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Pororoca is considered one of the longest surfable waves in the world. This tidal bore is located in the huge Amazon and can only be surfed twice a year.

Pororoca delivers up to 12-foot river waves during the dry season, in February and March.

São Domingos do Capim is a Brazilian municipality in the state of Pará. The estimated population is 32,139 (2020). It has an area of 1677 km2.

The city is well known for hosting a world surfing championship in the bore tides of the Guamá River, a phenomenon which is locally referred to as the pororoca. The championships take place between March and April.

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