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Happy Birthday, Rio! 10 'Can't Miss' ...

by Brazil Club - Let The Music Take You There on 05/08/2015 - 12:30 pm

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Happy birthday, Rio de Janerio!
Brazil's most famous city was founded by Portuguese settlers on March 1st, 1565 and was named São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro, in honor of St. Sebastian, the namesake of Portuguese Monarch D. Sebastião.
Rio de Janeiro (“River of January”) was the official name given to Guanabara Bay and ws also the capitol city of Brazil for nealry 200 years, yeilding that title to the newly-created city of Brasilia ...

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