Honório Gurgel

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Honório Gurgel
Neighborhood
Honório Gurgel is located in Rio de Janeiro
Honório Gurgel
Honório Gurgel
Location in Rio de Janeiro
Coordinates: 22°50′45″S 43°21′26″W / 22.84583°S 43.35722°W / -22.84583; -43.35722Coordinates: 22°50′45″S 43°21′26″W / 22.84583°S 43.35722°W / -22.84583; -43.35722
Country  Brazil
State Rio de Janeiro (RJ)
Municipality/City Rio de Janeiro
Zone North Zone
Founded July 23, 1981 (1981-07-23)
Area
 • Total 137,48 km2 (5,308 sq mi)
Population (2010[1])
 • Total 21,989

Honório Gurgel is a neighborhood middle-class area located in the North Zone of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. It borders the Rio de Janeiro neighborhoods of Rocha Miranda, Marechal Hermes, Bento Ribeiro, Coelho Neto, Barros Filho, and Guanabara.[2]

History[edit]

The railway station Honório Gurgel was inaugurated in 1905 with the name of Munguengue. It took its current name, which has existed since the 1920s, on honour of a former mayor of the municipality of Rio de Janeiro.

Honório Gurgel is part of the XV Administrative Region (Madureira) of the city of Rio de Janeiro.

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