City: Rio de Janeiro

Population: City - 6,136,652; Metro - 12,620,000

Time Zone: UTC-3

Currency Name: Real (BRL)

Major airport name (code) cities: Rio de Janeiro/Gale?o - Ant?nio Carlos Jobim International Airport (GIG)

Languages: Portuguese

Phone City Code(s):

Official Tourism Website: http://www.riodejaneiro-turismo.com.br/en/home.php

High Travel Season: no peak season

Voltage: 110/220 V - 60 Hz

Electrical Plug Type: a, b, c

Misc Fact / Good to Know: The wingspan of the Christ the Redeemer statue is 28 meters from fingertip to fingertip.