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Nuovo Airao, Brazil

Novo Airão is a municipality located in the Brazilian state of Amazonas. It lies 100km to the northwest of Manaus, on the banks of the Rio Negro, and is reachable both by river and road.

Visitors to Manaus may have the opportunity to feed and swim with the dolphins. Areas potentially accessible include the Anavilhanas, Velho Airão (the ruins of the old town, and nearby petroglyphs), and perhaps the River Jaú.

Things to See & Do

* Feed/swim with dolphins
* Anavilhanas, Velho Airão (the ruins of the old town)
* Petroglyphs
* River Jaú

General Information

Cruise Season – Jan - Dec
Currency – Real (R$) (BRL)
Language – Portuguese
Population – 16,000 approx
Land Area – 37,771 km²
Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style
Time – GMT minus three hours
International Country Telephone Code – + 55

Travel Links – Buses leave from Manaus coach terminal early in the morning and boats from the Port of Manaus in the evening.

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