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Madre de Dios ([ˈmaðɾe ðe ðjos]) is a region in southeastern Peru, bordering Brazil, Bolivia and the Peruvian regions of Puno, Cusco and Ucayali, in the Amazon Basin. Its capital is the city of Puerto Maldonado. The name of the region is derived from the Madre de Dios River, ultimately a tributary of the Amazon, and named by ethnic Spanish colonists. It is a very common Spanish language designation for the Virgin Mary, literally meaning Mother of God.
Cities, towns & villages in Madre de Dios
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Puerto MaldonadoPuerto Maldonado is a city in Southeastern Peru in the Amazon rainforest 55 kilometres (34 mi) west of the Bolivian border; located at the confluence of the Tambopata and Madre de Dios rivers, the latter of which joins the Madeira River as a tributary of the Amazon. It is the capital of the Madre de Dios Region. Show Puerto Maldonadoon the map
IñapariIñapari is a Peruvian village capital of the Tahuamanu Province in the Madre de Dios Region, located on the triple border of Bolivia, Brazil and Peru. It is connected to Brazil by the Brazil-Peru Integration Bridge, an international bridge crossing the Acre River that was completed in 2006 as part of the Interoceanic Highway. Iñapari has a population of about 1,500 people. Iñapari has been experiencing a rapid demographic growth since the opening of the Interoceanic Highway that connects São Paulo, Brazil with Lima. Its economy is based on the commerce of handcraft. There is also some incipient trade of goods with Brazil. Show Iñaparion the map
AlertaAlerta is a city in the Madre de Dios Region of Peru. It is located very close to the border with the Madre de Dios Region. It is located 696 km (435 mi) from the regions capital, Pucallpa. It is served by the Alerta Airport. Show Alertaon the map
States, regions, administrative units in Madre de Dios
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TambopataTambopata District is one of four districts of the Tambopata Province in the Madre de Dios Region in Peru. The Tambopata National Reserve and the Bahuaja-Sonene National Park are one of the most biodiverse places on earth. Records include over 700 species of birds, 1200 species of butterfly, 90 species of mammals, 120 species of reptiles and amphibians and innumerable species of insect. Over 400 species of birds have been recorded. There are some centres dedicated to the research of eagles, snakes and all the animals that live on the Amazon River.Show on map
IñapariIñapari District is one of three districts of the Province Tahuamanu in Peru.The Acre river marks the border. The 210 km long trip between Iñapari and Puerto Maldonado will last approximately 3 hours by car. This road is totally paved. It is also the Customs, Point-of-Entry and bordertown on the Interoceanic Highway linking the Pacific Ocean to the Atlantic. This road crosses the border some 200 meters from the main plaza across the Acre river and into the Brazilian town of Assis Brasil about 1 km away.Show on map
Madre de DiosMadre de Dios (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈmaðɾe ðe ðjos]) is a region in southeastern Peru, bordering Brazil, Bolivia and the Peruvian regions of Puno, Cusco and Ucayali, in the Amazon Basin. Its capital is the city of Puerto Maldonado. The name of the region is derived from the Madre de Dios River, ultimately a tributary of the Amazon, and named by ethnic Spanish colonists. It is a very common Spanish language designation for the Virgin Mary, literally meaning Mother of God.Show on map
Provincia de ManúManú Province is one of three provinces in the Madre de Dios Region of Peru. The capital of Manú province is the city of Salvación.Show on map
Provincia de TahuamanúTahuamanu Province is the smallest of three provinces in the Madre de Dios Region of Peru.Show on map
Provincia de TambopataTambopata Province is the largest of three provinces in the Madre de Dios Region of Peru.Show on map
FitzcarraldFitzcarrald District is one of four districts of Manú Province in Peru.Show on map
Different buildings in Madre de Dios
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Los Amigos Biological StationThe Los Amigos Biological Station is a research station in lowland Amazonian forest at the base of Peru's southern Andes, at 270 masl in Madre de Dios department. The station's official name in Spanish is Centro de Investigación y Capacitación Río Los Amigos (Los Amigos Research and Training Center). It is commonly known by its Spanish acronym, CICRA.Show on map
