2This map shows Rio de Janeiro location. Rio de Janeiro StateThis map shows Rio de Janeiro location.
3These are the cities that are part of Rio de Janeiro state.
4Rio de Janeiro: Natural Features of Climate and Topography The state of Rio de Janeiro is located in the southeastern region.Climate:In the flatter area the climate which predominates is the tropical semi-humid.Between lowland Fluminense and upland the climate is tropical.In the highlands it predominates the tropical climate with hot, humid summers (rainy) and dry winters.Topography:The area of the state of Rio de Janeiro is very varied. The highest point in the state is the “Pico das Agulhas Negras” with 2,787 meters high.
5Rio de Janeiro: Vegetation and Hydrography Before the last occupation held in Rio de Janeiro State for livestock development, basically three variations of vegetation were identified:on the coast and around, a swamp and the Atlantic Forest .Going upland, a hillside forest .Hydrography:The main river of the state is the Paraíba do Sul that crosses the country to a great extent. The Paraíba do Sul river goes to the Atlantic Ocean. With the poor planned development and population growth, water has become a preoccupation. So governments and water managers had to care for more sustainable water use.
6Environmental Problems: Rains and Tragedies in Rio de Janeiro To understand the reasons of these tragedies in Rio de Janeiro, it is necessary to to identify the root of the problem, so here it goes:(1) The geography of Rio de Janeiro is formed by naturally steep slopes and typical tropical climate, with high rainfall;(2) The removal of the forest that covered the areas, facilitated the water infiltration in the soil;(3) The disorganized urbanization that conducted to a risk occupation on slopes, as a result of excessive population growth.
7Features of Rio de Janeiro City Capital: Rio de Janeiro.Population: 15,989,929.Area: ,172km2Population Density: 365,23.Number of Municipalities: 92.
8This map shows some streets of Leblon and Ipanema neighborhoods. Rio de Janeiro CityThis map shows some streets of Leblon and Ipanema neighborhoods.This is the map of Rio de Janeiro city and its main neighborhoods.
9This is the map of Rio de Janeiro subway system. Rio de Janeiro CityThis is the map of Rio de Janeiro subway system.
10Rio de Janeiro CityThis map shows some Rio de Janeiro streets and Botafogo beach.The red point shows the hotel named Grande Hotel São Francisco.
11This map shows the famous beach Copacabana in Rio de Janeiro Rio de Janeiro CityThis map shows the famous beach Copacabana in Rio de Janeiro