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About the City of Porto Velho
Satellite view showing Porto Velho (Old Port), an inland port and the capital of Rondônia state in Brazil. The city is located in the upper Amazon River basin in the north of the state on the right bank of the Madeira River, a major waterway and one of the main tributaries of the Amazon River.
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The city was founded in the beginning of the 20th century with the construction of the now abandoned Madeira-Mamoré Railroad. The railroad linked Bolivian rubber production with the navigable Amazon river. Porto Velho became capital of the newly formed Federal Territory of Guaporé in 1943, which was renamed Rondônia in 1956. Today the city has a population of almost half a million people (2013). Its economy is mostly based on service (83%).
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Tuesday-March-20 13:26Amazon Time (AMT): UTC/GMT -4 hours
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City Coordinates: 8°45′43″S 63°54′14″W
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