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Amazonas is one of Brazil's 27 Federative Units

Full of natural charm and an exotic and diverse cuisine, the Amazon is the heart of the Amazon rainforest, the largest tropical forest in the world.

The largest Brazilian State has 98% of its forest area intact and exquisite hotels inside the jungle located near its capital, Manaus, that provide a great way to observe the local fauna and flora.

Known as the Paris of the tropics, Manaus is the main metropolis of the State and has attractions like the Amazonas Theater, with its colorful dome made of glazed ceramics, and seaside resorts such as the Ponta Negra and Praia da Lua.

The famous meeting of waters, a phenomenon resulting from the confluence of the waters from the Rio Negro (with black waters) and the Rio Solimões (with muddy waters), is also one of the main attractions of the city.

Located 100 km from Manaus, near the city of Novo Airão, is one of the largest islands clusters in the world. Anavilhanas, where 400 islands form one of the most beautiful natural landscapes in the Amazon.

Parintins, located 325 km from the capital, hosts the traditional Boi Bumbá festival, that happens every year in the month of June, and stirs the State.

The Pico da Neblina, Brazil's highest point, is also located in the Amazonian territory.

Amazonas is one of Brazil's 27 Federative Units