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Porto Velho

of the planet's remaining rainforests and comprises the largest and most species-rich tract of tropical rainforest in the world. Wet tropical forests are the most species-rich biome, and tropical forests in the Americas are consistently more species rich than the wet forests in Africa and Asia. Turner, I.M. 2001. ''The ecology of trees in the tropical rain forest''. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. ISBN 0-521-80183-4 As the largest tract of tropical rainforest in the Americas, the Amazonian rainforests have unparalleled biodiversity. More than 1 3 of all species in the world live in the Amazon Rainforest. Amazon Rainforest, Amazon Plants, Amazon River Animals The majority of the forest surrounding Porto Velho has been felled, however. GDP for the city was R$ 3,656,512,000 (2005). commons:Porto Velho


Belém

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Manaus

Vegetation thumb Aerial view of the Amazon Rainforest (File:Amazon CIAT (4).jpg), near Manaus The Amazon represents over half of the planet's remaining rainforests and comprises the largest and most species-rich tract of tropical rainforest in the world. Wet tropical forests are the most species-rich biome, and tropical forests in the Americas are consistently more species rich than the wet forests in Africa and Asia. Turner, I.M. 2001. ''The ecology of trees in the tropical rain forest''. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. ISBN 0-521-80183-4 As the largest tract of tropical rainforest in the Americas, the Amazonian rainforests have unparalleled biodiversity. More than one-third of all species in the world live in the Amazon Rainforest. Amazon Rainforest, Amazon Plants, Amazon River Animals Green areas Despite being located in the Amazon, Manaus has few green areas. The largest green areas of the city are: * '''Park of Mindu''' is located in the center-south of the city, the district Park 10, the Park of Mindú is now one of the largest and most visited parks of the city. It was created in 1989. * '''Park of Bilhares''' was established in 2005. It is located in the south-central region of Manaus, in the neighborhood of Plateau. * '''Area of the green hill of Aleixo''' was created in the 1980s. It is located in the east of the city and is one of the largest urban green areas. * '''Park Sumaúma''' is a state park located in the north of Manaus, in the district New Town. It is the smallest state park of the Amazon. * The Adolfo Ducke Forest Reserve (Ducke Adolfo Ducke Forest Reserve). Demographics thumb Amazon Opera House (File:Manaus-AM.jpg) thumb right Amazonas Philharmonic Orchestra (File:Amazonas Philharmonic.JPG) According to the IBGE (Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics) of 2012, there were 1,861,906 people residing in the city, and 2,283,906 people residing in the Metropolitan Region of Manaus. The population density was WikiPedia:Manaus commons:Manaus


Suriname

within Brazil , with 60% of the rainforest, followed by Peru (Peruvian Amazon) with 13%, Colombia (Amazon Region of Colombia) with 10%, and with minor amounts in, Venezuela, Ecuador, Bolivia, Guyana, Suriname and French Guiana. States or departments in four nations contain "Amazonas (Amazonas (disambiguation))" in their names. The Amazon represents over half of the planet's remaining rainforests, and it comprises the largest and most species-rich tract of tropical rainforest in the world. * Instead of belonging to one of the "major" civilizations, Ethiopia and Haiti are labeled as "Lone" countries. Israel could be considered a unique state with its own civilization, Huntington writes, but one which is extremely similar to the West. Huntington also believes that the Anglophone Caribbean, former British colonies in the Caribbean, constitutes a distinct entity. * There are also others which are considered "cleft countries" because they contain large groups of people identifying with separate civilizations. Examples include India ("cleft" between its Hindu majority and large Muslim minority), Ukraine ("cleft" between its Eastern Rite Catholic (Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church)-dominated western section and its Orthodox (Ukrainian Orthodox Church (Moscow Patriarchate))-dominated east), France (cleft between Sub-Saharan African, in the case of French Guiana; and the West), Benin, Chad, Kenya, Nigeria, Tanzania, and Togo (all cleft between Islam and Sub-Saharan Africa), Guyana and Suriname (cleft between Hindu and Sub-Saharan African), China (People's Republic of China) (cleft between Sinic, Buddhist, in the case of Tibet; and the West, in the case of Hong Kong and Macau), and the Philippines (cleft between Islam, in the case of Mindanao; Sinic, and the West). Sudan was also included as "cleft" between Islam and Sub-Saharan Africa; this division became a formal split in July 2011 following an overwhelming vote for independence by South Sudan in a January 2011 referendum (Southern Sudanese independence referendum, 2011). * Guyana, from the United Kingdom, in 1966. * Suriname, from the Dutch (Netherlands) control, in 1975 * Trinidad and Tobago, from the United Kingdom, in 1962 Her mother, Baroness Ella van Heemstra (1900–1984), was a Dutch aristocrat (aristocracy (class)) and the daughter of Aarnoud van Heemstra, who was mayor of Arnhem from 1910 to 1920 and served as Governor of Suriname from 1921 to 1928. Ella's mother was Elbrig Willemine Henriette, Baroness van Asbeck (1873-1939), who was a granddaughter of Dirk van Hogendorp (Dirk van Hogendorp (1797–1845)). At 19 Ella had married the knight Hendrik Gustaaf Adolf Quarles van Ufford, but they divorced in 1925. Hepburn had two half-brothers from this marriage: Jonkheer Arnoud Robert Alexander "Alex" Quarles van Ufford (1920–1979) and Jonkheer Ian Edgar Bruce Quarles van Ufford (1924–2010). Wikipedia:Suriname Dmoz:Regional South America Suriname Commons:Category:Suriname


