Amazonas is a state in the far NW corner of Brazil and is the largest in area at 606,468 sq. mi. (1,570,746 sq. km.) or somewhat shorter than the size of Alaska. The population is 3,590,985 and the capital is Manaus. Every month is wet in this tropical state. Guainia of Colombia and Amazonas of Venezuela is NW and N, Roraima is N, Para is NE and E, Mato Grosso is E and SE, Rondonia is SE and S, Acre is S, Loreto of Peru is N and NW, and Amazonas and Vaupes of Colombia is W.