Três Rios

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Três Rios
Municipality
Município de Três Rios
Roman Catholic Church of Saint Sebastian (Igreja de São Sebastião)
Roman Catholic Church of Saint Sebastian (Igreja de São Sebastião)
Flag of Três Rios
Flag
Official seal of Três Rios
Seal
Nickname(s): Esquina do Brasil (street corner of Brazil)
Location of Três Rios in the state of Rio de Janeiro
Location of Três Rios in the state of Rio de Janeiro
Três Rios is located in Brazil
Três Rios
Três Rios
Location of Três Rios in Brazil
Coordinates: 22°07′01″S 43°12′32″W / 22.11694°S 43.20889°W / -22.11694; -43.20889Coordinates: 22°07′01″S 43°12′32″W / 22.11694°S 43.20889°W / -22.11694; -43.20889
Country Brazil
Region Southeast
State Bandeira do estado do Rio de Janeiro.svg Rio de Janeiro
Government
 • Prefeito Josimar Sales Maia (PDT)
Area
 • Total 326.566 km2 (126.088 sq mi)
Elevation 275 m (902 ft)
Population (2010)
 • Total 101,845
Time zone UTC-3 (UTC-3)
Website [3]

Três Rios (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈtɾe(j)z ˈʁi.us], [ˈtɾe(j)s ˈʁi.us]) is a municipality located in the Brazilian state of Rio de Janeiro. As of 2015 its population was 79,264 and its area is around 326 km².[1] As of 2017, the mayor of Três Rios is Josimar Sales Maia.[2]

Sports[edit]

There are three sport clubs in the city. América, Entrerriense and Três Rios Futebol Clube. América's football section is currently closed, but the club still disputes basketball competitions. Entrerriense and Três Rios FC's football sections are currently active. Três Rios is currently disputing Campeonato Carioca Third Level.

References[edit]

  1. ^ IBGE[1]
  2. ^ [2]