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Duque de Caxias, Rio de Janeiro

POI: -22.785833, -43.311944
Duque de Caxias (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈduki dʒi kaˈʃiɐʃ], Duke of Caxias) is a city on Guanabara Bay in Rio de Janeiro state, southeastern Brazil. It is bordered by Rio de Janeiro city to the south. Its population was 873,921 (2013) and its area is 465 km², making it the second most populous suburb of Rio de Janeiro city The city is the third most populous in Rio de Janeiro Metropolitan Area. The current mayor is Alexandre Cardoso. It is named after Luís Alves de Lima e Silva, Duke of Caxias, who was born there in 1803. The city is the seat of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Duque de Caxias. Its important industries are chemicals and oil refining. Duque de Caxias Futebol Clube is the local football team of the city. The club plays their home matches at Estádio Romário de Souza Faria, which has a maximum capacity of 10,000 people. Estádio De Los Larios, located in the district of Xerém, has a maximum capacity of 11,000 people and it is the home ground of Esporte Clube Tigres do Brasil.
Geography
The municipality is limited to the north with Petrópolis and Miguel Pereira, to the east, the Bay of Guanabara and Magé, to the south, with the city of Rio de Janeiro, and in the west, with São João do Meriti, Belford Roxo and Nova Iguaçu. Caxias has a hot climate, however, the 3rd and 4th districts (Imbariê and Xerém) are warm because of the green area and the proximity to the Serra dos Órgãos. The municipality contains part of the 26,260 hectares (64,900 acres) Tinguá Biological Reserve, a strictly protected Atlantic Forest conservation unit created in 1989. It contains the 19.4 hectares (48 acres) Taquara Municipal Nature Park, visited by up to 4,000 people per month in the summer. It also contains part of the Central Rio de Janeiro Atlantic Forest Mosaic, created in 2006. The Meriti River separates Duque de Caxias from Rio de Janeiro city. The Rio Iguaçu separates Duque de Caxias and Nova Iguaçu city. The Rio Sarapuí is the division between the 1st and 2nd districts, and Saracuruna River is the division between the 2nd of the 3rd districts.
Demographics
The population of Duque de Caxias is 873,921, up from the 785,041 in 1960. The city is not used to have an expressive index of growing population since it was founded. According to 2010 census, whites were 29.5%, brown (mulato and mixed races) were 58.8% and black people were representing 11.5%. Another races were representing 0.02% of population.
List of mayors
1944–1944 – Homero Lara (intervenor) 1944–1945 – Luis Eitor Gurgel do Amaral (intervenor) 1945–1945 – Antonio Cavalcante Rino (intervenor) 1945–1945 – Luis Eitor Gurgel do Amaral (intervenor) 1945–1946 – Jorge Diniz de Santiago (intervenor) 1946–1946 – Gastão Glicério de Gouveia Reis (intervenor) 1946–1947 – José dos Campos Manhães (intervenor) 1947–1947 – Jose Rangel (intervenor) 1947–1947 – Custóvio Rocha Maia (intervenor) 1947–1947 – Ten. Cel. Scipião of S. Carvalho (intervenor) 1947–1950 – Gastão Glicério de Gouveia Reis...   ... (English)
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MONUMENTO ZUMBI DOS PALMARES CAXIAS RJ
MONUMENTO ZUMBI DOS PALMARES CAXIAS RJ
JOSE LUIZ
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Duque de Caxias: downtown from air
Duque de Caxias: downtown from air
GeoReporter
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Vista da Estação de Trem - Centro Cutural Oscar Niemeyer em destaque
Vista da Estação de Trem - Centro Cutural Oscar Niemeyer em destaque
lorrampaiva
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Teatp Оскар Нимейер  Teatro Raul Cortez, em Duque de Caxias
Teatp Оскар Нимейер Teatro Raul Cortez, em Duque de Caxias
Luiz Augusto Barroso
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Duque de Caxias - R.M. Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brasil.
Duque de Caxias - R.M. Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brasil.
André Bonacin
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Mercado Popular, em Duque de Caxias
Mercado Popular, em Duque de Caxias
Luiz Augusto Barroso
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BIBLIOTECA, EM DUQUE DE CAXIAS
BIBLIOTECA, EM DUQUE DE CAXIAS
Luiz Augusto Barroso
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