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Rio de Janeiro

  • By: Erica Mesker
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Studies
  • Edited by: Helmut K. Anheier & Mark Juergensmeyer
  • Subject:Globalization, Social Policy (general), Cultural Geography

Rio de Janeiro, often simply referred to as Rio, is Brazil's second largest city, the most internationally recognized Brazilian city, and the most visited tourist destination in South America. It is also arguably South America's most global city.

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