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Porciúncula

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Location in the state of Rio de Janeiro and Brazil
Coordinates: 20°57′46″S 42°02′27″W / 20.96278°S 42.04083°W / -20.96278; -42.04083
Country Brazil
Region Southeast
State Rio de Janeiro
Founded August 21, 1947
Government
 - Mayor Carlos Sérgio de Paula Porto (PMDB)
Area
 - Total 302.201 km2 (116.7 sq mi)
Elevation 190 m (623 ft)
Population (2008)
 - Total 18,227
 - Density 56.8/km2 (147.1/sq mi)
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Time zone UTC-3 (UTC-3)
 - Summer (DST) UTC-2 (UTC-2)
HDI (2000) 0.730 – medium[2]
Website www.porciuncula.rj.gov.br
For the river in California that was once called the Porciuncula River, see Los Angeles River, and for the Italian church for which it was named, see Porziuncola.

Porciúncula is a municipality located in the northernmost point of the Brazilian state of Rio de Janeiro. Its population was 18,227 (2008) and its area is 302.201km².[3]

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