Salvaterra, Pará Article

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Flag of Salvaterra
Official seal of Salvaterra
Location in the State of Pará
Location in the State of Pará
Coordinates: 00°45′10″S 48°31′01″W / 0.75278°S 48.51694°W / -0.75278; -48.51694
SALVATERRA Latitude and Longitude:

00°45′10″S 48°31′01″W / 0.75278°S 48.51694°W / -0.75278; -48.51694
Country  Brazil
Region North
State  Pará
 • Total1,043.504 km2 (402.899 sq mi)
Elevation5 m (16 ft)
Population (2008)
 • Total17,077
 • Density16.8/km2 (44/sq mi)
Time zone UTC-3 ( BST)
Postal Code68860-000

Salvaterra is a Brazilian municipality located in the state of Pará. Its population as of 2008 is estimated to be 17,077 people. The area of the municipality is 1,043.504 km². The city is located in the mesoregion Marajó and 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] The municipality operates the Mata do Bacurizal e do Lago Caraparu Ecological Reserve, a forest area with a lake just south of the town of Salvaterra. [2]



  • APA Arquipélago do Marajó (in Portuguese), ISA: Instituto Socioambiental, retrieved 2016-06-27
  • Giovanni Salera Júnior (24 August 2012), "Reserva Ecológica da Mata do Bacurizal e do Lago Caraparu", Mesa de Bar News, Gurupi – Estado do Tocantins. (476), retrieved 2016-07-17