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State of Amapá
Flag of State of Amapá
Coat of arms of State of Amapá
Coat of arms
Location of State of Amapá in Brazil
Location of State of Amapá in Brazil
Country  Brazil
 • Total 142,814.585 km2 (55,141.020 sq mi)
Area rank 18th
Population (2010 census)
 • Total 668,689
 • Rank 26th
 • Density 4.682218/km2 (12.126889/sq mi)
 • Density rank 24th
Demonym(s) Amapaense
 • Year 2006 estimate
 • Total R$ 5,260,000,000 (25th)
 • Per capita R$ 8,543 (14th)
 • Year 2005
 • Category 0.780 – medium (12th)
Time zone BRT (UTC-3)
Postal Code 68900-000 to 68999-000
ISO 3166 code BR-AP

Amapá is one of the states of Brazil. It is in the far north, bordering French Guiana in the north. To the east is the Atlantic Ocean, and to the south and west is the Brazilian state Pará.

The state is mostly covered by rainforest. The state is known for producing iron and other metals.

Amapá has only been a Brazilian state since 1988.

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