Puerto MaldonadoPadre Aldamiz International Airport (IATA: PEM, ICAO: SPTU), also known as Puerto Maldonado International Airport, is an airport serving the city of Puerto Maldonado in the Madre de Dios Region of Peru. The airport oversees a small number of international commercial flights. The Puerto Maldonado VOR-DME (Ident: PDO) is located on the field. The Peruvian Air Force flies Boeing 707 jets to Padre Aldamiz International Airport, to carry civilian cargo operations. The airport can handle landings by different types of jets. For example, LATAM Perú and Avianca Perú use Airbus A320 family aircraft.Show on map
Cocha Cashu Biological StationCocha Cashu Biological Station (Estación Biológica Cocha Cashu or EBCC) is a tropical biological research station located at 11° 54'S and 71° 22'W in Manú National Park, Peru. It was established in 1969-70, predating the founding of its containing national park (est. 1973). Though only 10 km2 in area, the site has provided valuable research. The station is situated on the shore of an oxbow lake, from which it takes its name. \"Qucha\" (in hispanicized spelling cocha) is the Quechua word for lake. \"Cashu\" is derived from the English word \"cashew\" and refers to the shape of the lake.Show on map
Alerta AirportAlerta Airport (IATA: ALD, ICAO: SPAR) is a small regional airport serving Alerta, a city in the Ucayali Region of Peru. It is not currently served by any scheduled airline but rather by many private and charter flights but this might change in the nearby future. It is located in the jungle. It rarely has charter flights to Brazil.Show on map
Iberia AirportIberia Airport (IATA: IBP, ICAO: SPBR) is an airport serving Iberia in the Madre de Dios Region of Peru. The town is in the Amazon basin, 18 kilometres (11 mi) from the Peruvian border with Bolivia. The Iberia non-directional beacon (Ident: IBE) is located 1 kilometre (0.62 mi) north of the runway.Show on map
Lakes, rivers, streams and other bodies of water in Madre de Dios
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Río ManúThe Manú is a river in southeastern Peru. It runs down the eastern slopes of the Andes Mountains into the Amazon Basin. It runs through what is now protected as the Manú National Park, a vast Biosphere Reserve, home to arguably the highest concentration of biodiversity on Earth. Few people live along its length. Much of the park is off-limits to all but permitted scientists and the indigenous groups of Amazonian Indians, mostly of the Machiguenga tribe.Show on map
Mountains, roads, land forms, forests and other objects in Madre de Dios
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Manú National ParkManú National Park (Spanish: Parque Nacional del Manu) is a biosphere reserve located in Madre de Dios and Paucartambo, Cusco. Before becoming an area protected by the Peruvian government, the Manú National Park was conserved thanks to its inaccessibility. The park remains fairly inaccessible by road to this day. In 1977, UNESCO recognised it as a Biosphere Reserve and in 1987, it was pronounced a World Heritage Site. It is the largest National Park in Peru, covering an area of 15,328 km². The Biosphere Reserve includes an additional 2,570 km², and a further 914 km² are included in a \"Cultural Zone\" (which also is afforded a level of protection), bringing the total area up to 18,811 km².Show on map
Tambopata National ReserveTambopata National Reserve (Spanish: Reserva Nacional Tambopata) is a nature reserve in the Peruvian Amazon Basin south of the Madre de Dios River in Tambopata Province's Inambari and Tambopata districts. It was created on January 26, 1990, to protect the forests adjacent to the rivers Heath and Tambopata that have two important ecosystems and are noted for its biodiversity, representing native flora and fauna with 165 species and 41 families of trees, 103 species of mammals, 1300 species of butterflies and 90 species of amphibians.Show on map
Tambopata-Candamo Nature ReserveTambopata National Reserve (Spanish: Reserva Nacional Tambopata) is a nature reserve in the Peruvian Amazon Basin south of the Madre de Dios River in Tambopata Province's Inambari and Tambopata districts. It was created on January 26, 1990, to protect the forests adjacent to the rivers Heath and Tambopata that have two important ecosystems and are noted for its biodiversity, representing native flora and fauna with 165 species and 41 families of trees, 103 species of mammals, 1300 species of butterflies and 90 species of amphibians.Show on map