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The Amapá is located in the extreme north of Brazil, almost entirely in the northern hemisphere. It also makes part of the extensive Amazon region.


It was making part of the Pará state until the 20th century. It became an independent state through the Constitution dating from October 5, 1988.

The state of Amapá is located in the extreme north of Brazil, almost entirely in the northern hemisphere. It also makes part of the extensive Amazon region. It has borders with the French Guiana and Pará. According to the last census (IBGE, 2000), its geographical area is 143.453,7 km2 and it has 477.032 inhabitants. The large majority of the population lives in the capital of the state, Macapá(located in the south of the state) and in the city of Santana.Santana is one of the most important municipality of the Amapá state. It has approximately 90.000 inhabitants andit is located 12km from the capital. It has a railroad and a floating dock, both were used for the transportation of personnel and for the manganese production shipped to the overseas market during many years.

8 km from Macapá, there is the APA (environmental preservation area) of theCuriaú River, which is one of the several black communities in the country. The locals fight for the preservation of the natural beauty of the region and also of the memory of the former slaves brought in the 18th century.


A The regional culture is very eclectic; it is descended from various places. The Portuguese were the first to arrive in the region and brought with them black and indigenous slaves, which gave origin to the ethnic diversity of the Amapá people.

Over the years, the agriculture in Amapá has been developed. Fruit farming is already very strong in the region.

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