Maricá, Rio de Janeiro

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Coordinates: 22°55′08″S 42°49′08″W / 22.91889°S 42.81889°W / -22.91889; -42.81889

City of Maricá - Rio de Janeiro
City
Flag of City of Maricá - Rio de Janeiro
Flag
Official seal of City of Maricá - Rio de Janeiro
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Location in the Rio de Janeiro state.
Location in the Rio de Janeiro state.
Government
 • Mayor Washington Luiz Cardoso (Quaquá) (2009 – 2012) (PT)
Area
 • City 362 km2 (140 sq mi)
Elevation 6 m (20 ft)
Population (est. IBGE/2008 [1])
 • City 119.231
 • Density 661.3/km2 (1,713/sq mi)
 • Metro 1,795,015
Time zone Brasilia Time Zone (UTC-3)

Maricá, Rio de Janeiro is a municipality located in the Brazilian state of Rio de Janeiro.

Geography[edit]

Maricá is a city of metropolitan region Rio de Janeiro. It is located 25 miles away from Rio de Janeiro.

Population[edit]

Its population was 127.461 (2013).[citation needed]

Area[edit]

Its area is 362,571 km².[2]

Transportation[edit]

Maricá has an airport, the Maricá Airport. Maricá is served by the roads BR-116 and RJ-104.

Economy[edit]

Maricá has received many royalties from the Brazilian energy company Petrobras, because of the Campos Basin and Santos Basin oil field.[citation needed]

References[edit]

Conhecendo a Cidade de Maricá - [2]

  1. ^ "Estimativas da população para 1º de julho de 2008" (PDF). Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística (IBGE). 29 August 2008. Retrieved 5 September 2008. 
  2. ^ IBGE - [1]