Silva Jardim

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Silva Jardim
Municipality
Silva Jardim is located in Brazil
Silva Jardim
Silva Jardim
Coordinates: 22°39′04″S 42°23′31″W / 22.651°S 42.392°W / -22.651; -42.392Coordinates: 22°39′04″S 42°23′31″W / 22.651°S 42.392°W / -22.651; -42.392
Country Brazil
State Rio de Janeiro
Municipality Silva Jardim

Silva Jardim is a municipality located in the Brazilian state of Rio de Janeiro. Its population was 21,349 (2010) and its area is 938 km².[1]

Conservation[edit]

The municipality contains the 5,052 hectares (12,480 acres) Poço das Antas Biological Reserve, a strictly protected conservation unit created in 1974 from a former experimental agricultural station.[2] It contains 7.5% of the 46,350 hectares (114,500 acres) Três Picos State Park, created in 2002.[3] It contains part of the Central Rio de Janeiro Atlantic Forest Mosaic of conservation units, created in 2006.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ IBGE - [1]
  2. ^ Unidade de Conservação: Reserva Biológica de Poço das Antas (in Portuguese), MMA: Ministério do Meio Ambiente, retrieved 2016-04-28 
  3. ^ PES dos Três Picos (in Portuguese), ISA: Instituto Socioambiental, retrieved 2016-10-03 
  4. ^ Costa, Cláudia; Lamas, Ivana; Fernandes, Rosan (December 2010), Planejamento Estratégico do Mosaico Central Fluminense (PDF) (in Portuguese), Reserva da Biosfera da Mata Atlântica, p. 13, retrieved 2016-10-02