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Country  Brazil
State  Amazonas
Time zone  BRT (UTC−4)
Local time  Sunday 2:06 PM
Region  North
Elevation  25 m (82 ft)
Area  7,329 km²
Population  94,175 (2015)
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Weather  25°C, Wind NW at 8 km/h, 92% Humidity
Team  Princesa do Solimões Esporte Clube

Manacapuru (Munychapur) is a municipality located in the Brazilian state of Amazonas.


Map of Manacapuru - State of Amazonas, Brazil


The population of Manacapuru was 92,996 (2014) and its area is 7,329 km². The city is one of the biggest in the state. It is located about 80 km (50 mi) upstream (west) from Manaus, at the point where the Manacapuru River flows into the Solimões River.

Main sights

The municipality contains about 19% of the Rio Negro Right Bank Environmental Protection Area, a 1,140,990 hectares (2,819,400 acres) sustainable use conservation unit that controls use of an area of Amazon rainforest along the Rio Negro above the junction with the Solimões River. It also contains about 4% of the Rio Negro Sustainable Development Reserve, a 103,086 hectares (254,730 acres) sustainable use conservation unit created in 2008 in an effort to stop deforestation in the area, which is threatened due to its proximity to Manaus.

Notable people

  • Marcelinho – Footballer, playing for the Bulgarian national football team.
  • Francisca da Silva - 32-Year Old Brazilian Prostitute Elected Deputy to the local municipality in Manacapuru. Read more:
  • References

    Manacapuru Wikipedia

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