Assu, Rio Grande do Norte
Location in Rio Grande do Norte state
|State||Rio Grande do Norte|
|• Total||1,303 km2 (503 sq mi)|
|• Density||44/km2 (110/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC-03:00 (BRT)|
The municipality contains the Açu National Forest, a 218 hectares (540 acres) sustainable use conservation unit that was originally established as a forest park in 1950. The Barragem Armando Ribeiro Gonçalves, a reservoir on the Piranhas River, is partly located in the municipality.