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Rio de janeiro-Alec/Jason


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Rio de janeiro-Alec/Jason

  1. 1. of Rio de Janeiro isconsidered to be tropical and temperate,with high temperatures throughout theyear. resides within the southern hemisphere, meaning that the seasons and climate are reversed. is generally considered to fall between December and February. The winter months, range from June to August. the year, in Rio de Janeiro usually stay between 77°F and 86°F and rarely stray too far either side.
  2. 2. is situated onone of the most unique sites in theworld. Surrounded by mountains,coves, and beaches. is located just north of theTropic of Capricorn along theBrazilian Atlantic coast. is characterized bysteep hills and mountains. One ofthe most famous is the coastalmountain Sugar Loaf, which is thelandmark most commonlyassociated with Rio.
  3. 3. The city of Rio de Janeiro has a population The population of Rio de Janeiroof 5,940,224, according to 2010 IBGE was 53.2% female and 46.8%Census. male. The census revealed the following numbers: • White people (51.2%), • Multiracial people (36.5%), • Black people (11.5%), • East Asian people (0.7%), • Amerindian people (0.1%)Rio De Janeiro is the second most populouscity in Brazil after São Paulo and also the thirdlargest metropolitan area in Brazil.
  4. 4. In terms of religion, in this area, it is mostly divided between Catholics, Protestants, and non-religious. The rest none more than 5% are Jews, Spiritist and Umbanda which is an Afro-Brazilian religion.Religion Percentage NumberCatholic 60.71% 3,556,096Protestant 17.65% 1,034,009Irreligious 13.33% 781,080Spiritist 3.44% 201,714Umbandist 0.72% 72,946Jewish 0.4% 23,862
  5. 5. Some daily meals in an Brazilians dietinclude tropical fruits, typical cakes,tapioca, cuscuz, grilled ham-and-cheese-sandwiches, bread and butter, smokedturkey and coffee for breakfast Dinner is an light affair for most, soup, salads, rice, beans or pasta. Lunch for Brazilians is usually the biggest meal of the day, rice, beans and some sort of protein is usually eaten with a salad or cooked vegatables.
  6. 6. The 26 Brazilian states are partially self-governing entities organized with completeadministration branches, and have relativefinancial independence.Rio de Janeiro is governed by a mayor andthe Municipal Chamber, a legislative body.
  7. 7. Rio de Janeiro is the second largest city in Brazil, on the South Atlantic coast. Rio is famous for its breathtaking landscape, its laidback beach culture and its annual carnival. The harbor of Rio de Janeiro is unique for its entry from the ocean that makes it appear as the mouth of a river. It is surrounded by spectacular geographic features including , the hills of Tijuca, and including the which is one of Seven Natural Wonders of the World.
  8. 8. Sugar Loaf Tijuca ForestCorcovado Peak copacabana beach
  9. 9. Carnival Rio de JaneiroMaracanã Stadium soccer, olympics, world cup
  10. 10. Rio De Janeiro is an extremely beautiful place that both ofus would like to visit someday. From the perfect weather toone of the seven wonders of the world, and countlessattractions it is easy to see why anybody would like to liveor visit Rio De Janeiro.
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