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Manaus
Manaus1

Country

Brazil

State

Amazonas

Area

173,86 km2

Elevation

92 m (302 ft)

Population

1.5 million people (2013)

Time Zone

UCT-4

Postal Code

69000-000

Area code

(+55) 92

Flag

Bandeira de Manaus.svg

Seal

Brasão de Manaus.svg

Manaus is one of the places that is featured in Rio 2. It was one of the places on the way to Blu, Jewel, and thier family's destination.

Information

Real life information

The city was founded in between 1693-94 as the Fort of São José do Rio Negro. Manaus or Manáos before 1939, or (formerly) Lugar de Barra do Rio Negro is the capital city of the state of Amazonas in northeastern Brazil. It is situated at the confluence of the (Amazon) Negro and Solimões rivers, It was known at the beginning of the century as "Heart of the Amazon," and "City of the Forest."

It is the largest city in northern Brazil; Manaus occupies an area of 11,401.06 square kilometers (4,402 sq mi), with a density of 144.4 inhabitants/km². Manaus also hosted the FIFA world cup in 2014 with its main stadium Arena da Amazônia.

In the movie

In Rio 2, when Blu and his family travel to the Amazon, they arrive at Manaus, where Nigel is performing for profit for a Carnival Barker. When Nigel sees Blu, he decides to follow him for revenge. They all get in a boat to get across the jungle faster. They are shown crossing the exact place where the rivers Rio Negro and Solimões's meet, showing the beautiful colors that mix in the water.

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