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Flag of Amapá
Coat of arms of Amapá
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Location of State of Amapá in Brazil
Location of State of Amapá in Brazil
Country  Brazil
Capital and largest city Macapá
 • Total 142,814.585 km2 (55,141.020 sq mi)
Area rank 18th
 • Total 750,912
 • Rank 26th
 • Density 5.257950/km2 (13.618029/sq mi)
 • Density rank 23rd
Demonym(s) Amapaense
 • Year 2012
 • Total R$ 10,420,000,000 (25th)
 • Per capita R$ 14,915.00 (15th)
 • Year 2014
 • Category 0.747 - high (12th)
Time zone UTC-3 (BRT)
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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Acre | Alagoas | Amapá | Amazonas | Bahia | Ceará | Espírito Santo | Goiás | Maranhão | Mato Grosso | Mato Grosso do Sul | Minas Gerais | Pará | Paraíba | Paraná | Pernambuco | Piauí | Rio de Janeiro | Rio Grande do Norte | Rio Grande do Sul | Rondônia | Roraima | Santa Catarina | São Paulo | Sergipe | Tocantins
Federal District: Brazilian Federal District

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