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Teleférico Rio de Janeiro

It is the most developed region in the country, responsible for 55.2% of the Brazilian GDP. São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro and Minas Gerais lead in terms of Nominal GDP. One of the important economic activities in the region is tourism.


It is in this region that several of the most visited tourist attractions in the country are located. Rio de Janeiro is known worldwide for its beautiful beaches and Carnival, in addition to being a great cultural center.

The southeastern culture has Portuguese origins, but is influenced by several other cultures. The various colonies of immigrants, with emphasis on the Italians and Japanese, also have a strong influence. Indigenous and African influences are marked in the music and cuisine of the region.


The Southeast region is the most populous in the country, with just over 84.4 million inhabitants, which is equivalent to almost 42% of the Brazilian population. 3194-bb3b-136bad5cf58d_ Minas Gerais  and Rio de Janeiro, and the three largest metropolitan regions in Brazil (São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro and Belo Horizonte).

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The tropical climate prevails in the coastal lowlands of Espírito Santo and Rio de Janeiro, north of Minas Gerais and west of São Paulo.


It has high temperatures (annual average of 22 °C) and two defined seasons: a rainy one, which corresponds to summer, and a dry one, which corresponds to winter.


Examples of cities with this climate: Vitória, Rio de Janeiro and Presidente Prudente.


The high-altitude tropical climate, which occurs in the highest parts of the relief, is characterized by milder temperatures (annual average of 18 °C). Examples of cities with this climate: Campos do Jordão, Poços de Caldas, Ouro Preto, Petrópolis and Nova Friburgo.

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The variety of types of climate allows deducing that originally there was a variety of types of vegetation, today largely devastated due to agricultural expansion.

The tropical forest constitutes the dominant formation, but its aspect varies a lot. It is rich and exuberant on the slopes facing the ocean — the Atlantic Forest —, where the humidity is higher, favoring the appearance of taller trees, many lianas, epiphytes and countless palms; it is almost completely devastated, except on the steepest slopes.


In the interior of the continent, this forest is less dense, as it occurs in areas with a drier climate; it appears only in patches, as it is already almost entirely devastated.

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