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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 Travel Guide

This Macapa travel guide will give you an insight on the Brazilian city known as “The Capital of the Middle of the World”. Macapa is located on the Amazon River and functions as the capital of the state of Amapa, which lies in the extreme north of Brazil. The unique characteristic of Macapa is that it lies exactly on the Equator at zero degrees latitude and there is a monument in the centre of the city known as... read more

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

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