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.
Photo: Chronus, CC BY-SA 3.0. Photo: mark goble, CC BY 2.0.

Popular Destinations

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

Rio's is a district in 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.

Notable Places in the Area

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

Stadium
Estádio Vasco da Gama, also known as , owing to its location on a street of the same name, is the home ground of Club de Regatas Vasco da Gama. Photo: Diego Baravelli, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Park
The is a public park of great historical importance located in the São Cristóvão neighbourhood, in the North zone of the city of Rio de Janeiro, . Photo: Halleypo, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Zoo
The is a zoo located in the district of São Cristóvão, in the municipality of Rio de Janeiro, . Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

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.

Localities in the Area

Suburb
is the name of a neighborhood in the city of Rio de Janeiro, . Photo: Chensiyuan, CC BY 3.0.

Suburb
São Cristóvão is a traditional neighborhood in north of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Photo: Leandro Ciuffo, CC BY 2.0.

Suburb
is a neighborhood in the of Rio de Janeiro, . Photo: Thiago Souza, CC0.

Rio de Janeiro

Latitude
-22.8975° or 22° 53' 51" south
Longitude
-43.2204° or 43° 13' 13.4" west
Population
6,430,000
IATA airport code
RIO
United Nations Location Code
BR RIO
Elevation
6 metres (20 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 34582422
Geo­Names ID
3451190
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Also Known As

