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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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Because of its occurrence in Roraima and Amazonas states, the status of the red palm mite was changed in 2013 from quarantine pest that is absent to quarantine pest of restricted distribution in Brazil, allowing other states to adopt measures to prevent its entry.
In this map the Amazonas State is easily recognized due to the supremacy of Manaus, as some say: "at the end of the world there is a river and across the river a city, that is Manaus.
Commenting on this achievement, a senior planner for Amazonas State noted the city's international airport, urban infrastructure, well-developed hospitality industry, and tourist attractions, which could not be matched by the competing candidacy of Belem, the historical urban gateway to the Amazon Basin.
microtis rats and the first HPS case in Amazonas State, with no etiologic identification so far, have been reported (3,9).
crepitans of the populations of the floodplains of Solimoes river in Amazon forest (03[degrees] 05 '59" S /63[degrees] 01' 52" W), Coari county, Amazonas state, Brazil (Figures 1A-C).
Wearing a local indigenous hat at a rally in Amazonas state, a largely jungle territory on the borders of Brazil and Colombia, Maduro compared Capriles and the opposition coalition to the enslaving Spanish occupiers.
The Amazonas State occupies a large area, with approximately 1.
Our delegation included Brazil's two Arts Olympiad winners: Artur Bezerra Mota Souza, 13, from Tocantins state, and Luan da Silva Teixeira,13, from Amazonas state.
2010), a plant known in Amazonas state as garlic vine, due to the smell similar to the bulbs of Allium sativum L.