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Bom Jardim, Rio de Janeiro

Bom Jardim (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈbõ(w) ʒaʁˈdʒĩ]) is a municipality located in the Brazilian state of Rio de Janeiro. Its population was 23,917 (2005) and its area is 385 km².[2]

Bom Jardim
Municipality
Município de Bom Jardim
House in the countryside of the city
House in the countryside of the city
Flag of Bom Jardim
Flag
Official seal of Bom Jardim
Seal
Location of Bom Jardim in the state of Rio de Janeiro
Location of Bom Jardim in the state of Rio de Janeiro
Bom Jardim is located in Brazil
Bom Jardim
Bom Jardim
Location of Bom Jardim in Brazil
Coordinates: 22°09′07″S 42°25′08″W / 22.15194°S 42.41889°W / -22.15194; -42.41889Coordinates: 22°09′07″S 42°25′08″W / 22.15194°S 42.41889°W / -22.15194; -42.41889
Country Brazil
RegionSoutheast
StateBandeira do estado do Rio de Janeiro.svg Rio de Janeiro
Government
 • PrefeitoAntonio Claret Gonçalves Figueira (PSB)
Area
 • Total384.981 km2 (148.642 sq mi)
Elevation
574 m (1,883 ft)
Population
(2010)
 • Total26,126 [1]
Time zoneUTC-3 (UTC-3)
Website[2]

The municipality contains part of the Central Rio de Janeiro Atlantic Forest Mosaic, created in 2006.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ IBGE - "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2008-06-11. Retrieved 2008-06-11.
  3. ^ Costa, Cláudia; Lamas, Ivana; Fernandes, Rosan (December 2010), Planejamento Estratégico do Mosaico Central Fluminense (PDF) (in Portuguese), Reserva da Biosfera da Mata Atlântica, p. 13, retrieved 2016-10-02