Nilópolis


Nilópolis

Coordinates: 22°48′28″S 43°24′50″W / 22.80778°S 43.41389°W / -22.80778; -43.41389

Location of Nilópolis City
Gericinó mountain, Mesquita City, seen from Nilópolis
Entrance to Nilópolis City.

Nilópolis (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈnjilɔpʊˈʎiʃ]) is a city and a municipality in Brazil, located in the Rio de Janeiro state's southwestern region, bordering São João de Meriti, Mesquita and Rio de Janeiro. It is the smallest municipality in Rio de Janeiro state, with a total area of 19.39 km². The population of 157,483 inhabitants living in an area of 9 km² and the remaining area corresponds to the Gericinó's Natural Park. Officially, the population density exceeds 8,120 inhabitants/km², but if calculated just 9 km² occupied, it becomes the most densely populated city in Brazil with more than 17.400 inhabitants/km². Currently, the São João de Meriti have the highest population density, with 12,897 inhabitants/km².

Nilópolis was part of the hereditary captainship of São Vicente that belonged to Martim Afonso de Sousa in 1531.

Nilópolis is famous for its Grêmio Recreativo Escola de Samba Beija-Flor de Nilópolis, one of the most successful and luxurious Samba schools and usually a top contender for winning the carnival parade in Rio.[citation needed]

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