Lagoa, Rio de Janeiro

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Lagoa
Neighborhood
Lagoa is located in Rio de Janeiro
Lagoa
Lagoa
Location in Rio de Janeiro
Coordinates: 22°58′13″S 43°12′38″W / 22.97028°S 43.21056°W / -22.97028; -43.21056Coordinates: 22°58′13″S 43°12′38″W / 22.97028°S 43.21056°W / -22.97028; -43.21056
Country  Brazil
State Rio de Janeiro (RJ)
Municipality/City Rio de Janeiro
Zone South Zone
Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Lagoa (English: Lagoon) is an affluent residential neighborhood in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil located around the Rodrigo de Freitas Lagoon. It borders the neighborhoods of Ipanema, Leblon, Copacabana, Gávea and Jardim Botânico and Humaitá.

It is the third most expensive neighborhood to live in South America. It is also one of the few places in Rio de Janeiro without a favela (slum). The population is of about 18,200 inhabitants. Around the Rodrigo de Freitas Lagoon there is a 7.5 km long cicleway and many parks.