Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro is a state in the of . It is a small coastal wedged between to the west, to the northeast, and to the north.
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is the second largest city in , on the South Atlantic coast. Photo: Wolfhardt, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a region of the state of Rio de Janeiro including its eponymous . Photo: Donatas Dabravolskas, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is the former capital of Rio de Janeiro state, in southeastern . Photo: Phx de, CC BY-SA 2.5.

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

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The is in the state of Rio de Janeiro, in the of . Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

The is a region of the state of Rio de Janeiro, in the of . Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is a region of the state of Rio de Janeiro. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

The , also known as the Serra Fluminense is a mountainous region of the state of Rio de Janeiro, in the of . Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

The region of the state of Rio de Janeiro, while not the northernmost part of the state… Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

The of the state of Rio de Janeiro is the region furthest from the state . Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

Rio de Janeiro

Latitude of center
-22.25° or 22° 15' south
Longitude of center
-42.5° or 42° 30' west
Population
16,000,000
Abbreviation
RJ
Elevation
1109 metres (3638 feet)
Geo­Names ID
3451189

Also Known As

  • Afrikaans: Rio de Janeiro
  • Arabic: Rio de Janeiro
  • Arabic: ريو دي جانيرو
  • Arabic: ولاية ريو دي جانيرو
  • Aragonese: Estato de Rio de Janeiro
  • Armenian: Ռիո դե Ժանեյրո
  • Armenian: Ռիո դե Ժանեյրո նահանգ
  • Asturian: Rio de Janeiro
  • Aymara: Rio de Janeiro Istadu
  • Azerbaijani: Rio-de-Janeyro
  • Azerbaijani: Rio-de-Janeyro ştatı
  • Basque: Rio de Janeiro
  • Basque: Rio de Janeiroko estatua
  • Bavarian: Rio de Janeiro
  • Belarusian: Рыа-дэ-Жанейра
  • Belarusian: Рыа-дэ-Жанэйра, штат
  • Belarusian: Рыа-дэ-Жанэйра
  • Belarusian: Рыю-дэ-Жанэйру (штат)
  • Belarusian: Рыю-дэ-Жанэйру
  • Belarusian: штат Рыа-дэ-Жанэйра
  • Belarusian: штат Рыю-дэ-Жанэйру
  • Bishnupriya: রিও ডি জেনিরো (রাজ্য)
  • Bishnupriya: রিও ডি জেনিরো
  • Bosnian: Rio de Janeiro
  • Breton: Rio de Janeiro
  • Breton: Stad Rio de Janeiro
  • Bulgarian: Рио де Жанейро
  • Catalan: Estat de Rio de Janeiro
  • Catalan: Rio de Janeiro
  • Cebuano: Rio de Janeiro (estado)
  • Cebuano: Rio de Janeiro
  • Chavacano: Río de Janeiro
  • Chinese: Rio de Janeiro
  • Chinese: 里約熱內盧州
  • Chinese: 里约热内卢州
  • Cornish: Rio de Janeiro
  • Croatian: Rio de Janeiro
  • Czech: Rio de Janeiro
  • Danish: Rio de Janeiro
  • Dutch: Rio de Janeiro
  • English: Estado do Rio de Janeiro
  • English: RJ
  • English: Rio de Janeiro state
  • English: State of Rio de Janeiro
  • Esperanto: Rio-de-Ĵanejrio
  • Esperanto: Rio-de-Ĵanejro
  • Esperanto: Riodeĵanejro
  • Esperanto: Ŝtato de Rio-de-Ĵanejro
  • Estonian: Rio de Janeiro osariik
  • Finnish: Rio de Janeiro
  • French: Etat de Rio de Janeiro
  • French: Rio de Janeiro
  • French: État de Rio de Janeiro
  • Galician: Estado de Rio de Janeiro
  • Galician: Estado de Río de Xaneiro - Rio de Janeiro
