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[an error occurred while processing this directive] The Central Amazon Conservation Complex is the largest protected forest area within the Amaon Basin, covering 5,323,018 hectares. The area includes the entire hydrological basin of the Jaú River, and is also known as Jaú National Park in Brazil. It is one of the richest in the world in terms of biodiversity. The area is home to the largest type of electric fish in the world, as well as many endangered species such as the giant arapaima fish, the Amazonian manatee, the black caiman, and two species of river dolphins.

The Central Amazon Conservation Complex was inscribed as a World Heritage Site during the 24th session of the World Heritage Committee in Cairns, Australia, between 27 November to 2 December, 2000.

What to See in Central Amazon Conservation Complex

World Heritage Site Inscription Details

Location: S 2 19 60 W 62 0 30 in the State of Amazonas
Inscription Year: 2000
Type of Site: Natural
Inscription Criteria: IX, X

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Visiting Central Amazon Conservation Complex

Your base for visiting this World Heritage Site is Sao Paulo, the biggest city in Brazil. From there, you can make the arrangement, either on your own or through a travel agency, to go there. The entry point is the city of Novo Airão, from where you can take a flyer boat. As part of the preparations, here's a list of hotels in Sao Paolo with online booking facility.

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