Amapá

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For the municipality locatit athin this state, see Amapá (ceety).
State o Amapá
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Coat o airms o State o Amapá
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Location o State o Amapá in Brazil
Location o State o Amapá in Brazil
Coordinates: 1°23′N 51°49′W / 1.383°N 51.817°W / 1.383; -51.817
Kintra Brazil
Caipital an Lairgest CeetyMacapá
Govrenment
 • GovrenorCamilo Góes Capiberibe
 • Vice GovrenorDora Nascimento de Souza
Area
 • Total142,814.585 km2 (55,141.020 sq mi)
Aurie rank18t
Population
 (2010 census)[1]
 • Tot668,689
 • Rank26t
 • Density4.7/km2 (12/sq mi)
 • Density rank24t
Demonym(s)Amapaense
GDP
 • Year2006 estimate
 • TotalR$ 5,260,000,000 (25t)
 • Per caipitaR$ 8,543 (14t)
HDI
 • Year2005
 • Category0.780 – medium (12t)
Time zoneUTC-3 (BRT)
Postal Code
68900-000 to 68999-000
ISO 3166 codeBR-AP

Amapá (Portuguese pronunciation: [amaˈpa][2]) is ane o the states o Brazil, locatit in the extreme north, borderin French Guiana an Suriname tae the north. Tae the east is the Atlantic Ocean, an tae the sooth an wast is the Brazilian state o Pará. The estuary o the River Oiapoque, ance considered the northmaist point o Brazil, is at the extreme north o the Brazilian coast. The dominant featur o the region—90 percent o the total aurie—is the Amazon Rainforest. Unsplored forests occupee 70 percent o its territory. The state's caipital an lairgest ceety Macapá can anerlie be reached bi boat or airplane.

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