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Senador Amaral

Senador Amaral is the second highest city in Brazil), reaching near 1.620 m in some parts in the northern areas, nearly the Ponte Segura district, the highest point is an unnamed mount in Bom Repouso border at approximately 1660m above sea level. ...

                                               

Serra da Boa Vista (Minas Gerais)

The Serra da Boa Vista is a mountain situated approximately 40 km southwest of the town of Prata in the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais. It is on the edge of the BR-497 in the direction of Campina Verde. The Serra de Boa Vista is an important arc ...

                                               

Serranopolis de Minas

The municipality has an area of 553 km². The elevation is 555 meters. It became a municipality in 1997. The postal code CEP is 39518-000. Serranopolis de Minas is part of the statistical microregion of Janauba. The municipality contains part of t ...

                                               

Serro

Serro is a Brazilian municipality located in the state of Minas Gerais. The city belongs to the metropolitan area of Belo Horizonte and to the microregion of Conceição do Mato Dentro. In colonial times the city was known by the name Vila do Princ ...

                                               

Setubinha

Setubinha is a municipality in the northeast of the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais. As of 2007 the population was 10.834 in a total area of 536 km². The elevation is 729 metres. It is part of the IBGE statistical microregion of Teofilo Otoni The ...

                                               

Sobralia

Sobralia is a municipality in Brazil in the state of Minas Gerais. Its population in 2004 was estimated to be 6.000 inhabitants. The name Sobralia came from a local Native American tribe referring to the flowers called sobralia. This city is wher ...

                                               

Timoteo

Timoteo is a Brazilian municipality in the state of Minas Gerais, located by the Piracicaba River. The population as of 2016 was 88.255 inhabitants. The city is situated in the metropolitan area of the Steel Valley. It is the hometown of Aperam S ...

                                               

Tiradentes, Minas Gerais

Tiradentes is a municipality in the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais. It is located at 21°06′37″S 44°12′41″W, has an area of 83.5 km², and a maximum elevation above sea level of 927 m. Tiradentes had an estimated population of 6.364, as of 2004. T ...

                                               

Turmalina, Minas Gerais

Turmalina is a municipality in the northeast of the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais. As of 2007 the population was 17.219 in a total area of 1.153 km². The elevation of the urban area is 718 meters. It is part of the IBGE statistical meso-region ...

                                               

Uruana de Minas

Uruana de Minas is a municipality in the north of the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais. As of 2007 the population was 2.777 inhabitants in a total area of 589 km². The elevation of the municipal seat is 530 m above sea level. The town became a mun ...

                                               

Venda Nova, Belo Horizonte

Venda Nova is a neighborhood of Belo Horizonte, the third largest city in Brazil. It is situated on the northern side of the city, between the downtown area and the Confins International Airport. It is known, among other things, for the "Quadras ...

                                               

Veredinha

Veredinha is a municipality in the northeast of the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais. As of 2007 the population was 5.732 in a total area of 635 km². The elevation of the urban area is 635 meters. It is part of the IBGE statistical meso-region of ...

                                               

Vermelho Novo

Vermelho Novo is a Brazilian municipality located in the state of Minas Gerais. The city belongs to the mesoregion of Zona da Mata and to the microregion of Ponte Nova.

                                               

Volta Grande

Volta Grande is located in the Zona da Mata mesoregion of Minas Gerais near the border with the state of Rio de Janeiro. The city is 352 km 219 mi by road from the state capital of Belo Horizonte. It lies at an altitude of 210 m 690 ft.

                                               

Zona da Mata (Minas Gerais)

For other forest zones, see Zona da Mata coastal for Brazil, or the African forest zone. Zona da Mata is a mesoregion of the state of Minas Gerais, Brazil, situated in the southeastern part of the state, along the border of the states of Minas Ge ...

                                               

Afua

Afua is a Brazilian municipality located in the state of Para. Its population as of 2008 is estimated to be 32.368 people. The area of the municipality is 8.372.772 km². The city belongs to the mesoregion Marajo and to the microregion of Furos de ...

                                               

Alenquer, Para

Alenquer is a municipality in the state of Para in the Northern region of Brazil. The town is located on the northern bank of the Amazon River, roughly across from the city of Santarem.

