Amazonia National Park


Amazonia National Park

geographical name

Park, north-central Brazil, about halfway between the cities of Manaus and Belém, along the Tapajós River. Established in 1974, it has gradually expanded to cover about 3,300 sq mi (8,600 sq km) and contains an immense diversity of flora and fauna.

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