São Sebastião do Uatumã

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São Sebastião do Uatumã
Municipality
Flag of São Sebastião do Uatumã
Flag
Official seal of São Sebastião do Uatumã
Seal
Location of the municipality inside Amazonas
Location of the municipality inside Amazonas
Coordinates: 2°34′19″S 57°52′15″W / 2.57194°S 57.87083°W / -2.57194; -57.87083Coordinates: 2°34′19″S 57°52′15″W / 2.57194°S 57.87083°W / -2.57194; -57.87083
Country  Brazil
Region North
State Amazonas
Time zone BRT (UTC−4)
 • Summer (DST) DST no longer used (UTC−4)

São Sebastião do Uatumã is a municipality located in the Brazilian state of Amazonas. Its population was 8,748 (2005) and its area is 10,741 km².[1]

Conservation[edit]

The municipality contains part of the 938,720 hectares (2,319,600 acres) Uatumã Biological Reserve, a strictly protected conservation unit created in 2002.[2] It contains about 60% of the 424,430 hectares (1,048,800 acres) Uatumã Sustainable Development Reserve, which protects the lower part of the Uatumã River basin.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ IBGE - [1]
  2. ^ Unidade de Conservação: Reserva Biológica do Uatumã (in Portuguese), MMA: Ministério do Meio Ambiente, retrieved 2016-04-18 
  3. ^ RDS do Uatumã (in Portuguese), ISA: Instituto Socioambiental, retrieved 2016-07-25