Lagoa, Rio de Janeiro

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View of Lagoa neighborhood and Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas
View of Lagoa neighborhood and Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas
Lagoa is located in Rio de Janeiro
Location in Rio de Janeiro
Lagoa is located in Brazil
Lagoa (Brazil)
Coordinates: 22°58′13″S 43°12′38″W / 22.97028°S 43.21056°W / -22.97028; -43.21056Coordinates: 22°58′13″S 43°12′38″W / 22.97028°S 43.21056°W / -22.97028; -43.21056
Country Brazil
StateRio de Janeiro (RJ)
Municipality/CityRio de Janeiro
ZoneSouth Zone
 • Total21,198

Lagoa (English: Lagoon) is an affluent residential neighborhood in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil located around the Rodrigo de Freitas Lagoon. It borders the neighborhoods of Ipanema, Leblon, Copacabana, Gávea, Jardim Botânico, and Humaitá.

It is the third most expensive neighborhood to live in South America. It is also one of the few places in Rio de Janeiro without a favela (slum). The population is of about 18,200 inhabitants. Around the Rodrigo de Freitas Lagoon there is a 7.5 km long cicleway and many parks.


  1. ^ "Bairros Cariocas" (in Portuguese). Retrieved 2021-05-26.