Catete, Rio de Janeiro

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Catete
Neighborhood
Largo do Machado at Catete
Largo do Machado at Catete
Catete is located in Rio de Janeiro
Catete
Catete
Location in Rio de Janeiro
Coordinates: 22°55′38″S 43°10′52″W / 22.92722°S 43.18111°W / -22.92722; -43.18111Coordinates: 22°55′38″S 43°10′52″W / 22.92722°S 43.18111°W / -22.92722; -43.18111
Country  Brazil
State Rio de Janeiro (RJ)
Municipality/City Rio de Janeiro
Zone South Zone
Administrative Region Botafogo
Area
 • Total 68.10 ha (168.28 acres)
Population (2010)
 • Total 24,057
 • Density 35,000/km2 (91,000/sq mi)

Catete is a neighborhood in South Zone of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.[1] It has strong commerce, with the majority of population being middle class.

History[edit]

Because of ancient occupation, dating from the colonial period, Catete still has many historic buildings. The district has been one of the noblest of the city before the transfer of the capital city from Rio de Janeiro to Brasília. After the transfer, the district had a certain decline, mainly due to the decline in real state value.

Metro stations[edit]

Catete is served by two subway stations: Catete and Largo do Machado.[2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bairro: Catete". Prefeitura da Cidade do Rio de Janeiro. Retrieved 2 October 2014. 
  2. ^ "Catete - Sobre a Estação". MetrôRio. Retrieved 2 October 2014. 
  3. ^ "Largo do Machado - Sobre a Estação". MetrôRio. Retrieved 2 October 2014.