Riverboats of all sizes anchored on the Madeira river in Porto Velho (RO). ln the Arnazon region, where water and rain forest predominate, most of the large urban centers such as Manaus, Belém, Porto Velho and Santarém have developed along the nver.Barcos de todos os tamanhos ancorados no Rio Madeira em Porto Velho (RO). Na Região Amazónica, onde a água e a floresta predominam, a maioria dos grandes centros urbanos como Manaus, Belém, Porto Velho e Santarém se desenvolveram ao longo do rio.
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