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Acre (Brazil)

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Introduction

Acre is one of the 27 states of Brazil.

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Geography

It is situated in the southwest of the Northern Region, bordering Amazonas to the north, Rondônia to the east, Bolivia to the southeast and the Ucayali Region of Peru to the south and west. It occupies an area of 152,581.4 km2. Practically all of the terrain of the state of Acre is part of the low sandstone plateau, or terra firme, morphological unit which dominates most of the Brazilian Amazon. These terranes rise, in Acre, from the southeast to the northeast, with very tabular topography in general. In the extreme west is found the Serra da Contamana or Serra do Divisor, along the western border, with the highest altitudes in the state (609 metres).

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Weather

The climate is hot and very humid, and the monthly average temperatures vary between 24 °C and 27 °C, being the lowest average of the North Region. The rainfall reaches an annual total of 2,100 mm, with a clear dry season in the months of June, July, and August.

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Getting Around

By Plane

There are flights between Rio Branco and Cruzeiro do Sul, as well as some smaller airports.

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