Muaná Article

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Muaná
Municipality
Flag of Muaná
Flag
Location in the State of Pará
Location in the State of Pará
Coordinates: 01°31′40″S 49°13′01″W / 1.52778°S 49.21694°W / -1.52778; -49.21694
MUANá Latitude and Longitude:

01°31′40″S 49°13′01″W / 1.52778°S 49.21694°W / -1.52778; -49.21694
Country  Brazil
Region North
State  Pará
Area
 • Total3,765.524 km2 (1,453.877 sq mi)
Elevation22 m (72 ft)
Population (2008)
 • Total30,117
 • Density7.4/km2 (19/sq mi)
Time zone UTC-3 ( BST)
Postal Code68825-000

Muaná is a Brazilian municipality located in the state of Pará. Its population as of 2008 is estimated to be 30,117 people. The area of the municipality is 3,765.524 km². The city belongs to the mesoregion Marajó and to the microregion of Arari.

The municipality is contained in the 59,985 square kilometres (23,160 sq mi) Marajó Archipelago Environmental Protection Area, a sustainable use conservation unit established in 1989 to protect the environment of the delta region. [1]

References

  1. ^ APA Arquipélago do Marajó (in Portuguese), ISA: Instituto Socioambiental, retrieved 2016-06-27