Amazonas

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Amazonas

Amazonas (äməzōˈnəs), state, 604,032 sq mi (1,564,445 sq km), NW Brazil. The capital is Manaus.
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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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