Bento Ribeiro, Rio de Janeiro

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Bento Ribeiro
Neighborhood
Bento Ribeiro is located in Rio de Janeiro
Bento Ribeiro
Bento Ribeiro
Location in Rio de Janeiro
Coordinates: 22°52′02″S 43°21′39″W / 22.86722°S 43.36083°W / -22.86722; -43.36083Coordinates: 22°52′02″S 43°21′39″W / 22.86722°S 43.36083°W / -22.86722; -43.36083
Country  Brazil
State Rio de Janeiro (RJ)
Municipality/City Rio de Janeiro
Zone North Zone

Bento Ribeiro is a middle-class neighborhood in the North Zone of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. It is a suburban area in the vicinity of Marechal Hermes and Oswaldo Cruz. Bento Ribeiro owes its name to Bento Manuel Ribeiro Carneiro Monteiro, mayor of Rio de Janeiro between 1910 and 1914. It is the birthplace of the professional football player Ronaldo and the place where the famous television host Xuxa lived in her childhood.