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Zona Central, Rio de Janeiro

Zona Central (Central Region) is the historical, administrative, and financial centre of the city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. It has been undergoing a major revitalisation since it was rediscovered by locals in the 1990s.

Central Region, Rio de Janeiro
Zona Central
A view from Centro
A view from Centro
Country  Brazil
State Rio de Janeiro (RJ)
Municipality/City Rio de Janeiro
Zone Downtown



The city's main train station, Central do Brasil (which provides connections to the SuperVia regional rail system), is located in the Estacio district. The area also contains the terminus for the Santa Teresa Tram at Estação Carioca.[1] Other important modes of transport that connect to Zona Central are:

The area also contains the Santos Dumont Airport, one of two major airports in the Rio area.[2]


  1. ^ "Santa Teresa Tram". NYC Subway. Retrieved 19 August 2016. 
  2. ^ "Santos Dumont Airport Location". Aeroporto Santos Dumont. Retrieved 19 August 2016. 

Coordinates: 22°54′19.4112″S 43°10′37.66″W / 22.905392000°S 43.1771278°W / -22.905392000; -43.1771278 (Downtown)