Rio de Janeiro City Trivia

Can you guess these facts about the city of Rio de Janeiro?
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Last updated: December 10, 2020
First submittedAugust 21, 2020
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Event hosted by Rio de Janeiro in 2016
Summer Olympics
Planned city that replaced Rio de Janeiro as the nation's capital in 1960
Brasília
Famous statue that became one of the New Seven Wonders of the World in 2007
Christ the Redeemer
Most famous beaches of Rio de Janeiro
Copacabana
Ipanema
Mountain in eastern Rio with a cable car
Sugarloaf
Name for the shanty towns around the city
Favela
Movie about two kids who take different paths in life in those areas of the city;
one becoming a photographer, and the other a kingpin
City of God
Meaning of the city's name
River of January
Largest stadium where 1950 and 2014 FIFA World Cup finals were held
Maracanã
Demonym used to refer to anything related to the City of Rio de Janeiro
Carioca
1997 and 2002 Ballon d'Or winner as the world's best football player
Ronaldo
Van Diesel-Paul Walker racing 2011 movie
Fast Five
Rio de Janeiro became the capital of this country in 1808
Portugal
Famous Bossa Nova musician for whom the airport is named
Antônio Carlos Jobim
Airport code of "Rio de Janeiro/Galeão International Airport"
GIG
Name one of the two largest cities in Rio's metro area,
besides Rio itself
São Gonçalo |
Duque de Caxias
Animated movie about a blue domesticated macaw in Rio
Rio
Nation's top oil-company based in Rio
Petrobras
Neighbourhood with Latin America's most expensive price per residential square meter
Leblon
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