The city of Belém (Portuguese) or Bethlehem (in Spanish) is the capital of the Brazilian state of Pará.
It has a population of 1,500,000, is the gateway to the north of Brazil, and the entry point to learn and explore the Amazon.
Belém is among the 10 largest and most influential cities in Brazil, a Portuguese origin.
Founded in 1616 with the construction of the Forte do Crib, today called Forte Castelo. Its location was strategic to control navigation in the region.