Manaus

Manaus is the capital of the state of Amazonas and is located in the emblematic and majestic confluence of the rivers Negro and Solimões, which forms the longest and most abundant river of the planet – the Amazon River – whose basin accounts for almost 20% of the total fresh water The oceans receive. This beautiful and symbolic city with its nearly 2.2 million inhabitants represents the most populous city and the largest development pole of the Amazon / Pan-Amazon, with a total area of about 8 million square kilometers.

Manaus is known worldwide for ecotourism and its nearly 600 industries that directly employs around 100,000 people. It emerged in 1669 with the fort of São José do Rio Negro and was elevated to the village in 1832 under the name Manaus, which means “mother of the gods”, in honor of the indigenous nation of the Manaus, being legally transformed into a city on the 24th Of October of 1848 with the name of City of the Bar of the Black River. Manaus was well known in the early twentieth century, in the golden age of rubber, when it became the second most important Brazilian city after the capital of the country, Rio de Janeiro. At that time it was baptized as Heart of the Amazon and City of the Forest. Currently its main economic engine is the Industrial Pole of Manaus (PIM), largely responsible for the fact that the city holds the 7th largest GDP among the capitals of the country. In terms of tourism, Manaus receives large amounts of cruise ships throughout the year due to access to transatlantic via the Amazon River.

In addition, Manaus is filled with cultural festivities throughout the year, such as the Carnaval do Amazonas, Carnaboi, Ponta Negra Music Festival, Amazonas Opera Festival, Amazon Folklore Festival (My Boi Bumbá), among others.

 

In terms of tourism, Manaus receives large amounts of cruise ships throughout the year due to access to transatlantic via the Amazon River. In addition, Manaus is filled with cultural festivities throughout the year, such as the Carnaval do Amazonas, Carnaboi, Ponta Negra Music Festival, Amazonas Opera Festival, Amazon Folklore Festival (My Boi Bumbá), among others.

Manaus is also served by Eduardo Gomes International Airport, the second largest and second busiest airport in the north of the country and the third in Brazil in cargo handling; These numbers have been reached thanks to the Manaus Free Zone, which continues to boost the economy of the city and the entire state, with high growth rates in revenues, year after year.

Because of its great diversity of fauna and flora, Manaus will be the host of the cultural and gastronomic diversity, being a tourist center, easy to access (air or port) and being the “Heart of the Amazon” and “City of the Forest” . Edition of ISRPF. In this beautiful setting Tropical Manaus Ecoresort (Tropical Hotel) will be the place where researchers and students from all over the world will gather from June 3 to 8, 2018 to discuss and discuss the most current and exciting topics of fish physiology. Tropical Manaus Ecoresort is a luxurious eco resort, located at the entrance to the majestic Amazon Rainforest on the banks of the Rio Negro. The development offers state-of-the-art technology and luxurious accommodation (640 apartments), as well as setting the impressive Amazon jungle.

Thus, in addition to the scientific environment of the event, the participants will also be able to enjoy all the exoticism, comfort and an amazing experience in direct contact with Nature, which will certainly be unique and unforgettable.

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