Aripuanã

Aripuanã is a municipality in the state of Mato Grosso in the Central-West Region of Brazil. It is located on the banks of the Aripuanã River.

Aripuanã
Municipality
Flag of Aripuanã
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Official seal of Aripuanã
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Location in Mato Grosso
Location in Mato Grosso
Country Brazil
RegionCenter-West
StateMato Grosso
MesoregionNorte Mato-Grossense
Established1943
Area
 • Total96.714 sq mi (250.489 km2)
Elevation
344 ft (105 m)
Population
 • Total18,581
 • Density190/sq mi (74/km2)
Time zoneUTC -3

The city is served by Aripuanã Airport.

The municipality contains the 8,517 hectares (21,050 acres) Rio Flor do Prado Ecological Station, a fully protected environmental unit created in 2003.[3] It also holds part of the 164,224 hectares (405,810 acres) Guariba-Roosevelt Extractive Reserve, a sustainable use unit created in 1996.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ IBGE (10 Oct 2002). "Área territorial oficial" (in Spanish). Resolução da Presidência do IBGE de n° 5 (R.PR-5/02). Retrieved 5 Dec 2010.
  2. ^ "Censo Populacional 2010". Censo Populacional 2010 (in Spanish). Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística (IBGE). 29 Nov 2010. Archived from the original on 2011-02-20. Retrieved 11 Dec 2010.
  3. ^ Blairo Borges Maggi (9 December 2003), Decreto 2.124 de 09 de Dezembro de 2003 (in Portuguese), retrieved 2016-06-05
  4. ^ RESEX Guariba-Roosevelt (in Portuguese), ISA: Instituto Socioambiental, retrieved 2016-06-07

Coordinates: 10°10′01″S 59°27′32″W / 10.16694°S 59.45889°W / -10.16694; -59.45889