Amazonas (Brazilian state)

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Amazonas State

Estado do Amazonas
Banner o Amazonas State
Coat of airms o Amazonas State
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Location o State o Amazonas in Brazil
Location o State o Amazonas in Brazil
Coordinates: 5°0′S 63°0′W / 5.000°S 63.000°W / -5.000; -63.000
Kintra Brazil
Caipital an Lairgest CeetyManaus
 • GovrenorWilson Lima (PSC)
 • Vice GovrenorCarlos Almeida
 • Total1570745.7 km2 (606,468.3 sq mi)
Area rank1st
 (2010 census)[1]
 • Total3,480,937
 • Rank15t
 • Density2.2/km2 (5.7/sq mi)
 • Density rank26t
 • Year2006 estimate
 • TotalR$ 69,166,000,000 (10t)
 • Per caipitaR$ 23.043 (9t)
 • Year2006
 • Category0.780 – medium (13t)
Time zoneUTC-03 (UTC-4)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-02 (Brazilian DST)
Postal Code
69000-000 to 69290-000
69400-000 to 69890-000
ISO 3166 codeBR-AM

Amazonas (Portuguese pronunciation: [amaˈzõnɐs][footnote 1]) is a state o Brazil, locatit in the northwastren corner o the kintra. It is the lairgest Brazilian state bi aurie an the 9t lairgest kintra subdiveesion in the warld.

Neebourin states are (frae the north clockwise) Roraima, Pará, Mato Grosso, Rondônia, an Acre. It borders Peru, Colombie an Venezuela an aw. This includes the depairtment Amazonas in Colombie, as well as the Amazonas, Venezuela, an the Loreto Region in Peru.

Amazonas is namit efter the Amazon River, an hame tae the heichest muntain in Brazil, Pico da Neblina, a tepui which staunds at 2,994 metre (9,823 ft) abuin sea level.

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  1. In Brazilian Portuguese. The European Portuguese pronunciation is [ɐmɐˈzonɐʃ]. In some parts of Brazil the /ʃ/ is also used like in Rio de Janeiro or Belém.

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