One World
Nations Online

Countries in the World
 

Brazil flag wave

___ Satellite View and Map of the City of Macapá - Amapá

About the City of Macapá

Seal of MacapáSatellite view showing Macapá, capital of Amapá, one of the 26 Brazilian states. The city is located in the North Region of Brazil on the left bank of the Amazonas River, near the river's estuary. Next larger city is Belém, about 330 km south east of Macapá.

Equator Line Monument in Macapá, Amapá, Brazil
The Equator Line Monument in Macapá is one of several monuments around the world marking the fictive line which divides the Earth into the two Hemispheres, the Northern and the Southern Hemisphere.
Image: Jorge Andrade
 
The city began its existence with the construction of a Portuguese fortress named São José de Macapá in 1760th-80th, the first settlers were from the Azores. In 1988 the city became capital of Amapá state. Today the city has a population of about 400,000 people.

The largest city in Amapá lies on the equator and has a tropical monsoon climate with a lot of rain, (hence rainforest). The wet season starts in December and lasts until August. The annual average temperature is around 27° C.

Since the early 1990s the Free Trade Zone of Macapa/Santana offers business opportunities for its industry of mining, timber extraction, cattle ranching, fish farming, the cultivation of açaí palms, copal and medicinal plants.

The Map shows a city map of Macapá with expressways, main roads and streets and the location of Macapá Airport known as Alberto Alcolumbre International Airport (IATA Code: MCP) located about 3 km (2 mi) from Macapá city center.

To find a location use the form below. (Map Help)
 
To find a location type: street or place, city, optional: state, country.

Local Time Macapá:
Wednsday-December-13  08:06  
Brasilia Time (BRT): UTC/GMT -3 hours
φ Latitude, λ Longitude (of Map center; move the map to see coordinates):
,
 
Google Earth: Searchable map/satellite view of the City of Macapá, Amapá, Brazil.
 
City Coordinates: 0°2′2″N 51°3′59″W
 
Bookmark/share this page
Instagram

 
More about Brazil:

Cities - background notes and a searchable map/satellite view of other Brazilian cities:

Largest cities in Brazil:
São Paulo
Rio de Janeiro
Salvador (da Bahia)
Brasília (capital city)
Fortaleza
Belo Horizonte
Manaus
Curitiba

Other Cities:
Aracaju, Belém, Boa Vista, Campo Grande, Cuiabá, Florianópolis, Goiânia, João Pessoa, Maceió, Natal, Palmas, Porto Alegre, Porto Velho, Recife, Rio Branco, São Luís, São Paulo, Teresina, Vitória


Country:
Searchable map/satellite view of Brazil
Political map of Brazil
Administrative map of Brazil

Brazil Country Profile

Continent:
Political Map of South America
 
Current Weather Conditions Macapá


External Links:
Macapá (official website)

Wikipedia: Macapá
Wikipedia entry: Macapá
Explore more:


Related Consumer Information:


Other Cities in South America:

Asunción (Paraguay) - Bogotá D.C. (Colombia) - Brasilia, Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo, Salvador, (all Brazil) - Buenos Aires (Argentina) - Caracas (Venezuela) - Cayenne, Kourou (both French Guiana) - Georgetown (Guyana) - La Paz, Sucre (both Bolivia) - Lima (Peru) - Montevideo (Uruguay) - Paramaribo (Suriname) - Quito (Ecuador) - Santiago (Chile)
 

Map Help [ show ]
SiteLock
Support UNICEF
 
up