Vigário Geral

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Vigário Geral
Neighborhood
Vigário Geral is located in Rio de Janeiro
Vigário Geral
Vigário Geral
Vigário Geral is located in Brazil
Vigário Geral
Vigário Geral
Location in Rio de Janeiro
Coordinates: 22°48′27″S 43°18′37″W / 22.80750°S 43.31028°W / -22.80750; -43.31028Coordinates: 22°48′27″S 43°18′37″W / 22.80750°S 43.31028°W / -22.80750; -43.31028
Country  Brazil
State Rio de Janeiro (RJ)
Municipality/City Rio de Janeiro
Zone North Zone

Vigário Geral is a neighborhood in the North Zone of Rio de Janeiro with a large favela.

It is infamous for the Vigário Geral massacre that occurred here in 1993.

Popular culture

The movie Favela Rising follows the development of the Afro Reggae in this neighborhood, as well as focusing on life there.