Porto Velho

the capital of the Brazilian state of Rondônia, in the upper Amazon River basin

Porto Velho is a Brazilian city, capital of the state of Rondônia. It has about 374,000 inhabitants and an area of 34,082 km².

Porto Velho
Municipality
The Municipality of Porto Velho
Top left:Rondonia State Government Office, Top right:Port of Porto Velho, Middle left:Porto Velho Cultural House, Middle right:Sunset in Madeira River, Bottom:Panorama view of downtown from Pedrinhas area
Top left:Rondonia State Government Office, Top right:Port of Porto Velho, Middle left:Porto Velho Cultural House, Middle right:Sunset in Madeira River, Bottom:Panorama view of downtown from Pedrinhas area
Flag of Porto Velho
Flag
Official seal of Porto Velho
Seal
Location of Porto Velho in the State of Rondônia
Location of Porto Velho in the State of Rondônia
Porto Velho is located in Brazil
Porto Velho
Porto Velho
Localization of Porto Velho in Brazil
Coordinates: 8°45′43″S 63°54′14″W / 8.76194°S 63.90389°W / -8.76194; -63.90389Coordinates: 8°45′43″S 63°54′14″W / 8.76194°S 63.90389°W / -8.76194; -63.90389
Country Brazil
RegionNorth
StateBandeira de Rondônia.svg Rondônia
FoundedOctober 2, 1914
Government
 • MayorHildon Chaves (PSDB)
Area
 • Total34,082.37 km2 (13,159.28 sq mi)
Elevation
83 m (272 ft)
Population
 (2018 est.[1])
 • Total519,531
 • Density15/km2 (39/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-4 (UTC-4)
Postal Code
76800-000
Area code(s)(+55) 69
WebsitePorto Velho, Rondônia

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics" (PDF) (in Portuguese). 2018. Retrieved 6 March 2019. 2018 Estimates of Population