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Rio de Janeiro guide
The city of Rio De Janeiro is located in southeast Brazil the Atlantic Ocean, is the country’s second largest city (after São Paulo), with about 6.3 million inhabitants (2010).The city lies at the Guanabara Bay and has one of the largest and most important ports. Rio De Janeiro is also a major commercial, – financial and cultural center, and it is a very popular tourist destination.
Rio De Janeiro is famous for its beautiful location. Around the city are mountains with tropical plants and towering peaks – including the Corcova Mountain (704 meters) with the 38-foot Jesus statue on top. The city is also world famous for its annual carnival which attracts hundreds of thousands of tourists.
Other major attractions in Rio De Janeiro include sandy beaches of Copacabana and Ipanema, the Maracana soccer stadium and mountain Pao de Acucar or “sugar loaf” – where you can take the cable car up to 400 meters and get a fantastic view of the city.
The nearest major airport is Rio De Janeiro International Airport – Galeão, located 21 km north of downtown.