Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro is the second largest city in , on the South Atlantic coast. Rio is famous for its breathtaking landscape, its laid-back beach culture and its annual carnival.

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The South Zone of Rio de Janeiro is where most tourists usually stay. Photo: Adam63, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Zona Central is the historical, administrative, and financial centre of the city of Rio de Janeiro, . Photo: Thiago Souza, CC0.

, is the main airport serving Rio de Janeiro, . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 3.0 br.

The North Zone of Rio has fewer tourist attractions than other parts of town, but it's worth at least one trip to Maracanã Stadium. Photo: Mark Hillary, CC BY 2.0.

Destinations

in Rio de Janeiro is the farthest zone from city center and is home to the richest and poorest neighborhoods in Rio. Photo: Filipe Fortes, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Notable Places in the Area

College
The Federal Center for Technological Education "Celso Suckow da Fonseca", also known as Federal… is situated 4½ km west of Rio de Janeiro. Photo: Andrevruas, CC BY 3.0.

Aerodrome
Rio de Janeiro-Santos Dumont Airport is the second major airport serving Rio de Janeiro, . is situated 2 km east of Rio de Janeiro. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Tourist attraction
The is a purpose-built parade area built for the Rio Carnival in Rio de Janeiro, . is situated 1½ km west of Rio de Janeiro. Photo: Ben Tavener, CC BY 2.0.

Localities in the Area

Suburb
is a neighborhood in Rio de Janeiro, . is situated 3 km south of Rio de Janeiro. Photo: Alicia Nijdam, CC BY 2.0.

Suburb
is an upper-middle-class neighborhood located in the South Zone of Rio de Janeiro, . is situated 3 km south of Rio de Janeiro. Photo: Halleypo, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Suburb
is the name of a neighborhood in the city of Rio de Janeiro, . is situated 2 km south of Rio de Janeiro. Photo: Donmatas, CC BY-SA 4.0.

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