Amazon rainforest

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Amazon rainforest
Portuguese: Floresta amazônica

Spaingie: Selva amazónica
Amazon Manaus forest.jpg
Amazon rainforest, near Manaus, Brazil
Geography
Amazon biome outline map.svg
Map o the Amazon rainforest ecoregions as delineatit bi the WWF in white an the Amazon drainage basin in blue.
Location Brazil, Peru, Colombie, Venezuela, Ecuador, Bolivie, Guyana, Suriname, Fraunce (French Guiana)
Coordinates Coordinates: 3°S 60°W / 3°S 60°W / -3; -60
Aurie 5,500,000 km2 (2,100,000 sq mi)

The Amazon rainforest,[lower-alpha 1] an aw kent as Amazonia or the Amazon Jungle, is a moist braidleaf tropical rainforest in the Amazon biome that kivers maist o the Amazon basin o Sooth Americae. This basin encompasses 7,000,000 km2 (2,700,000 sq mi), o that5,500,000 km2 (2,100,000 sq mi) are kivert bi the rainforest. This region includes territory belangin tae nine naitions.

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  1. Portuguese: Floresta amazônica or Amazônia; Spaingie: Selva amazónica, Amazonía or usually Amazonia; French: Forêt amazonienne; Dutch: Amazoneregenwoud