Venezuela

and French Guiana. States or departments in four nations contain "Amazonas (Amazonas (disambiguation))" in their names. The Amazon represents over half of the planet's remaining rainforests, and it comprises the largest and most species-rich tract of tropical rainforest in the world. '''Hugo Rafael Chávez Frías''' (


Trinidad and Tobago

On September 9, a tropical wave moved off the coast of Africa. Despite moving through a dry environment, its convection became organized as an anticyclone developed over the wave. On September 14, convection was well-organized enough around a small closed wind circulation to classify the system as Tropical Depression Ten near Trinidad and Tobago. Land interaction from Venezuela later weakened the depression back to a tropical wave. The wave continued west-northwestward through the Caribbean, and redeveloped into a tropical depression on September 17


Madagascar

; 313 . Of the auxiliaries, the ''Kamchatka'', ''Ural'' and ''Rus'' were sunk on 27 May, ''Irtuish'' ran aground on 28 May, ''Koreya'' and ''Svir'' were interned in Shanghai and the ''Anadyr'' escaped to Madagascar. The hospital ships ''Oryol'' and ''Kostroma'' were captured, with the ''Kostroma'' released afterwards. Cichlids are the most species-rich non-Ostariophysan (Ostariophysi) family in freshwaters worldwide. They are most diverse in Africa and South America


Peru

of the Americas Amerindian style is the huayño, also popular in Bolivia, played on instruments such as the charango and guitar. Mestizo music is varied and within it we find as most popular valses and marinera from the northern coast. * Vegetation. Tropical montane cloud forests are not as species-rich as tropical lowland forests but they provide the habitats for many species that are found nowhere else. (Bruijnzeel and Hamilton, 2000) (García-Sntos

percent of the rainforest), Peru (with 13 percent of the rainforest, second after Brazil), Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador, Bolivia, Guyana, Suriname, and French Guiana. States or departments in four nations bear the name Amazonas after it. The Amazon represents over half of the planet's remaining rainforests and comprises the largest and most species-rich tract of tropical rainforest in the world. Biological descriptions The plant yields xanthines such as caffeine. Two other species of holly trees, Ilex paraguariensis, or yerba mate, and Ilex vomitoria, or yaupon holly, also contain caffeine. A tall tree native to the upper Amazonian regions of Ecuador, northeastern Peru, and southwestern Colombia, guayusa has been collected only rarely by botanists (botany) is known almost exclusively as a cultivated (horticulture) plant. Commons:Category:Peru


Mongolia

əs ; from the Greek (Ancient Greek) for "parrot lizard") is a genus of psittacosaurid ceratopsian dinosaur from the Early Cretaceous Period (Period (geology)) of what is now Asia, about 130 to 100 million years ago. It is notable for being the most species-rich dinosaur genus. Nine to eleven species are recognized from fossils found in different regions of modern-day China, Mongolia and Russia, with a possible additional


Ecuador

or departments in four nations bear the name Amazonas after it. The Amazon represents over half of the planet's remaining rainforests and comprises the largest and most species-rich tract of tropical rainforest in the world. '''''Ilex guayusa''''' (


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