  • Abkhazian: Rio de Janeiro
  • Abkhazian: Рио-де-Жанеиро
  • Achinese: Rio de Janeiro
  • Adyghe: Рио-де-Жанейро
  • Afar: Rio-de-janeiro
  • Afrikaans: Rio de Janeiro
  • Akan: Rio de Janeiro
  • Albanian: Rio de Zhaneiro
  • Amharic: ሪዮ ዴ ጃኔይሮ
  • Arabic: Rio de Janeiro
  • Arabic: ريو دو جانيرو
  • Arabic: ريو دى جانيرو
  • Arabic: ريو دي جانيرو
  • Arabic: ريودي جانيرو
  • Arabic: ريو دي جنيرو
  • Arabic: ريو دي جينيرو
  • Arabic: ريو ديجينيرو
  • Aragonese: Rio de Janeiro
  • Armenian: Ռիո դե Ժանեյրո
  • Arpitan: Rio De Janeiro
  • Arpitan: Rio de Janviér
  • Arpitan: Rio de Janèro
  • Asturian: Rio de Janeiro (ciudá)
  • Asturian: Rio de Janeiro
  • Asturian: Río de Janeiro
  • Aymara: Rio de Janeiro
  • Azerbaijani: Rio-de-Janeyro
  • Azerbaijani: Rio de Janeyro
  • Bambara: Rio de Janeiro
  • Bashkir: Рио-де-Жанейро
  • Basque: Rio de Janeiro
  • Bavarian: Rio de Janeiro
  • Belarusian: Рыа-дэ-Жанэйра
  • Belarusian: Рыю-дэ-Жанэйру
  • Belarusian: Рыё-дэ-Жанэйра
  • Bengali: রিউ দি জানেইরু
  • Bengali: রিও ডি জেনিরো
  • Bengali: রিও দি জেনেরিও
  • Bhojpuri: रियो डि जेनेरो
  • Bishnupriya: রিও ডি জেনিরো (রাজ্য)
  • Bishnupriya: রিও ডি জেনিরো
  • Bislama: Rio de Janeiro
  • Bosnian: Rio de Janeiro
  • Breton: Rio de Janeiro
  • Buginese: Rio de Janeiro
  • Bulgarian: Рио де Жанейро
  • Burmese: ရီယိုဒီဂျနေးရိုးမြို့
  • Burmese: ရီယို ဒီ ဂျီးနေးရိုးမြို့
  • Catalan: Ciutat de Rio de Janeiro
  • Catalan: Rio de Janeiro
  • Cebuano: Rio de Janeiro
  • Central Bikol: Rio de Janeiro
  • Central Kurdish: ڕیۆ دێ ژانێرۆ
  • Chamorro: Rio de Janeiro
  • Chavacano: Río de Janeiro
  • Chechen: Рио-де-Жанейро
  • Cherokee: ᏫᎣ Ꮥ ᏣᏁᎢᎶ
  • Cheyenne: Rio de Janeiro
  • Chinese: Rio de Janeiro
  • Chinese: 里約熱內盧
  • Chinese: 里約熱內盧州
  • Chinese: 里约热内卢
  • Chinese: 里约热内卢州
  • Church Slavic: Риоу ди Жанєироу
  • Chuvash: Рио-де-Жанейро
  • Cornish: Rio de Janeiro
  • Corsican: Rio de Janeiro
  • Cree: ᐃᐆ ᑌ ᒐᓀᐅ
  • Crimean Tatar: Rio de Janeiro
  • Crimean Tatar: Rio de Janeyro
  • Croatian: Rio de Janeiro
  • Czech: Rio de Janeiro
  • Danish: Rio de Janeiro
  • Dimli (individual language): Rio de Janeiro
  • Dotyali: रियो दी जेनेरियो
  • Dutch: Rio
  • Dutch: Rio de Janeiro
  • Dutch: Río
  • Dutch: Río de Janeiro
  • Dzongkha: རིའོ་དེ་ཞ་ནེའི་རོ་
  • Eastern Mari: Рио-де-Жанейро
  • Egyptian Arabic: ريو دى جانيرو
  • English: RJ
  • English: Rio
  • English: Rio de Janeiro city
  • English: Río
  • English: Río de Janeiro
  • Erzya: Рио-де-Жанейро
  • Esperanto: Rio-de-Ĵanejro
  • Esperanto: Riodeĵanejro
  • Estonian: Rio de Janeiro
  • Ewe: Rio de Janeiro
  • Extremaduran: Rio de Janeiro
  • Faroese: Rio de Janeiro
  • Fiji Hindi: Rio de Janeiro
  • Fijian: Rio de Janeiro
  • Finnish: Rio
  • Finnish: Rio de Janeiro
  • French: Rio
  • French: Rio de Janeiro
  • French: Río
  • French: Río de Janeiro
  • Friulian: Rio de Janeiro
  • Fulah: Rio de Janeiro
  • Galician: Rio de Janeiro
  • Galician: Río
  • Galician: Río de Janeiro
  • Galician: Río de Xaneiro
  • Ganda: Rio de Janeiro
  • Georgian: რიო-დე-ჟანეირო
  • Georgian: რიო
  • German: Município de Rio de Janeiro
  • German: Rio
  • German: Rio Janeiro
  • German: Rio de Janeiro
  • Gothic: 𐍂𐌹𐌰𐌿 𐌳𐌰𐌹 𐌹𐌰𐌽𐌰𐌹𐍂𐌰𐌿
  • Greek: Ρίο ντε Τζανέιρο
  • Guarani: Rio de Janeiro
  • Gujarati: રિયો ડિ જેનેરો
  • Gujarati: રીયો ડી જાનેરો
  • Haitian: Rio de Janeiro
  • Hakka Chinese: Rio de Janeiro
  • Hausa: Rio de Janeiro
  • Hausa: Riū-Ianuali
  • Hawaiian: Riū-Ianuali
  • Hebrew: ריו דה ז'ניירו
