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Rio de Janeiro: Brasil, 1763-1960

This point shapefile contains the location of Rio de Janeiro, the capital of Brazil from 1763-1960. Rio de Janeiro was the capital of Brazil until April 20, 1960. These data were created using a custom World Polyconic Projection. This layer is part of the Evolução da divisão territorial do Brasil 1872 - 2010 dataset, a collection of data representing the evolution of Brazilian states, municipalities and cities.This dataset is intended for researchers, students, and policy makers for reference and mapping purposes, and may be used for basic applications such as viewing, querying, and map output production, or to provide a basemap to support graphical overlays and analysis with other spatial data.
Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística
Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)
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