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Machadinho d'Oeste

Machadinho d'Oeste
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Motto(s): 
Machadinho d'Oeste a cidade que cresce!
within Rondonia State
within Rondonia State
Coordinates: 9°25′31″S61°59′51″W / 9.42528°S 61.99750°W / -9.42528; -61.99750Coordinates: 9°25′31″S61°59′51″W / 9.42528°S 61.99750°W / -9.42528; -61.99750
Country Brazil
State Rondonia
Municipality Machadinho d'Oeste
Government
 • Prefect Mario Alves (PV)
Area
 • Total 8,509.274 km2 (3,285.449 sq mi)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 31,135
 • Density 3.7/km2 (9.5/sq mi)
Demonym(s) machadinhense-d'oeste
Time zone UTC-4

Machadinho d'Oeste is a municipality located in the Brazilian state of Rondônia. Its population was 28,649 (2005) and its area is 8,509 km².[1]

The municipality contains part of the 346,861 hectares (857,110 acres) Jaru Biological Reserve, a fully protected conservation unit created in 1984.[2] It also contains 13% of the Campos Amazônicos National Park, a 961,318 hectares (2,375,470 acres) protected area created in 2006 that protects an unusual enclave of cerrado vegetation in the Amazon rainforest.[3]

The municipality contains 78% of the Angelim Extractive Reserve and 79% of the Ipê Extractive Reserve.[4][5] It also contains the Castanheira, Freijó, Garrote, Itaúba, Jatobá, Maracatiara, Massaranduba, Mogno, Piquiá, Roxinho and Sucupira extractive reserves. [6][7][8][9][10][11][12][13][14][15][16]

References [ edit ]

  1. ^ IBGE - [1]
  2. ^ Unidade de Conservação: Reserva Biológica do Jaru (in Portuguese), MMA: Ministério do Meio Ambiente, retrieved 2016-04-27
  3. ^ PARNA dos Campos Amazônicos (in Portuguese), ISA: Instituto Socioambiental, retrieved 2016-06-03
  4. ^ RESEX Angelim (in Portuguese), ISA: Instituto Socioambiental, retrieved 2016-08-30
  5. ^ *RESEX Ipê (in Portuguese), ISA: Instituto Socioambiental, retrieved 2016-08-31
  6. ^ RESEX Castanheira (in Portuguese), ISA: Instituto Socioambiental, retrieved 2016-08-30
  7. ^ RESEX Freijó (in Portuguese), ISA: Instituto Socioambiental, retrieved 2016-08-31
  8. ^ RESEX Garrote (in Portuguese), ISA: Instituto Socioambiental, retrieved 2016-08-31
  9. ^ RESEX Itaúba (in Portuguese), ISA: Instituto Socioambiental, retrieved 2016-08-31
  10. ^ RESEX Jatobá (in Portuguese), ISA: Instituto Socioambiental, retrieved 2016-08-31
  11. ^ RESEX Maracatiara (in Portuguese), ISA: Instituto Socioambiental, retrieved 2016-08-31
  12. ^ RESEX Massaranduba (in Portuguese), ISA: Instituto Socioambiental, retrieved 2016-08-30
  13. ^ RESEX Mogno (in Portuguese), ISA: Instituto Socioambiental, retrieved 2016-08-31
  14. ^ RESEX Piquiá (in Portuguese), ISA: Instituto Socioambiental, retrieved 2016-08-31
  15. ^ RESEX Roxinho (in Portuguese), ISA: Instituto Socioambiental, retrieved 2016-08-31
  16. ^ RESEX Sucupira (in Portuguese), ISA: Instituto Socioambiental, retrieved 2016-08-31



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