Casimiro de Abreu, Rio de Janeiro

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Coordinates: 22°28′51″S 42°12′14″W / 22.48083°S 42.20389°W / -22.48083; -42.20389

Casimiro de Abreu (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˌkaziˈmiɾu dʒi.aˈbɾeu̯]) (formerly known as Barra de São João Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈbaxɐ dʒiˈ sɐ̃w ʒuɐ̃w]) is a municipality located in the Brazilian state of Rio de Janeiro. Its population was 26,243 (2005) and its area is 461 km².[1]

The city was called Indaiaçu up to be rebaptized in 1925 to homage the homonymous poet, who was born in their coastal district Barra de São João.

References[edit]

  1. ^ IBGE - [1]