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Macapa Map, Brazil

If you feel like you need some help to find your way in your destination city, you are in the right place. This Macapa Map will certainly help you to seek out the best restaurants, clubs and sights in town. You want to know what is the best place for a walk? Or what you should be watching out for during your visit? Learn more about the best things to do in the city reading our travel tips and then get around in Macapa with Travelgrove's map. While searching for places, you can also check some cheap flights or deals or you can take a look at our user's galleries about the city. We hope you will find our city map of Macapa useful. Enjoy your trip and come back to share your travel experience about Macapa!

Macapa History

By 1738 the Portuguese took complete control of the land and created a military army base. It was February 4th, 1758, when Sebastião Veiga Cabral (the son of Sebastião Veiga Cabral, the military governor of the Portuguese Army during those years) laid the foundation of a town and named it São José de Macapá. Its authority was given to Para’s governor namely Francisco Xavier de Mendonça Furtado. read more

Macapa Travel Guide

Macapa grew rather slowly since its foundation in 1688, when some military men settled here next to a fortress that protected the mouth of the river Amazon. The fortress is now a museum in the city centre and another highly particular aspect in the modern city is its stadium (the Zerao), the only football field in the world which stands with each half in a different hemisphere. The official language in Macapa is... read more

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