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Amazonas (Brazilian state)

Amazonas (Portuguese pronunciation: [amaˈzõnɐs][footnote 1]) is a state o Brazil, locatit in the northwastren corner o the kintra. It is the lairgest Brazilian state bi aurie an the 9t lairgest kintra subdiveesion in the warld.

Amazonas State
Estado do Amazonas
Banner o Amazonas State
Coat o airms o Amazonas State
Coat o airms
Location o State o Amazonas in Brazil
Location o State o Amazonas in Brazil
Coordinates: 5°0′S 63°0′W / 5.000°S 63.000°W / -5.000; -63.000
Kintra  Brazil
Caipital an Lairgest Ceety Manaus
 • Govrenor Wilson Lima (PSC)
 • Vice Govrenor Carlos Almeida
 • Total 1,570,745.7 km2 (606,468.3 sq mi)
Aurie rank 1st
Population (2010 census)[1]
 • Tot 3,480,937
 • Rank 15t
 • Density 2.2/km2 (5.7/sq mi)
 • Density rank 26t
Demonym(s) Amazonense
 • Year 2006 estimate
 • Total R$ 69,166,000,000 (10t)
 • Per caipita R$ 23.043 (9t)
 • Year 2006
 • Category 0.780 – medium (13t)
Time zone UTC-4 (UTC-03)
 • Simmer (DST) Brazilian DST (UTC-02)
Postal Code 69000-000 to 69290-000
69400-000 to 69890-000
ISO 3166 code BR-AM

Neebourin states are (frae the north clockwise) Roraima, Pará, Mato Grosso, Rondônia, an Acre. It borders Peru, Colombie an Venezuela an aw. This includes the depairtment Amazonas in Colombie, as well as the Amazonas, Venezuela, an the Loreto Region in Peru.

Amazonas is namit efter the Amazon River, an hame tae the heichest muntain in Brazil, Pico da Neblina, a tepui which staunds at 2,994 metres (9,823 ft) abuin sea level.


  1. In Brazilian Portuguese. The European Portuguese pronunciation is [ɐmɐˈzonɐʃ]. In some parts of Brazil the /ʃ/ is also used like in Rio de Janeiro or Belém.


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