Nova Iguaçu


Nova Iguaçu
Not to be confused with Nova Iguaçu de Goiás.
Nova Iguaçu
—  Municipality  —
The Municipality of Nova Iguaçu

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Location of Nova Iguaçu
Nova Iguaçu is located in Brazil
Nova Iguaçu
Location of Nova Iguaçu
Coordinates: 22°45′32″S 43°27′03″W / 22.75889°S 43.45083°W / -22.75889; -43.45083
Country  Brazil
Region Southeast
State Rio de Janeiro
Founded 15 January 1833
Government
 - Mayor Sheila Gama (PDT)
Elevation 25 m (82 ft)
Population (2006)[1][2]
 - Total 844,583
 - Density 1,612.1/km2 (4,175.3/sq mi)
Time zone UTC-3 (UTC-3)
 - Summer (DST) UTC-2 (UTC-2)
Postal Code 26000-000
Area code(s) +55 21
Website www.novaiguacu.rj.gov.br

Coordinates: 22°45′32″S 43°27′03″W / 22.75889°S 43.45083°W / -22.75889; -43.45083 Nova Iguaçu (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈnɔvɐ iɡwaˈsu], New Iguaçu) is a city in southeast Brazil in the Baixada Fluminense region of Rio de Janeiro state. It was the state's second largest city until Mesquita was split off, and now is the fourth largest after São Gonçalo and Duque de Caxias. It lies northwest of the city of Rio de Janeiro, on the limits of the metropolitan area. The current mayor is Sheila Gama (PDT). The city is the seat of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Nova Iguaçu.

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Nova Iguaçu Futebol Clube is an important football club from the city. Its estimated population is around 845,000 people. Nova Iguaçu, as a suburb of Rio, is under the influence of the capital; its people commute daily to Rio.

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External links

  • Via Iguassu - Cultura, laser, entretenimento, informação e Guia da cidade de Nova Iguaçu.

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