Barra do Piraí

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Barra do Piraí
Municipality
Barra do Piraí
SantAnna's Cathedral
SantAnna's Cathedral
Bandeira de Barra do Piraí.png

Flag
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Seal
Nickname(s): 
Valley's pearl
Location of Barra do Piraí in the state of Rio de Janeiro
Location of Barra do Piraí in the state of Rio de Janeiro
Barra do Piraí is located in Brazil
Barra do Piraí
Barra do Piraí
Location of Barra do Piraí in Brazil
Coordinates: 22°28′12″S 43°49′33″W / 22.47000°S 43.82583°W / -22.47000; -43.82583Coordinates: 22°28′12″S 43°49′33″W / 22.47000°S 43.82583°W / -22.47000; -43.82583
Country Brazil
RegionSoutheast
StateBandeira do estado do Rio de Janeiro.svg Rio de Janeiro
Government
 • PrefeitoMário Esteves (PRB)
Area
 • Total578.471 km2 (223.349 sq mi)
Elevation
363 m (1,191 ft)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total96,568
Time zoneUTC-3 (UTC-3)
Website[1]

Barra do Piraí (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈbaʁɐ du piɾɐˈi]) is a municipality of the Brazilian state of Rio de Janeiro. It is located at latitude 22º28'12" South and longitude 43º49'32" East. Its population is 94,778 (2010 census) and its area is 578.471 km².[1] It is 114 km from Rio de Janeiro.

The municipality contains part of the 5,952 hectares (14,710 acres) Serra da Concórdia State Park, created in 2002.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ IBGE - "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2007-01-09. Retrieved 2014-08-03.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ Parque Estadual da Serra da Concórdia (in Portuguese), Inea: Instituto Estadual do Ambiente, retrieved 2017-01-18