                                               

Almeirim, Para

Almeirim is a city on the Amazon and the northernmost municipality in the Brazilian state of Para. It is also the fourth largest municipality in that state and the eighth largest in Brazil. The municipality is crossed by the Equator. The municipa ...

                                               

Alter do Chão, Para

Alter do Chão is one of the administrative districts of the city of Santarem, in Para state located on the right bank of the Tapajos. The distance to the city center about 37 kilometres across the highway Everaldo Martins. It is the main tourist ...

                                               

Anajas

Anajas is a Brazilian municipality located in the state of Para. Its population as of 2008 is estimated to be 26.563 people. The area of the municipality is 6.921.709 km². The city belongs to the mesoregion Marajo and to the microregion of Furos ...

                                               

Barcarena, Para

Barcarena is a Brazilian municipality in the state of Para adjacent the Tocantins River. It has a population of 102.015 and is part of the Belem metropolitan area. The citys economy relies largely on agriculture and bauxite. There are also facili ...

                                               

Bom Jesus do Tocantins, Para

Bom Jesus do Tocantins is a municipality located in the Brazilian state of Para. Its population was 13.913, and its area is 2.816.425 km². The municipality was founded on May 10, 1988, after separating from São João do Araguaia city. The district ...

                                               

Breves, Para

Breves is a Brazilian municipality located in the state of Para, on the island of Marajo. Its population as of 2018 is estimated to be 101.891 people. The area of the municipality is 9.550.454 km². The city belongs to the mesoregion Marajo and to ...

                                               

Cachoeira do Arari

Cachoeira do Arari is a Brazilian municipality located in the state of Para. Its population as of 2008 is estimated to be 19.996 people. The area of the municipality is 3.102.080 km². The city belongs to the mesoregion Marajo and to the microregi ...

                                               

Chaves, Para

Chaves is a Brazilian municipality located in the state of Para. Its population as of 2008 is estimated to be 20.228 people. The area of the municipality is 13.084.879 km². The city belongs to the mesoregion Marajo and to the microregion of Arari ...

                                               

Curralinho

Curralinho is a Brazilian municipality located in the state of Para. Its population as of 2008 is estimated to be 26.864 people. The area of the municipality is 3.617.240 km². The city belongs to the mesoregion Marajo and to the microregion of Fu ...

                                               

Curuça

Curuça is a municipality in the state of Para in the Northern region of Brazil. Curuça was founded in 1775, but only became a city in 1895. Some of the municipality was split off into separate municipalities in 1939, 1955 and 1991. The Curuça Riv ...

                                               

Gurupa

This article is about a city on the island of Marajo; for the island, see Ilha Grande do Gurupa; for the Portuguese colonial land grant, see captaincy of Gurupa. Gurupa or Santo Antonio de Gurupa is a municipality on the Amazon River in state of ...

                                               

Jacareacanga

The municipality contains the 739.806 hectares 1.828.100 acres Crepori National Forest, created in 2006. It contains 14% of the 1.988.445 hectares 4.913.550 acres Tapajos Environmental Protection Area, created in 2006. It contains part of the Ama ...

                                               

Maracanã, Para

Maracanã, Para is a municipality in the state of Para in the Northern region of Brazil. The municipality contains the lower reaches of the Maracanã River, which is joined by the Caripi River before widening into Maracanã Bay and emptying into the ...

                                               

Melgaço, Para

Melgaço is a Brazilian municipality in the state of Para. It stands at an altitude of 12 meters. Its population was estimated in 2005 at 25.153 inhabitants, according to the IBGE. It is located 290 km, in a straight line, from the capital of the ...

                                               

Monte Alegre, Para

Monte Alegre, Para is a municipality in the state of Para in the Northern region of Brazil. It is located along the Amazon River in northern Brazil. Near this area along the Amazon River is the Caverna da Pedra Pintada, an ancient archeological s ...

                                               

Muana

Muana is a Brazilian municipality located in the state of Para. 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 Marajo and to the microregion of Arari. ...

                                               

Novo Progresso

Novo Progresso is a municipality in the state of Para in the Northern region of Brazil. The city is served by Novo Progresso Airport The municipality contains part of the 342.192 hectares 845.570 acres Nascentes da Serra do Cachimbo Biological Re ...

