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Coordinates: 22°55′08″S 42°49′08″W / 22.91889°S 42.81889°W / -22.91889; -42.81889

City of Maricá
—  City  —

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Location in the Rio de Janeiro state.
Government
 - Mayor Washington Luiz Cardoso (Quaquá) (2009 – 2012) (PT)
Area
 - City 362 km2 (139.8 sq mi)
Elevation 6 m (20 ft)
Population (est. IBGE/2008 [1])
 - City 119.231
 - Density 661.3/km2 (1,712.8/sq mi)
 - Metro 1,795,015
Time zone Brasilia Time Zone (UTC-3)

Maricá is a municipality located in the Brazilian state of Rio de Janeiro.

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Geography

Maricá is the first city of the lake region, just northeast of Rio de Janeiro. Maricá is located 25 miles away from Rio de Janeiro.

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Population

Its population was 95,653 (2005).

Area

Its area is 362 km².[2].

Transportation

Maricá has an airport, the Maricá airport. Maricá is served by the roads RJ-116 and RJ-104.

Economy

Maricá has received many royalties from the Brazilian energy company Petrobras, because of the Campos Basin oil field.

References

  1. ^ Template:Citar web
  2. ^ IBGE - [1]

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