Amapa is one of the states of Brazil, located in the extreme north, bordering French Guiana and Suriname to the north. To the east is the Atlantic Ocean, and to the south and west is the Brazilian state of Para. Perhaps one of the main features of the state is the River Oiapoque, as it was once considered the northernmost point of Brazil. The river's estuary is at the extreme north of the Brazilian coast, and it is often used to describe the remote points of Brazil. The dominant landscape of the region90 percent of the total areais the huge Amazon Rainforest.