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GPS Rio de Janeiro
Latitude: 22° 54' 30'' S
Longitude: 43° 11′ 47″ W
Rio de Janeiro is the 2nd largest city of Brazil,
the 5th largest city of Latin America
and the xxth largest city of the World.
It is the capital of the Brazilian State Rio de Janeiro.
The city is located on the Atlantic Ocean.
Rio de Janeiro is divided into the Centro (historic downtown),
world famous South Zone,
the industrial North Zone,
and the West Zone including the newer Barra da Tijuca district.
The name Rio de Janeiro comes from the name
"Sao Sebastiao do Rio de Janeiro"
(St Sebastian of the January 20th River) - meaning "january River"
having been discovered in a month of January in 1502 by Portugese Explorers
Rio de Janeiro was founded in 1565.
Rio was the Capital of Brazil from 1763 until 1960.
The nickname of Rio de Janeiro, often shortened as Rio is
"A Cidade Maravilhosa" - "the marvelous city
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