                                               

Parauapebas

To the north is the municipality of Maraba; to the east, Curionopolis; to the south-east, Canaã dos Carajas; to the south, Agua Azul do Norte; to the south-west, Ourilandia do Norte, and to the west, São Felix do Xingu. The municipality contains ...

                                               

Ponta de Pedras

Ponta de Pedras is a Brazilian municipality located in the state of Para. Its population as of 2008 is estimated to be 25.743 people. The area of the municipality is 3.365.126 km². The city belongs to the mesoregion Marajo and to the microregion ...

                                               

Salvaterra, Para

Salvaterra is a Brazilian municipality located in the state of Para. 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 Marajo and the microregion of Arari.

                                               

Santa Cruz do Arari

Santa Cruz do Arari is a Brazilian municipality located in the state of Para. Its population as of 2008 is estimated to be 6.190 people. The area of the municipality is 1.074.854 km². The city belongs to the mesoregion Marajo and to the microregi ...

                                               

São Felix do Xingu

São Felix do Xingu is a municipality in the state of Para in the Northern region of Brazil. The city is served by São Felix do Xingu Airport. With an area of 84.212.932 km 2 32.514.795 sq mi, it is the third largest municipality in Para and the s ...

                                               

São Sebastião da Boa Vista

São Sebastião da Boa Vista is a Brazilian municipality located in the state of Para. Its population as of 2008 is estimated to be 21.499 people. The area of the municipality is 1.632.218 km². The city belongs to the mesoregion Marajo and to the m ...

                                               

Serra do Cachimbo

Serra do Cachimbo is a low mountain range in Brazil, in the southern part of the state of Para, located mostly in the municipalities of Altamira, Itaituba, Jacareacanga, and Novo Progresso. The Serra do Cachimbo complex is partly a continuous mas ...

                                               

Soure, Para

Soure is a Brazilian municipality located in the northern state of Para, on the island of Marajo, which is located in the Amazon River at its mouth. Its population as of 2008 is estimated to be 22.244 people. The area of the municipality is 3.512 ...

                                               

Suisuimene

Suisuimene or Xuixuimene is an Apalai-Wayana village on the Eastern Paru River in the state of Para in Brazil. Suisuimene is one of the larger villages along the Paru river and has an airstrip. Jehje Wayana is the chief of the village. Apart from ...

                                               

Trairão

The municipality contains part of the Trairão National Forest, in which logging is permitted subject to a management plan. It contains part of the 724.965 hectares 1.791.430 acres Altamira National Forest, a sustainable use conservation unit crea ...

                                               

Borborema Plateau

The Borborema Plateau is a plateau in northeastern Brazil which extends across the states of Pernambuco, Paraiba, and Rio Grande do Norte. The plateau is the northeasternmost portion of the Brazilian Highlands and is the most relevant watershed o ...

                                               

Camalau

Camalau is a municipality in the state of Paraiba in the mesoregion of Borborema and the West Cariri microregion. In 2006, it had an estimated population of 5.492. It has an area of 603 km².

                                               

Carapibus

Carapibus is a beach located in the municipality of Conde, Paraiba in the southern portion of the state of Paraiba, Northeast Brazil. The beach contains native vegetation-covered cliffs, pristine white sand, clear warm water, and natural pools fo ...

                                               

Patos

Patos is a municipality in the state of Paraiba in the Northeast Region of Brazil. Its population is 104.716 inhabitants. Esporte and Nacional are the citys two football soccer clubs. They play at the Jose Cavalcanti Municipal Stadium. There are ...

                                               

Bela Vista do Paraiso

Bela Vista do Paraiso is a municipality in the state of Parana in the Southern Region of Brazil. Bela Vista do Paraiso is a municipality in the Brazilian state of Parana, belonging to the metropolitan area of Londrina. Its population in 2009 is 1 ...

                                               

Campina do Simão

Campina do Simão is a municipality in the state of Parana in the Southern Region of Brazil. The municipality was first settled at the beginning on the 20th century, and is named for its first resident, Jose Simão, also known as Jeca Simão. Campin ...