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Rio de Janeiro is the second largest city of Brazil. In South America Rio de Janeiro is the third largest metropolitan area and accumulation. Rio de Janeiro is the capital of Brazil for nearly two centuries (from the period of 1763 to 1815), Rio de Janeiro as the capital of the United Kingdom of Portugal, Brazil and Algarves from 1815 to 1821 and as a self-governing nation from 1822 to 1960. The nickname of Rio de Janeiro is Cidade Maravilhosa or "Marvelous City". There are many universities and institutes in Rio de Janeiro. Rio de Janeiro is the furthermost visited city in the southern hemisphere. It is the one of the most visited cities in the southern hemisphere and it has natural settings like carnival celebrations, samba, Bossa Nova, famous balneario beach, such as Barra da Tijuca, Copacabana, Ipanema, and Leblon decimal.

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      Rio De Janeiro City Recreation, Culture and Attractions
Rio de Janeiro is the main cultural hub in Brazil. Rio de Janeiro was succession from the past a strong cultural role. Rio de Janeiro important cultural landmarks are the Biblioteca Nacional, the Theatro do Rio, the National Museum of Fine Arts, the Rio de Janeiro Botanical Garden, the Imperial Square; the Brazilian Academy of Letters, the Museu de Arte Moderna do Rio de Janeiro, and the Natural History Museum are the important and famous cultural landmarks in Rio de Janeiro city. In the year of 2009 October 2nd, the International Olympic Committee selected Rio de Janeiro to host the 2016 Summer Olympics held in the Rio de Janeiro city. Rio de Janeiro city successfully hosted the XV Pan American Games. Rio de Janeiro city is one of the host cities of the FIFA World Cup and in the year of 2011 Rio de Janeiro city hosted Military World Games. In Rio de Janeiro city Football is the most prevalent sport. In Rio de Janeiro city, Vasco da Gama, Botafogo, Fluminense, Flamengo, and America Football Club are the five famous traditional football clubs.

      Rio De Janeiro City Nicknames
Cidade Maravilhosa ("The Marvelous City") or simply Rio

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      Rio De Janeiro City Demographics
Rio de Janeiro City Population is 6,323,037
Rio de Janeiro City Portuguese immigrants Population is 20.36%
Rio de Janeiro City Brazilians of at least one Portuguese parent Population is 30.84%
Rio de Janeiro City Portuguese immigrants and their descendants Population is 267,664
Rio de Janeiro City People of Rio de Janeiro Amerindian Population is 7.4%
Rio de Janeiro City People of Rio de Janeiro African Population is 18.9%
Rio de Janeiro City People of Rio de Janeiro European Population is 73.70%
Rio de Janeiro City European only White Population is 48%
Rio de Janeiro City European only Brown Population is 6%
Rio de Janeiro City African only Brown Population is 12%
Rio de Janeiro City African only Black Population is 25%
Rio de Janeiro City Amerindian only Brown Population is 2%
Rio de Janeiro City African and European White Population is 23%
Rio de Janeiro City African and European Brown Population is 34%
Rio de Janeiro City African and European Black Population is 31%
Rio de Janeiro City Amerindian and European White Population is 14%
Rio de Janeiro City Amerindian and European Brown Population is 6%
Rio de Janeiro City African and Amerindian Brown Population is 4%
Rio de Janeiro City African and Amerindian Black Population is 9%
Rio de Janeiro City African, Amerindian and European White Population is 15%
Rio de Janeiro City African, Amerindian and European Brown Population is 36%
Rio de Janeiro City Amerindian White Population is 6.7%
Rio de Janeiro City Amerindian Brown Population is 8.3%
Rio de Janeiro City Amerindian Black Population is 7.3%
Rio de Janeiro City African White Population is 6.9%
Rio de Janeiro City African Brown Population is 23.6%
Rio de Janeiro City African Black Population is 50.9%
Rio de Janeiro City European White Population is 86.4%
Rio de Janeiro City European Brown Population is 68.1%
Rio de Janeiro City European Black Population is 41.8%

      Rio De Janeiro City Education
Rio de Janeiro city has a small number of schools; these are controlled by federal administration. Rio de Janeiro city has many private schools that provide education at all levels and also many colleges and universities. In Rio de Janeiro city has the top most institutions of higher education, they are Rio de Janeiro State University, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazilian Institute of Capital Markets and Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro. In the year of 1995, there are 1,033 primary schools in Rio de Janeiro city consisting 25,594 staff and 667,788 students, 370 secondary schools with 9,699 staff and 227,892 students and 53 Universities with 14,864 staff and 154,447 students. In Rio de Janeiro city higher learning education system has six major universities and 47 private schools.

