Sapucaia, Rio de Janeiro

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Sapucaia
Municipality
Município de Sapucaia
Flag of Sapucaia
Flag
Official seal of Sapucaia
Seal
Location of Sapucaia in the state of Rio de Janeiro
Location of Sapucaia in the state of Rio de Janeiro
Sapucaia is located in Brazil
Sapucaia
Sapucaia
Location of Sapucaia in Brazil
Coordinates: 21°59′42″S 42°54′50″W / 21.99500°S 42.91389°W / -21.99500; -42.91389Coordinates: 21°59′42″S 42°54′50″W / 21.99500°S 42.91389°W / -21.99500; -42.91389
Country Brazil
RegionSoutheast
StateBandeira do estado do Rio de Janeiro.svg Rio de Janeiro
Government
 • PrefeitoFabrício Baião (PMDB)
Area
 • Total540.350 km2 (208.630 sq mi)
Elevation
221 m (725 ft)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total17,504
Time zoneUTC-3 (UTC-3)
Website[2]

Sapucaia (Portuguese pronunciation: [sapuˈkajɐ]) is a municipality located in the Brazilian state of Rio de Janeiro. Its population was 18,240 (2005) and its area is 540 km².[1] Sapucaia is also the local name for the tree Lecythis zabucajo.

References[edit]

  1. ^ IBGE - [1]