Barra de Guaratiba

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Barra de Guaratiba
Neighborhood
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Barra de Guaratiba is located in Rio de Janeiro
Barra de Guaratiba
Barra de Guaratiba
Location in Rio de Janeiro
Barra de Guaratiba is located in Brazil
Barra de Guaratiba
Barra de Guaratiba
Barra de Guaratiba (Brazil)
Coordinates: 23°04′34″S 43°32′52″W / 23.07611°S 43.54778°W / -23.07611; -43.54778Coordinates: 23°04′34″S 43°32′52″W / 23.07611°S 43.54778°W / -23.07611; -43.54778
Country Brazil
StateRio de Janeiro (RJ)
Municipality/CityRio de Janeiro
ZoneWest Zone
Barra de Guaratiba06/23/1981
Area
 • Total9,442 km2 (3,646 sq mi)
Elevation
15 m (49 ft)
Population
 • Total3,577
Time zone-3

Barra de Guaratiba is a neighborhood in the Western Zone of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

It borders Guaratiba, Vargem Grande, Recreio dos Bandeirantes and Grumari neighborhoods. This place is 56 km from Rio de Janeiro's downtown. It is a beachy neighborhood. The Guaratiba Beach is next to it. There are mangroves in the surroundings and it is characterized by mountains of virgin rainforest and over 100 restaurants and bars specializing in seafood and it is the best place and the cheapest corner in Rio de Janeiro to eat this kind of food.

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