Castanheira is a bairro ( district ) of the Brazilian city of Belém in the state of Pará . It had 24,424 inhabitants according to the 2010 census.
Today (as of 2017), the Bairro is subordinate to the administrative district Distrito Administrativo do Entroncamento (DAENT ) as one of ten Bairros and is located on the eastern outskirts of Belém at the starting point of Rodovia BR-316 , where the Castanheira Shopping Center is located. In the south it connects to the state park Parque Ambiental do Utinga in Bairro Curió-Utinga (about 16,600 Ew. ), Whose Lago Água Preta (Black Lake) extends with the upper right extension into the district area. Surrounding Bairros are (from west to east): Souza (about 44,000 Ew.), Marambaia (about 66,700 Ew.), Mangueirão (about 36,200 Ew.), Atalaia and Guanabara.
It was established by the city law Lei 7.806 of July 30, 1996, and in this the boundaries are established. Its name is derived from a hundred-year-old chestnut tree .
- Prefeitura Municipal de Belém: Castanheira , data status: 2000 (Portuguese)
- ↑ População Castanheira - Belém. Website População.net.br. [Accessed January 21, 2017 (Portuguese)].
- ^ Map: Bairros do Município de Belém as of July 30, 1996 of the construction of new Bairros. [Accessed January 21, 2017 (Portuguese)].
- ^ Prefeitura Municipal de Belém: Castanheira. [Accessed January 21, 2017 (Portuguese)].
Coordinates: 1 ° 24 ′ 32.8 " S , 48 ° 26 ′ 10.5" W.