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Rio de Janeiro: Megacity in Southeast, Brazil
Rio de Janeiro, or simply Rio, is anchor to the Rio de Janeiro metropolitan area and the second-most populous municipality in Brazil and the sixth-most populous in the Americas. Rio de Janeiro is the capital of the state of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil's third-most populous state, after SĂŁo Paulo and Minas Gerais. Part of the city has been designated as a World Heritage Site, named "Rio de Janeiro: Carioca Landscapes between the Mountain and the Sea", by UNESCO on 1 July 2012 as a Cultural Landscape.

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Dozens dance in Rio de Janeiro's streets despite COVID-19 [Video]

Dozens dance in Rio de Janeiro's streets despite COVID-19

Dozens of revellers took to the streets of Rio de Janeiro on Monday night to dance and sing at an impromptu but authorised street party.View on euronews

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:50Published

Rio de Janeiro’s beaches fill up as COVID restrictions ease [Video]

Rio de Janeiro’s beaches fill up as COVID restrictions ease

As temperatures rise, people flock to Brazil's beaches, defying remaining coronavirus restrictions.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:58Published
Brazil: Schools reopen in Rio de Janeiro amid legal disputes [Video]

Brazil: Schools reopen in Rio de Janeiro amid legal disputes

Legal disputes between mayors, governors and trade unions have left students and teachers in limbo.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 03:02Published
Brazil Independence Day: Thousands hit Rio beaches despite COVID [Video]

Brazil Independence Day: Thousands hit Rio beaches despite COVID

Brazilians pack beaches to mark Independence Day, as military parade cancelled amid COVID-19 crisis.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:42Published

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