Itatiaia

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Coordinates: 22°29′45″S 44°33′46″W / 22.49583°S 44.56278°W / -22.49583; -44.56278

Município de Itatiaia
Bandeira itatiaia.PNG Brasao itatiaia.jpg
State Rio de Janeiro
Area 225,54 km²
Population
Density of population
31 144 (2006)
138,4 inh./km²
Latitude 22º29'46" S
Longitude 44º33'48" W
Altitude 695 m
Distance from Rio de Janeiro 174 km
Mayor Jair Alexandre Gonçalves
Internet http://www.itatiaia.rj.gov.br
Map in Rio de Janeiro
RiodeJaneiro Municip Itatiaia.svg

Itatiaia (Portuguese pronunciation: [itɐtʃiˈaj.jɐ]) is a Brazilian municipality of the state of Rio de Janeiro. It is located at an altitude of 390 meters. Its population was 30,168 (2005) and its area is 224.96 km².[1]

The first Brazilian national park, Parque Nacional do Itatiaia (PNI), is located in the municipality.[2] The municipality also contains part of the 8,036 hectares (19,860 acres) Pedra Selada State Park, created in 2012.[3]

Itatiaia National Park.

References[edit]

  1. ^ IBGE - "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2007-01-09. Retrieved 2014-08-03. 
  2. ^ The Itatiaia National Park, ICMBio, retrieved 2016-05-01 
  3. ^ Parque Estadual da Pedra Selada (in Portuguese), INEA: Istituto Estadual do Ambiente (RJ), retrieved 2016-10-01