mayor Gil Cutrim (PDT)
Area
 • city 386.282 km2 (149.144 sq mi)
Population (2006 IBGE)
 • city 134,593
 • Density 348.4/km2 (902/sq mi)
 • Metro 1,227,659
Time zone UTC-3 (UTC-3)

Sao José de Ribamar is a Brazilian municipality in the Maranhão state. 134.593 was its estimated population in 2006. It is part of the São Luís Island together with São Luís, Raposa, and Paço do Lumiar.

The municipality contains part of the 1,535,310 hectares (3,793,800 acres) Upaon-Açu/Miritiba/Alto Preguiças Environmental Protection Area, created in 1992.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ APA Upaon-Açu/Miritiba/Alto Preguiças (in Portuguese), ISA: Instituto Socioambiental, retrieved 2017-02-09 

Coordinates: 2°33′S 44°03′W / 2.550°S 44.050°W / -2.550; -44.050