Place:Anapu, Pará, Brazil

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NameAnapu
TypeCity
Located inPará, Brazil


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Anapu is a city in Pará, Brazil. It is located at .

Its population in 2004 was 7,271 inhabitants. The territorial area of Anapu is 11951.79 km². Anapu's rain forests are subject to massive clearcutting.

Anapu attracted international attention on February 12, 2005, when the American-born, naturalized Brazilian citizen Sister Dorothy Stang—member of the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur, and advocate for the rural poor of the Amazon Rainforest—was murdered there.

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