  • Galician: Estado de Río de Xaneiro
  • Galician: Estado do Rio de Janeiro
  • Galician: Estado do Río de Xaneiro
  • Galician: Río de Xaneiro
  • Georgian: რიო-დე-ჟანეირო
  • Georgian: რიო-დე-ჟანეიროს შტატი
  • German: Bundesstaat Rio de Janeiro
  • German: Estado do Rio de Janeiro
  • German: RJ
  • German: Rio de Janeiro
  • Greek: Ρίο ντε Τζανέιρο
  • Guarani: Rio de Janeiro
  • Hebrew: ריו דה ז'ניירו
  • Hebrew: ריו דה ז'נירו
  • Hebrew: ריו דה ז'נרו
  • Hindi: रियो डि जेनेरो, प्रांत
  • Hungarian: Rio de Janeiro
  • Ido: Rio de Janeiro
  • Indonesian: Rio de Janeiro
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Rio de Janeiro
  • Irish: Rio de Janeiro
  • Italian: RJ
  • Italian: Rio de Janeiro
  • Italian: Stato di Rio de Janeiro
  • Japanese: ヒオ・ヂ・ジャネイホ州
  • Japanese: ヒオ・ヂ・ジャネイロ州
  • Japanese: リオデジャネイロ州
  • Japanese: リオ・デ・ジャネイロ州
  • Korean: 리우 데 자네이루 주
  • Korean: 리우데자네이루주
  • Korean: 히우 지 자네이루 주
  • Korean: 히우지자네이루 주
  • Kurdish: Rio de Janeiro
  • Ladino: Rio de Djenero
  • Latin: Civitas Fluminensis
  • Latin: Flumen Ianuarii
  • Latin: Flumen Januarii
  • Latvian: Riodežaneiro
  • Limburgan: Rio de Janeiro
  • Lithuanian: Rio de Žaneiras
  • Lithuanian: Rio de Žaneiro valstija
  • Luxembourgish: Rio de Janeiro (Bundesstaat)
  • Luxembourgish: Rio de Janeiro
  • Macedonian: Рио де Жанеиро
  • Malagasy: Rio de Janeiro
  • Malay: Rio de Janeiro
  • Marathi: रियो दि जानेरो
  • Min Nan Chinese: Rio de Janeiro
  • Min Nan Chinese: Rio de Janeiro Chiu
  • Norwegian: Rio de Janeiro
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Rio de Janeiro
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Delstaten Rio de Janeiro
  • Occitan (post 1500): Rio de Janeiro
  • Ossetian: Рио-де-Жанейро
  • Persian: ایالت ریو دو ژانیرو
  • Persian: ایالت ریو د ژانیرو
  • Persian: ریو دو ژانیرو
  • Piemontese: Rio de Janeiro
  • Polish: Rio de Janeiro
  • Portuguese: Estado do Rio
  • Portuguese: Estado do Rio de Janeiro
  • Portuguese: RJ
  • Portuguese: Rio de Janeiro
  • Portuguese: UF:RJ
  • Quechua: Rio de Janeiro suyu
  • Romanian: Rio de Janeiro
  • Russian: Рио-де-Жанейро
  • Scots: Rio de Janeiro
  • Serbian: Рио де Жанеиро
  • Serbo-Croatian: Rio de Janeiro
  • Serbo-Croatian: Rio de Žaneiro
  • Slovak: Rio de Janeiro
  • Spanish: Estado Rio de Janeiro
  • Spanish: Estado Río de Janeiro
  • Spanish: Estado de Rio de Janeiro
  • Spanish: Estado de Río de Janeiro
  • Spanish: Rio de Janeiro
  • Spanish: Río de Janeiro
  • Swahili: Jimbo la Rio de Janeiro
  • Swahili: Rio de Janeiro
  • Swedish: Rio de Janeiro
  • Tajik: Рио-де-Жанейро
  • Tajik: Рио де Жанейро
  • Tamil: இரியோ டி செனீரோ
  • Tatar: Рио-де-Жанейро
  • Tatar: Риу-де-Жанейру (штат)
  • Tetum: Riu de Janeiru
  • Thai: Rio de Janeiro
  • Thai: Rio de Janeiro State
  • Thai: รัฐรีอูดีจาเนรู
  • Thai: รัฐรีโอเดจาเนโร
  • Turkish: Rio de Janeiro
  • Ukrainian: Ріо-де-Жанейро
  • Ukrainian: Штат Ріо-де-Жанейро
  • Urdu: ریو دے جینیرو
  • Uzbek: Rio-de-Janeyro
  • Venetian: Rio de Janeiro
  • Vietnamese: Bang Rio de Janeiro
  • Vietnamese: Rio de Janeiro
  • Vietnamese: Tiểu bang Rio de Janeiro
  • Volapük: Rio de Janeiro
  • Waray (Philippines): Rio de Janeiro
  • Welsh: Rio de Janeiro
  • Western Panjabi: ریو دی جنیرو
  • Wu Chinese: 里約熱內盧州
  • Yoruba: Rio de Janeiro
  • Yoruba: Ìpínlẹ̀ Rio de Janeiro
  • Yue Chinese: 里約熱內盧州
  • Zhuang: Rio de Janeiro

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