Bananal Island

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Bananal Island (Ilha do Bananal, ) is a large river island formed from the bisection of the Araguaia River, in southwestern Tocantins, Brazil.wikipedia
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Araguaia River

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Bananal Island (Ilha do Bananal, ) is a large river island formed from the bisection of the Araguaia River, in southwestern Tocantins, Brazil.
These later reunite, forming the Ilha do Bananal, the world's largest river island.

River island

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Bananal Island (Ilha do Bananal, ) is a large river island formed from the bisection of the Araguaia River, in southwestern Tocantins, Brazil.
Majuli in India, being non-coastal and being between two channels of one river is recognised by the Guinness Book of World Records as world's largest example., but Ilha do Bananal meets the same qualifications and is much larger.

Araguaia National Park

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6001 laid out on 19 December 1973, an area of 5577.26 km2 is preserved as Araguaia National Park and further 13584.99 km2 as cultural preserve for indigenous peoples.
Bananal Island, on which the park is located, is believed to be the largest inland river island in the world.

Karajá

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At least four tribes live on Bananal Island: the Javaés, Karajá, Ava-Canoeiro, and Tuxá.
They currently reside in 29 villages in the Araguaia River valley, near lakes and tributaries to the Araguaia and Javaés Rivers, and the Ilha do Bananal.

Tocantins

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Bananal Island (Ilha do Bananal, ) is a large river island formed from the bisection of the Araguaia River, in southwestern Tocantins, Brazil.
The Bananal Island (Ilha do Bananal), in the southwest of the State, is the second largest fluvial island in the world.

Brazil

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Bananal Island (Ilha do Bananal, ) is a large river island formed from the bisection of the Araguaia River, in southwestern Tocantins, Brazil.

Indigenous peoples

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6001 laid out on 19 December 1973, an area of 5577.26 km2 is preserved as Araguaia National Park and further 13584.99 km2 as cultural preserve for indigenous peoples.

Ecotourism

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The northern third of the island, which is designated as a national park, is a popular destination for ecotourism.

Indigenous territory (Brazil)

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The southern two-thirds are indigenous territories.

Cachoeirinha, Tocantins

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There are sixteen aldeias or villages on the island: Barra do Rio, Barreira Branca, Boa Esperança, Boto Velho, Cachoeirinha, Fontoura, JK, Kanoanã, Kaxiwe, Macaúba, Santa Isabel, São João, Txoude, Txuiri, Wari-Wari, Watau.

Mato Grosso

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There are no bridges to the island from the states of Tocantins to the east nor from Mato Grosso to the west.

List of municipalities in Tocantins

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From north to south, the island forms the western portions of the municipalities of Pium, Lagoa da Confusão, and Formoso do Araguaia, in southwestern Tocantins.

Pium

From north to south, the island forms the western portions of the municipalities of Pium, Lagoa da Confusão, and Formoso do Araguaia, in southwestern Tocantins.

Lagoa da Confusão

From north to south, the island forms the western portions of the municipalities of Pium, Lagoa da Confusão, and Formoso do Araguaia, in southwestern Tocantins.

Formoso do Araguaia

From north to south, the island forms the western portions of the municipalities of Pium, Lagoa da Confusão, and Formoso do Araguaia, in southwestern Tocantins.

List of indigenous peoples of Brazil

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Cantão

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They flow their separate ways for over 400 meandering kilometers before reuniting, thus forming the Ilha do Bananal, the world's largest river island.

Shikoku

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The 50th largest island by area in the world, Shikoku is smaller than Sardinia and Bananal, but larger than Halmahera and Seram.

List of islands by area

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Móveis Coloniais de Acaju

According to Fabrício Ofuji, the name of the band is an homage to a fictitious rebellion that supposedly happen when English troops invaded Bananal Island, in the Northern Region of Brazil.