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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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The Amazonas state prison agency said the prisoners found dead on Monday all showed signs of asphyxia.
The Amazonas state prison agency said all 42 prisoners found dead in Manaus on Monday showed signs of asphyxia.
Author affiliations: Amazonas State University, Manaus, Brazil (C.H.A.
(3) Superior School of Technology, Amazonas State University (UEA), Av.
[12] for riverside settlements in Amazonas state, with 75.5% positive cases among 441 tests performed at a 95% confidence level.
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.
Commander of the Amazonas State Police Department Col.
Aboard our Fred Olsen ship, the 929-passenger Braemar, expectations had been high as we set off for the capital of the Amazonas State and the starting point for many of our trips by land or river.
The use of Juma, as the jaguar was known, at the event was illegal, according to Ipaam, the Amazonas state government environmental authority that oversees the use of wild animals.
First report of Raoiella indica (Acari: Tenuipalpidae) in Amazonas State, Brazil.