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Why did Brazil change their capital from Rio to Brasilia

Why did Brazil change their capital from Rio to Brasilia

Why did Brazil change their capital from Rio to Brasilia? Rio de Janeiro was Brazilian second capital. The city lost its position in 1960 to the city of Brasilia. Read the text and find out the details of this transition and why it happened. It all starts on Brazilian independence eve, when José Bonifacio (a Brazilian Politician), realized that the...

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Why was Rio de Janeiro chosen to be the capital of Brazil?

Why was Rio de Janeiro chosen to be the capital of Brazil?

One of the most asked questions on our free walking tours is: why was Rio de Janeiro chosen to be the capital of Brazil? The second capital of Brazil, Rio de Janeiro, was established in the year of 1763. But which was the first Brazilian capital? Salvador, in Bahia. It was the capital of Brazil since the discovery until the...

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Why Rio de Janeiro was given its name?

Why Rio de Janeiro was given its name?

Why Rio de Janeiro was given its name? The biggest geographical mistake of Brazilian history. Discover all the history behind the name of Rio de Janeiro São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro. This is the official name of the second largest city in Brazil! A lot o people ask why Rio de Janeiro has its name? What is the origin...

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What is Rio de Janeiro known for producing? Rio’s de Janeiro economy

What is Rio de Janeiro known for producing? Rio’s de Janeiro economy

Rio de Janeiro is located in Southeast of Brazil, being the smallest of the four states of the region. Despite being a small territory, it presents the third biggest population of Brazil and the second biggest GDP (9,7% of Brazilian National GDP!). However, what is Rio de Janeiro known for producing? Read the article until the end and find out....

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METROPOLITAN CATHEDRAL OF RIO DE JANEIRO

METROPOLITAN CATHEDRAL OF RIO DE JANEIRO

THE METROPOLITAN CATHEDRAL OF RIO DE JANEIRO The Metropolitan Cathedral of São Sebastião of Rio de Janeiro stands out amongst the buildings Downtown. Its unique architecture attracts the attention of everyone who passes by and surprises those who visit it! Its appearance and history are very unusual and make it one of the most curious sights in the marvellous city!...

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