Rio de Janeiro
Rio de janeiro is a Brazilian city, capital of the namesake state, located in the southeast of the country. It is the largest international tourist destination in Brazil, Latin America and the entire Southern Hemisphere. The Rio de Janeiro state capital is best known Brazilian city abroad, functioning as a “mirror” or national “portrait”. It is the second largest metropolis in Brazil, the sixth largest in America and the third-fifth largest in the world. According to IBGE, its estimated population in July 1, 2018 was 6,688,927 inhabitants. It has the epithet of Wonderful City and the people that are born in it are called “cariocas”. Part of the city has been designated a World Heritage Site.