Rio De Janeiro City History
Rio de Janeiro city was founded on March 1st in the year of 1565 by the Portuguese. Rio de Janeiro city is named as Sao Sebastiao do Rio de Janeiro. Rio de Janeiro city was the name of Guanabara Bay. Early in the 18th century, the Rio de Janeiro city was threatened or attacked by French, pirates and buccaneers. The colonial management in Portuguese America was shifted from Salvador to Rio de Janeiro in the year of 1763. After 1889 Rio de Janeiro city sustained as the capital of Brazil between the years of 1960 and 1975 Rio de Janeiro city was a city-state under the name Guanabara State. In the year 1660 the Rio de Janeiro city community changes the seat of the government of the southern captaincies of Brazil. In the year 1796 the value of exports from the Rio de Janeiro city port is very less in 1760. In the year of 1891 Rio de Janeiro city constitution elected as the Federal District.

      Rio De Janeiro City Tourism
Rio de Janeiro city is the Brazil's main tourist destination. Rio de Janeiro city attracts the number of people of any city in South America around 2.82 million from Rio de Janeiro city Nearly 80 km of beach land, the famous Corcovado and Sugarloaf Mountains attract the visitors in Rio city. Rio de Janeiro city in olden days had a thriving tourism sector. In Rio De Janeiro City, the Street and nearby beach are remarkable and has being famous tourist spot. Rio De Janeiro City is the world's most popular and loved beautiful destinations.

      Rio De Janeiro City Transportation
In Rio de Janeiro city the main means of public transportation are buses. Rio de Janeiro city consist of 440 municipal bus lines and carry on over four million passengers every day. In Rio de Janeiro city in order to decrease traffic congestion and increase capacity transportation policy has been moving towards trains and subway. There are two subway lines, 32 stations and several commuter rail lines in Rio de Janeiro city. The safest and cleanest form of public transport in Rio de Janeiro city is metro rail. "Frescao" is the another type of bus in Rio de Janeiro city, run several routes, like Centro through Botafogo, Copacabana and Ipanema to Leblon, and from the International Airport to Barra, through the beach road. Among the Brazil and South America, the oldest operating electric tramway is in Rio de Janeiro city. Linha Vermelha, Linha Amarela, Avenida Brasil, Avenida das Americas and Avenida Infante Dom Henrique are the main and famous high ways of Rio de Janeiro city. Rio de Janeiro city is the multicultural city and the transportation prices are reasonable.

      Rio De Janeiro City Universities
Federal University of Rio de Janeiro,Oklahoma, Students- 47,900
Universidade Federal do Estado do Rio de Janeiro,Oklahoma, Students- 8,500
Rio de Janeiro State University,Oklahoma, Students- 23,386
Universidade Federal Rural do Rio de Janeiro,Oklahoma, Students- 11,900
Fluminense Federal University,Oklahoma, Students- 50,150
Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro,Oklahoma, Students- 17,900
Instituto Militar de Engenharia,Oklahoma,Students- 450
Instituto Superior de Tecnologia em Ciências da Computação do Rio de Janeiro,Oklahoma,Students-350