  • Hebrew: ריו דה זניירו
  • Hindi: रियो डि जेनेरो
  • Hindi: रियो डी जेनेरो
  • Hungarian: Rio de Janeiro
  • Icelandic: Rio de Janeiro
  • Ido: Rio de Janeiro
  • Igbo: Rio de Janeiro
  • Iloko: Rio de Janeiro
  • Inari Sami: Rio de Janeiro
  • Indonesian: Rio de Janeiro
  • Ingush: Рио-де-Жанейро
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Rio de Janeiro
  • Interlingue: Rio de Janeiro
  • Inuktitut: ᕆᐆ ᑌ ᔭᓀᕉ
  • Inupiaq: Rio de Janeiro
  • Irish: Rio de Janeiro
  • Italian: Rio de Janeiro
  • Japanese: Rio
  • Japanese: リオ
  • Japanese: リオデジャネイロ
  • Japanese: リオ・デ・ジャネイロ
  • Javanese: Rio de Janeiro
  • Kabardian: Рио-де-Жанейро
  • Kabiyè: Riiyoodee Saanayiroo
  • Kabyle: Rio de Janeiro
  • Kalaallisut: Rio de Janeiro
  • Kalo Finnish Romani: Rio de Janeiro
  • Kannada: ರಿಯೋ ಡಿ ಜನೈರೊ
  • Kannada: ರಿಯೋ ಡೆ ಜನೈರೊ
  • Kara-Kalpak: Rio-de-janeiro
  • Kazakh: Рио-де-Жанейро
  • Kazakh: Рио-де-Жанейро қаласы
  • Kazakh: Рио қаласы
  • Kikuyu: Rio de Janeiro
  • Kildin Sami: Рио-де-Жанейро
  • Kinyarwanda: Rio de Janeiro
  • Kirghiz: Рио-де-Жанейро
  • Komi: Рио-де-Жанейро
  • Kongo: Rio de Janeiro
  • Korean: 리우데자네이루
  • Kurdish: Rio de Janeiro
  • Kölsch: Rio de Janeiro
  • Ladino: Rio de Djenero
  • Ladino: Rio de Janeiro
  • Lao: Rio de Janeiro
  • Latgalian: Rio de Janeiro
  • Latgalian: Riodežaneiro
  • Latin: Urbs Fluminensis
  • Latvian: Rio
  • Latvian: Rio de Janeiro
  • Latvian: Riodežaneiro
  • Lezghian: Рио-де-Жанейро
  • Ligurian: Rio de Janeiro
  • Limburgan: Rio de Janeiro
  • Lithuanian: Rio de Žaneiras
  • Lojban: rios. dis. djaneiros
  • Lombard: Rio de Janeiro
  • Low German: Rio de Janeiro
  • Lower Sorbian: Rio de Janeiro
  • Lule Sami: Rio de Janeiro
  • Luxembourgish: Rio de Janeiro
  • Macedo-Romanian: Rio
  • Macedo-Romanian: Rio de Janeiro
  • Macedo-Romanian: Río
  • Macedo-Romanian: Río de Janeiro
  • Macedonian: Рио де Жанеиро
  • Maithili: रियो दी जेनेरियो
  • Malagasy: Rio de Janeiro
  • Malay: Rio de Janeiro
  • Malayalam: റിയോ ഡി ജനീറോ
  • Manx: Rio de Janeiro
  • Maori: Rio de Janeiro
  • Marathi: रियो डी जानीरो
  • Marathi: रियो दि जानेरो
  • Mazanderani: ریو دو ژانیرو
  • Min Dong Chinese: Rio de Janeiro
  • Min Nan Chinese: Rio de Janeiro
  • Minangkabau: Rio de Janeiro
  • Mingrelian: რიო-დე-ჟანეირო
  • Mirandese: Riu de Janeiro
  • Mongolian: Рио-де-Жанейро
  • Moroccan Arabic: ريو دي جانيرو
  • Narom: Riviéthe dé Janvyi
  • Nauru: Rio de Janeiro
  • Neapolitan: Rio de Janeiro
  • Nepali: रियो दि ज्यानेरियो
  • Nepali: रियो दी जेनेरियो
  • Newari: रियो दि ज्यानेरियो
  • Northern Frisian: Rio de Janeiro
  • Northern Sami: Rio de Janeiro
  • Norwegian: Rio de Janeiro
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Rio de Janeiro
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Rio de Janeiro
  • Novial: Rio de Janeiro
  • Nyanja: Rio de Janeiro
  • Occitan (post 1500): Rio de Janeiro
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): Rio de Janeiro
  • Oriya: ରିଓ ଡି ଜେନିରୋ
  • Oriya: ରିୟୋ ଡି ଜେନେରୋ
  • Oromo: Rio de Janeiro
  • Ossetian: Рио-де-Жанейро
  • Pampanga: Rio De Janeiro
  • Pangasinan: Rio de Janeiro
  • Panjabi: ਰਿਓ ਡੀ ਜਨੇਰੋ
  • Panjabi: ਰੀਓ ਡੀ ਜਨੇਰੋ
  • Papiamento: Rio de Janeiro
  • Pedi: Rio de Janeiro
  • Pennsylvania German: Rio de Janeiro
  • Persian: ریو دو ژانیرو
  • Persian: ریودوژانیرو
  • Persian: ریو د ژانیرو
  • Pfaelzisch: Rio de Janeiro
  • Picard: Rio d' Janeiro
  • Picard: Rio d Janeiro
  • Piemontese: Rio de Janeiro
