Itaperuna (Portuguese pronunciation: [itapeˈɾunɐ]) is a municipality in the Brazilian state of Rio de Janeiro. It had a population of 103,800 in 2020, and has an area of 1.105,3 km2.[2]

Itaperuna
Municipality
Município de Itaperuna
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Flag of Itaperuna
Official seal of Itaperuna
Location of Itaperuna in the state of Rio de Janeiro
Location of Itaperuna in the state of Rio de Janeiro
Itaperuna is located in Brazil
Itaperuna
Itaperuna
Location of Itaperuna in Brazil
Coordinates: 21°12′18″S 41°53′16″W / 21.20500°S 41.88778°W / -21.20500; -41.88778Coordinates: 21°12′18″S 41°53′16″W / 21.20500°S 41.88778°W / -21.20500; -41.88778
Country Brazil
RegionSoutheast
StateBandeira do estado do Rio de Janeiro.svg Rio de Janeiro
Government
 • PrefeitoMarcus Vinícius de Oliveira Pinto (PR)
Area
 • Total1,105.566 km2 (426.861 sq mi)
Elevation
108 m (354 ft)
Population
 (2020 [1])
 • Total103,800
 • Density94/km2 (240/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-3 (UTC-3)
Website[1]

HistoryEdit

Itaperuna was founded in 1889, after being separated from the municipality of Campos dos Goytacazes.[3]

LocationEdit

Itaperuna is located 230 km from the state capital Rio de Janeiro. Its neighbouring municipalities are:[4]

TransportationEdit

The city is served by Ernani do Amaral Peixoto Airport.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ IBGE 2020
  2. ^ "Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics" (PDF). 2018. Retrieved 6 March 2019. 2018 Estimates of Population
  3. ^ IBGE. "IBGE Cities". Archived from the original on 2012-04-30.
  4. ^ IBGE. "Political-Administrative Maps".