      Rio De Janeiro City Tourist Attractions
Sugar Loaf Mountain (Pao de Acucar)
Corcovado
Cristo Redentor (Statue of Christ the Redeemer)
Pedra da Gavea
Teatro Municipal
Morro da Urca
Real Gabinete Portugues da Leitura
Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil
Prainha Beach
Ipanema Beach
Sitio Roberto Burle Marx
O Verde Eco Tours Ilha Grande
Botanical Garden (Jardim Botanico)
Itacoatiara beach
Claudio Coutinho Trail
Tijuca National Park
Rodrigo de Freitas Lake
Sao Bento Monastery
Arpoador beach
Avenida Atlantica
Petropolis
Forte de Copacabana
Leblon Beach
Grumari Beach
Parque Henrique Lage
Fortaleza Santa Cruz
Escadaria Selaron
Recreio dos Bandeirantes Beach
Urca
Copacabana Beach
Santa Teresa
Ilha Fiscal
Vista Chinesa
Arpoador
Ruins Park (Parque das Ruinas)
Rio de Janeiro City Area Museums:
Forte de Copacabana
Fortaleza Santa Cruz
Church of Our Lady of the Glory of the Outeiro (Igreja de Nossa Senhora da Gloria do Outeiro)
National History Museum
Museum of the Republic
National Fine Arts Museum
Museum of Modern Art
Isabell Erdmann - Favela Cantagalo Tour
National Museum
Espaco Cultural da Marinha
Museu Internacional de Arte Naif
Museo de Bellas Artes
Chacara do Ceu Museum
Casa do Pontal Museum
Tiradentes Palace
Museus Castro Maya
Museu do Acude
Fundacao Eva Klabin
Astronomia e Ciencias Afins Museum
Casa de Cultura Laura Alvim
Planetarium and Museum of the Universe
Aerospace Museum
H. Stern Gem Museum
Naval and Oceanographic Museum
Corpo de Fuzileiros Navais Museum
Reference Center for the Brazilian Handicraft
Museu do Indio
Historico e Diplomatico Museum
Primeiro Reinado Museum
Amsterdam Sauer Museum
Radio Museum Roberto Marinho
Museu da Mare
Museu Casa de Benjamin Constant
Museu Villalobos
Museu da Geodiversidade
Templo Glauber
Folclore Edison Carneiro Museum
Imagens do Inconsciente Museum
Ciencias da Terra Museum
Image and Sound Museum
Arquidiocesano de Arte Sacra Museum
Jewish Museum
Bonde Museum
Villa-Lobos Museum
Rio de Janeiro City Area Parks:
Backstage of Unidos da Tijuca Carnival
Rio Water Planet
Sitio Roberto Burle Marx
Botanical Garden (Jardim Botanico)
Aterro do Flamengo
Quinta da Boa Vista
Catacumba Park
Bosque da Barra
Parque Municipal da Quinta da Boa Vista
Chico Mendes Ecological Park
Guinle Park
Parque da Cidade
Passeio Publico
Praca Serzedelo Correia
Morro Dois Irmaos

      Rio De Janeiro City Religious
Rio de Janeiro City Catholic Religion population is 51.09%
Rio de Janeiro City Protestant Religion population is 23.37%
Rio de Janeiro City Irreligious Religion population is 13.59%
Rio de Janeiro City Spiritist Religion population is 5.90%
Rio de Janeiro City Umbanda and Candomble Religion population is 1.29%
Rio de Janeiro City Jewish Religion population is 0.34%

      Rio De Janeiro City Geography
Rio de Janeiro city is situated on the strip of Brazil's Atlantic coast. Rio de Janeiro city is close to the Tropic of Capricorn. Rio de Janeiro city is founded on an inlet of this stretch of the coast. Rio de Janeiro city is located on the plains of the western shore of Guanabara Bay. Rio de Janeiro has very humid and savanna climate. Rio de Janeiro city temperatures above 40 °C is common during the summer, while maximum temperatures above 27 °C can occur on monthly basis. In Rio de Janeiro city the average annual minimum temperature is 21 °C, 27 °C is the average annual maximum temperature and the average annual temperature is 23 °C. The average yearly rainfall is 1,175 mm. In Rio de Janeiro city, the temperature 4.8 °C is the minimum temperature recorded in July 1928, the temperature 44 °C is the maximum temperature recorded and 8.1 °C lowest temperature never registered.

      Rio De Janeiro City Economy
Rio de Janeiro city is the 2nd largest provincial economic center in Brazil. Rio de Janeiro city is the fourth richest city in Latin America. Rio de Janeiro city is the 30th largest municipal area in the world. Rio de Janeiro city holds a robust and highly expanded economy. Rio de Janeiro city has second largest GDP, concentrates 68% of the state's economic strength and 7.91% of all goods and services produced in the country. Rio de Janeiro city is the second largest industrial center of Brazil. Rio de Janeiro city placed second position in industrial production and second financial and service center. Rio de Janeiro city's service sector controls the economy. Rio de Janeiro city tourism and entertainment are other key conditions of the city's economic life. The making of electronics and computers has going to play a major role in the economy of Rio de Janeiro city.

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