Marechal Hermes, Rio de Janeiro
|State||Rio de Janeiro (RJ)|
|Municipality/City||Rio de Janeiro|
|• Total||48,061 (17,345 residences)|
Marechal Hermes is a planned working-class neighborhood located in the North Zone of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, founded in 1913. Surrounding neighborhoods include Bento Ribeiro, Campo dos Afonmsos, Deodoro and Guadalupe. It takes its name after Brazil's former president Marechal Hermes Rodrigues da Fonseca. As of 2000, its HDI is 0.814; the 36th position of the city out of 126.
It contains wide avenues, a cinema, theatre, large hospital and a big church. Many of its original inhabitants were military men in view of the army and airforce headquarters nearby in Deodoro and Campo dos Afonsos respectively.
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