Place:Anapu, Pará, Brazil


Located inPará, Brazil

the text in this section is copied from an article in Wikipedia

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.

Research Tips

This page uses content from the English Wikipedia. The original content was at Anapu. The list of authors can be seen in the page history. As with WeRelate, the content of Wikipedia is available under the Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.