Santo Antônio do Içá

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Santo Antônio do Içá
Municipality
Flag of Santo Antônio do Içá
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Location in Amazonas  state
Location in Amazonas state
Santo Antônio do Içá is located in Brazil
Santo Antônio do Içá
Santo Antônio do Içá
Location in Brazil
Coordinates: 3°6′7″S 67°56′24″W / 3.10194°S 67.94000°W / -3.10194; -67.94000Coordinates: 3°6′7″S 67°56′24″W / 3.10194°S 67.94000°W / -3.10194; -67.94000
Country  Brazil
Region North Region
State Amazonas
Microregion Alto Solimões
Area
 • Total 12,307 km2 (4,752 sq mi)
Population (2015)
 • Total 23,688
 • Density 1.9/km2 (5.0/sq mi)
Time zone BRT-1 (UTC-4)
Postal code 69680-xxx
Area code (00)55-92

Santo Antônio do Içá is a community and a municipality in the state of Amazonas near the Columbian border in Brazil. The population is 23,688 (2015 est.) in an area of 12,307 km².[1] The municipality was created in 1955 out of São Paulo de Olivença. The city is served by Ipiranga Airport.

The municipality contains the 15,000 hectares (37,000 acres) Javari-Buriti Area of Relevant Ecological Interest, created in 1985.[2] It contains parts of the Jutaí-Solimões Ecological Station.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística
  2. ^ ARIE Javari-Buriti (in Portuguese), ISA: Instituto Socioambiental, retrieved 2016-10-19 
  3. ^ Unidade de Conservação: Estação Ecológica de Jutaí-Solimões (in Portuguese), MMA: Ministério do Meio Ambiente, retrieved 2016-05-04 

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