São José de Ribamar

Sao José de Ribamar is a Brazilian municipality in the Maranhão state. 134.593 was its estimated population in 2006. It is part of the São Luís Island together with São Luís, Raposa, and Paço do Lumiar.

São José de Ribamar
city
Flag of São José de Ribamar
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Official seal of São José de Ribamar
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Location of São José de Ribamar in the state of Maranhão and Brazil
Location of São José de Ribamar in the state of Maranhão and Brazil
RegionNordeste
StateMaranhão
Government
 • MayorGil Cutrim (PDT)
Area
 • Total386.282 km2 (149.144 sq mi)
Population
 (2018 est.[1])
 • Total176,321
 • Density460/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-3 (UTC-3)

The municipality contains part of the 1,535,310 hectares (3,793,800 acres) Upaon-Açu/Miritiba/Alto Preguiças Environmental Protection Area, created in 1992.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics" (PDF) (in Portuguese). 2018. Retrieved 6 March 2019. 2018 Estimates of Population
  2. ^ APA Upaon-Açu/Miritiba/Alto Preguiças (in Portuguese), ISA: Instituto Socioambiental, retrieved 2017-02-09

Coordinates: 2°33′S 44°03′W / 2.550°S 44.050°W / -2.550; -44.050