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Brazil, Central Amazon Conservation Complex

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Location State of Amazonas, Brazil
Coordinates S2 19 60 W62 0 30
Property 5,323,018 ha
Date of Inscription 2000

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The Central Amazon Conservation Complex makes up the largest protected area in the Amazon Basin (over 6 million hectares) and is one of the planet’s richest regions in terms of biodiversity. It also includes an important sample of varzea ecosystems, igapó forests, lakes and channels which take the form of a constantly evolving aquatic mosaic that is home to the largest array of electric fish in the world. The site protects key threatened species, including giant arapaima fish, the Amazonian manatee, the black caiman and two species of river dolphin.

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