Catete, Rio de Janeiro

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Catete
Neighborhood
Palácio do Catete
Palácio do Catete
Catete is located in Rio de Janeiro
Catete
Catete
Location in Rio de Janeiro
Catete is located in Brazil
Catete
Catete
Catete (Brazil)
Coordinates: 22°55′38″S 43°10′52″W / 22.92722°S 43.18111°W / -22.92722; -43.18111Coordinates: 22°55′38″S 43°10′52″W / 22.92722°S 43.18111°W / -22.92722; -43.18111
Country Brazil
StateRio de Janeiro (RJ)
Municipality/CityRio de Janeiro
ZoneSouth Zone
Administrative RegionBotafogo
Area
 • Total68.10 ha (168.28 acres)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total24,057
 • Density35,000/km2 (91,000/sq mi)

Catete is a neighborhood in the South Zone of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.[1] It has strong commerce, with the majority of population being middle class.

History[edit]

Catete has many historic buildings dating from the colonial period. The district was one of the noblest in Rio until the transfer of the capital city from Rio de Janeiro to Brasília, when its real estate values declined.

Metro stations[edit]

Catete is served by two metro stations: Catete and Largo do Machado.[2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bairro: Catete". Prefeitura da Cidade do Rio de Janeiro. Archived from the original on 6 October 2014. Retrieved 2 October 2014.
  2. ^ "Catete - Sobre a Estação". MetrôRio. Retrieved 2 October 2014.
  3. ^ "Largo do Machado - Sobre a Estação". MetrôRio. Retrieved 2 October 2014.