Porciúncula

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Porciúncula
municipality
Flag of Porciúncula
Flag
Official seal of Porciúncula
Seal
Location in the state of Rio de Janeiro and Brazil
Location in the state of Rio de Janeiro and Brazil
Coordinates: 20°57′46″S 42°02′27″W / 20.96278°S 42.04083°W / -20.96278; -42.04083Coordinates: 20°57′46″S 42°02′27″W / 20.96278°S 42.04083°W / -20.96278; -42.04083
Country Brazil
Region Southeast
State Rio de Janeiro
Founded August 21, 1947
Government
 • Mayor Antonio Jogaib (PP)
Area
 • Total 302.201 km2 (116.680 sq mi)
Elevation 190 m (620 ft)
Population (2008)
 • Total 18,227
 • Density 56.8/km2 (147/sq mi)
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Time zone UTC-3 (UTC-3)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-2 (UTC-2)
HDI (2000) 0.730 – medium[2]
Website www.porciuncula.rj.gov.br
For the river in California that was once called the Porciuncula River, see Los Angeles River, and for the Italian church for which it was named, see Porziuncola.

Porciúncula is a municipality located in the northernmost point of the Brazilian state of Rio de Janeiro. Its population was 18,227 (2008) and its area is 302.201 km².[3]

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