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Amazonas

(äməzō`nəs), state (1996 pop. 2,390,102), 604,032 sq mi (1,564,445 sq km), NW Brazil. The capital is ManausManaus
, city (1996 pop. 1,158,265), capital of Amazonas state, NW Brazil, on the Rio Negro. It is the chief commercial and cultural center of the upper Amazon region and an important river port, with floating docks that can accommodate oceangoing vessels, including cruise ships.
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Amazonas

a state of W Brazil, consisting of the central Amazon basin: vast areas of unexplored tropical rainforest. Capital: Manaus. Pop.: 2 961 801 (2002). Area: 1 542 277 sq. km (595 474 sq. miles)
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Later on Monday, a statement from the Amazonas state penitentiary department revised the number of deaths to 40 from an earlier 42 and said authorities had regained control of the four prisons.
"I just spoke with (Justice) Minister Sergio Moro, who is already sending a prison intervention team to the State of Amazonas, so that he can help us in this moment of crisis and a problem that is national: the problem of prisons," Amazonas state Gov.
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Consequently, although the Amazonas government was restructured, essential services were maintained and, most importantly, all its obligations were met (unlike those of some other Brazilian states, including Rio de Janeiro and Rio Grande do Sul, which were unable to meet all wage payments due to the fiscal crisis).
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It was also reported that 67% of black caimans from the Mamiraua Development Reserve at the river Solimoes, Amazonas state, had nematodes in the gastric mucosa and ulcers with hemorrhagic aspects.
Diante desse contexto, o objetivo deste estudo foi descrever o perfil epidemiologico dos casos notificados de sifilis em gestantes e de sifilis congenita nos estados brasileiros do Amazonas, Ceara, Espirito Santo, Rio de Janeiro e Rio Grande do Sul e no Distrito Federal.
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