  • Pitcairn-Norfolk: Rio de Janeiro
  • Pite Sami: Rio de Janeiro
  • Polish: Rio
  • Polish: Rio de Janeiro
  • Pontic: Ρίο ντε Τζανέιρο
  • Portuguese: Capital do RJ
  • Portuguese: Capital do Rio de Janeiro
  • Portuguese: Cidade Carioca
  • Portuguese: Cidade do Rio de Janeiro
  • Portuguese: Coração Carioca
  • Portuguese: Coração Guanabara
  • Portuguese: Império Carioca
  • Portuguese: Nação Carioca
  • Portuguese: RJ
  • Portuguese: Rio
  • Portuguese: Rio de Janeiro
  • Quechua: Rio de Janeiro
  • Romanian: Rio
  • Romanian: Rio de Janeiro
  • Romanian: Río
  • Romanian: Río de Janeiro
  • Romansh: Rio de Janeiro
  • Rundi: Rio de Janeiro
  • Russia Buriat: Рио-де-Жанейро
  • Russian: Rio
  • Russian: Rio de Janeiro
  • Russian: Río
  • Russian: Río de Janeiro
  • Russian: Рио-де-Жанейро
  • Rusyn: Ріо де Жанейро
  • Samoan: Rio de Janeiro
  • Samogitian: Rio dė Žaneiros
  • Sango: Rio de Janeiro
  • Sardinian: Rio de Janeiro
  • Saterfriesisch: Rio de Janeiro
  • Scots: Rio de Janeiro
  • Scottish Gaelic: Rio de Janeiro
  • Serbian: Рио де Жанеиро
  • Serbo-Croatian: Rio de Janeiro
  • Shona: Rio de Janeiro
  • Sicilian: Riu de Janeiru
  • Silesian: Rio de Janeiro
  • Sinhala: රියෝ ද ජනයිරෝ
  • Sinhala: රියෝ ද ජැනෙයිරෝ
  • Sinhala: රියෝ ද ජෙනෙයිරෝ
  • Skolt Sami: Rio de Janeiro
  • Slovak: Rio
  • Slovak: Rio de Janeiro
  • Slovenian: Rio de Janeiro
  • Somali: Rio de Janeiro
  • South Azerbaijani: ریو دوژانیرو
  • South Azerbaijani: ریو دو ژانیرو
  • Southern Sami: Rio de Janeiro
  • Southern Sotho: Rio de Janeiro
  • Spanish: Rio
  • Spanish: Rio de Janeiro
  • Spanish: Río
  • Spanish: Río de Janeiro
  • Sranan Tongo: Rio de Janeiro
  • Sundanese: Rio de Janeiro
  • Swahili: Rio de Janeiro
  • Swati: Rio de Janeiro
  • Swedish: Rio de Janeiro
  • Swiss German: Rio de Janeiro
  • Tagalog: Rio de Janeiro
  • Tahitian: Rio de Janeiro
  • Tajik: Рио-де-Жанейро
  • Tamil: இரியோ டி செனீரோ
  • Tamil: ரியோ டி ஜனீரோ
  • Tamil: ரியோ டி ஜனேரோ
  • Tatar: Рио-де-Жанейро
  • Telugu: రియో డి జనీరో
  • Tetum: Rio de Janeiru
  • Thai: รัฐรีโอเดจาเนโร
  • Thai: รีโอเดจาเนโร
  • Tibetan: རིའོ་ཌེ་ཇ་ནེའུ་རའོ།
  • Tigrinya: ሪሆ ቴ ተኔሂሮ
  • Tok Pisin: Rio de Janeiro
  • Tonga (Tonga Islands): Rio de Janeiro
  • Tornedalen Finnish: Rio de Janeiro
  • Tosk Albanian: Rio de Janeiro
  • Tsonga: Rio de Janeiro
  • Tswana: Rio de Janeiro
  • Tumbuka: Rio de Janeiro
  • Turkish: Rio de Janeiro
  • Turkmen: Rio-de-Žaneýro
  • Tuvinian: Рио-де-Жанейро
  • Twi: Rio de Janeiro
  • Udmurt: Рио-де-Жанейро
  • Udmurt: Рио де Жанейро
  • Uighur: Rio dé Janéyro
  • Ukrainian: Ріо-де-Жанейро
  • Ume Sami: Rio de Janeiro
  • Upper Sorbian: Rio de Janeiro
  • Urdu: ریو دے جینیرو
  • Uzbek: Rio-de-Janeyro
  • Venda: Rio de Janeiro
  • Venetian: Rio de Janeiro
  • Veps: Rio-de-Žaneiro
  • Vietnamese: Rio de Janeiro
  • Vlaams: Rio de Janeiro
  • Vlax Romani: Rio de Janeiro
  • Volapük: Rio de Janeiro
  • Võro: Rio de Janeiro
  • Walloon: Riyo d' Djaneyiro
  • Waray (Philippines): Rio de Janeiro
  • Welsh: Rio de Janeiro
  • Western Frisian: Rio de Janeiro
  • Western Frisian: Rio de Janêro
  • Western Mari: Рио-де-Жанейро
  • Western Panjabi: ریو ڈی جینرو
  • Wolof: Rio de Janeiro
  • Wu Chinese: 里約熱內盧
  • Xhosa: Rio de Janeiro
  • Yakut: Рио де Жанейро
  • Yiddish: ריא דע זשאנערא
  • Yoruba: Rio de Janeiro
  • Yue Chinese: 里約熱內盧
  • Zeeuws: Rio de Janeiro
  • Zhuang: Rio de Janeiro
  • Zulu: Rio de Janeiro
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