Manaus, Brazil Overview
The largest city in northern Brazil, Manaus occupies an area of 11,401.06 square kilometres, with a density of 144.4 inhabitants/km. It is the neighboring city of Presidente Figueiredo, Careiro, Iranduba, Rio Preto da Eva, Itacoatiara, Amazonas and Novo Airão.
Manaus is the capital city of the state of Amazonas in northern Brazil. It is situated at the confluence of the Negro and Solimões rivers. With a population of two million, it is the most populous city of Amazonas.
The city was founded in 1693-94 as the Fort of São José do Rio Negro. It was elevated to a town in 1832 with the name of “Manaus”, an altered spelling of the indigenous Manaós peoples, and legally transformed into a city on October 24, 1848, with the name of Cidade da Barra do Rio Negro, Portuguese for “The City of the Margins of Black River”. On September 4, 1856 it returned to its original name.
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Manaus has a tropical monsoon climate according to the Köppen climate classification system, with more or less consistent temperatures all year round.
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The Amazon Theatre ( Portuguese: Teatro Amazonas) is an opera house located in Manaus, in the heart of the Amazon rainforest in Brazil. It is the location of the annual Festival Amazonas de Ópera (Amazonas Opera Festival) and the home of the Amazonas Philharmonic Orchestra which regularly rehearses and performs at the Amazon Theater along with choirs, musical concerts and other performances.
The Meeting of Waters ( Portuguese: Encontro das Águas) is the confluence between the Rio Negro, a river with dark (almost black colored) water, and the sandy-colored Amazon River or Rio Solimões, as it is known the upper section of the Amazon in Brazil.
The Metropolitan Cathedral of Saint Sebastian ( Portuguese: Catedral Metropolitana de São Sebastião ) better known as the Metropolitan Cathedral of Rio de Janeiro ( Catedral Metropolitana do Rio de Janeiro ) or as the Cathedral of St.
Arena da Amazônia ( Amazon Arena) is the name of a football stadium in Manaus, Amazonas, Brazil, located on the former site of the Vivaldão stadium. The stadium has an all-seater capacity of 41,000 and was constructed from 2011 to 2014 as part of Brazil's hosting of the 2014 FIFA World Cup.
Palácio Rio Negro foi sede do Governo e Residência Oficial do governador. Seu nome original era Palacete Scholz, construído pelo alemão Waldemar Scholz, considerado o "Barão da Borracha". Teve o nome alterado para Palácio Rio Negro em 1918 após autorizada a compra pelo governador do Amazonas, Pedro de Alcântara Bacellar.
Adolpho Ducke (October 19, 1876 in Trieste, Italy - January 5, 1959 in Fortaleza, Brazil), (also referred to as Adolfo Ducke and occasionally misspelled "Duque"), was a notable entomologist, botanist and ethnographer specializing in Amazonia. According to family records, he was an ethnic German with roots in Trieste Austro-Hungary (now in Italy).
Jefferson Peres (March 18, 1932 - May 23, 2008) was a Brazilian professor and politician and a member of the Brazilian Senate (Senado Federal).
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