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Macapá

(məkəpä`), city (1996 pop. 214,197), capital of Amapá state, extreme N Brazil, on the Amazon River. Mining is central to its economy. It exports tin iron, gold, and manganese, as well as lumber, oil, animal pelts, and fish. Manufactures include rubber products and automobiles. Founded (1688) by military men in the vicinity of a fortress, Macapá grew very slowly until it became the capital of Amapá, which was created (as a federal territory) in 1944. The old fortress is now a regional museum.
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This same parasite was reported in Cichlasoma amazonarum and in Hemibrycon surinamensis of the Igarape of Fortaleza basin, Macapa, with a prevalence of 49% and 17.2%, respectively (CARVALHO et al., 2017; HOSHINO et al.
Tabela 3: Tabela de eficiencia do modelo BCC DMUs Eficiencia Condicao Santarem 100% Manaus 52,39% Porto Velho 100% Macapa 100% Belem 100% Vila do Conde 100% Fonte: As autoras, (2017).
Universidade Federal do Amapa, Departamento de Ciencias Biologicas e da Saude, Laboratorio de Herpetologia, Campus Marco Zero do Equador, 68.903-419, Macapa, AP, Brazil.
Main features: technical and economic study prior to opening regular international passenger transport line between macapa / amapa state (brazil) and cayenne / guyana (france)
The experiment was carried out in February 2017 at the Food Laboratory of the Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation--Embrapa (Macapa, AP) (0[degrees] 00' 44" S; 51[degrees] 04' 46" W; ~460 m).
Laboratory of Human Movement Biodynamics, School of Physical Education, Federal University of Amapa, Macapa, AP, Brazil
Its capital city, Macapa, the only Brazilian capital cut by the Equator Line, is located along the Amazon River and has no road or railroad connection with other Brazilian capitals, and thus the access is only possible by river or air.
Scheibe e Augusto (2013) citam o Correio do Amapa como o segundo jornal impresso que surgiu no estado, fundado em 1915, por um militar, o coronel Jovino Dinoa, tambem com duracao de tres anos, encerrando as atividades em 1918, e tendo como um dos colaboradores o entao paroco Julio Maria Lombardi, que da nome a uma das principais avenidas de Macapa. Ele escrevia artigos religiosos.