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Coordinates: 22°58′1.32″S 43°10′50.51″W / -22.9670333, -43.1806972 Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...

Famous Portuguese pavement wave pattern at Copacabana beach.
Famous Portuguese pavement wave pattern at Copacabana beach.

Copacabana is a borough located in the southern zone of the city Rio de Janeiro, famous for its 4 km beach. Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 400 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (1200 × 1800 pixel, file size: 564 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) File historyClick on a date/time to view the file as it appeared at that time. ... Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 400 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (1200 × 1800 pixel, file size: 564 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) File historyClick on a date/time to view the file as it appeared at that time. ... Portuguese pavement in Copacabana Beach, Rio de Janeiro. ... Copacabana can refer to: Copacabana, a famous district of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. ... Look up Borough in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... This article is about the Brazilian city. ... “km” redirects here. ... For other uses, see Beach (disambiguation). ...


The district was originally called Sacopenapã until the mid-18th century. It was renamed after the construction of a chapel holding a replica of the Virgin of Copacabana, Bolivia. It was incorporated into the city on July 6, 1892. The term Virgin Mary has several different meanings: Mary, the mother of Jesus, the historical and multi-denominational concept of Mary Blessed Virgin Mary, the Roman Catholic theological and doctrinal concept of Mary Marian apparitions shrines to the Virgin Mary Virgin Mary in Islam, the Islamic theological and doctrinal concept... Copacabana, seen from above Copacabana, cathedral Copacabana is the main Bolivian town on Lake Titicaca, from where boats leave for Isla del Sol, the sacred Inca island. ... is the 187th day of the year (188th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1892 (MDCCCXCII) was a leap year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian Calendar (or a leap year starting on Wednesday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ...


Copacabana begins at Princesa Isabel Avenue and ends at Posto Seis (lifeguard watchtower Six) near the Forte de Copacabana (Fort Copacabana). Beyond Copacabana, there is the small Arpoador beach, followed by the famous borough of Ipanema. For other uses, see Lifeguard (disambiguation). ... Arpoador is a district located on the southern zone of the city Rio de Janeiro, in a small peninsula between Ipanema and Copacabana. ... Ipanema Beach Ipanema is a neighborhood located on the southern zone of the city of Rio de Janeiro, between Leblon and Arpoador. ...


According to Riotur, the Tourism Secretariat of Rio de Janeiro, there are 63 hotels and 10 hostels in Copacabana.[1]


Copacabana Beach

A view of the Copacabana beach.
A view of the Copacabana beach.

The Copacabana beach stretches from Posto Dois (lifeguard watchtower Two) to Posto Seis (lifeguard watchtower Six). Leme is at Posto Um (lifeguard watchtower One). Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 800 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (2048 × 1536 pixel, file size: 265 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) The content of this image was reviewed by Dpc01 and afterwards uploaded by FlickrLickr. ... Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 800 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (2048 × 1536 pixel, file size: 265 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) The content of this image was reviewed by Dpc01 and afterwards uploaded by FlickrLickr. ... Leme is a municipality in the state of São Paulo in Brazil. ...


Historic military forts stand at both ends of Copacabana beach, at one end is the above mentioned Fort Copacabana, built in 1914, and at the other end Fort Duque de Caxias, built in 1779.[2]


The promenade is dotted with hotels, restaurants, bars, night clubs, and residential buildings. A Promenade is a seaside walkway constructed so that people can enjoy walking near the sea without getting their clothes wet and dirty. ...


Copacabana Beach plays host to millions of revellers during the annual New Year's Eve celebrations and, in most years, has been the official venue of the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup. For other articles with similar names, see New Year (disambiguation). ... The trophy The Beach Soccer World Cup is a association football competition in beach soccer organised by the world football governing body FIFA for national teams. ...


Living Standard

Copacabana has the 11th highest Human Development Index in Rio, the 2000 census put the [[Human Development


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Copacabana is a borough located in the southern zone of the city Rio de Janeiro, famous for its 4 km beach.
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