Sapucaia, Rio de Janeiro

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Coordinates: 21°59′42″S 42°54′50″W / 21.99500°S 42.91389°W / -21.99500; -42.91389

For the municipality in Rio Grande do Sul, see Sapucaia do Sul.

Sapucaia (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˌsaˈpukajˈɐ]) is a municipality located in the Brazilian state of Rio de Janeiro. Its population was 18,240 (2005) and its area is 540 km².[1] Sapucaia is also the local name for the tree Lecythis zabucajo.


  1. ^ IBGE - [1]