Santa Cruz, Rio de Janeiro

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lats 13 latNS S longd 43 longm 41 longs 06 longEW W elevation_footnotes elevation_m elevation_ft website footnotes right thumb Clockwise: South door Hangar do Zeppelin; Princess Isabel Palace; Araujo's Mansion, Wallace Fountain (File:Montagem Santa Cruz, Rio de Janeiro, RJ.jpg) '''Santa Cruz''' (''Saint Cross'') is an extensive and populous neighborhood


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they came, immediately put his hands on the land, having already produced that year after only three months of work, significant amount of food. The production was so great that supplied the whole city of Rio de Janeiro, giving Santa Cruz the title "breadbasket" of the Federal District. At the time was still built in the region, a hangar for dirigible Zeppelin, the Zeppelin Hangar. The building is listed by the Institute for National Artistic and Historical Heritage (IPHAN) since 1998


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), the ''Ruínas do Matadouro'', ''Ponte dos Jesuítas'' in the sub-district of the Jesuitas, ''Igreja Nossa Senhora da Conceição'', the ''Cidade das Crianças'' and ''Catedral das assembleias de Deus''. Sports Practicing sports is very common in Santa Cruz, especially in schools in the region, which are renowned for achievements in diverse forms of intercollegiate competition. One of the major acquisitions of the neighborhood in recent years was the Olympic Village Oscar Schmidt, a complex

sports that offers free sports activities especially for children and youth in need. In 2007 he founded the Santa Cruz Soccer Club, affiliated with FFERJ, who participates in state and interstate tournaments and has several categories. Among the sporting events happening in the neighborhood is the traditional bike ride involving more than two hundred cyclists traveling the main historical sights of Santa Cruz. Partnership between businesses and NGOs active in the district comprise hundreds


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adapted to the functions of space real - Royal Palace of Santa Cruz. Feeling comfortable in the Royal Treasury of Santa Cruz, the Prince Regent prolonged his stay for several months, shipping, promoting public hearings and approvals from the same. It grew up and were educated princes Don Pedro (Pedro II of Brazil) and Dom Miguel (Miguel I of Portugal). '''Sepetiba''' is a neighborhood in the western zone of Rio de Janeiro, surrounded by Santa Cruz (Santa Cruz, Rio de Janeiro) and Guaratiba, and by the Sepetiba Bay. It occupies an area of 1,162.13 ha, and has a population of 35,892 (according to Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística, IBGE, 2000 demographic census).


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offers numerous training courses and technical courses of good quality through the ETE Santa Cruz. The transfer to Santa Cruz institution SESI SENAI of vocational education is also being essential to meet the demand for skilled labor, the new industrial ventures that bring in the region. The higher education has very recent history and is taught only by private institutions. FAMA (University Machado de Assis) was a pioneer, being a local institution maintained by the Educational Association Machado de Assis and emerged in the mid 1990s, offering courses for undergraduate, graduate, and extension semipresential. After she appeared in several other campus institutions such as the Candido Mendes University and Estacio de Sa University. Education institutions in the neighborhood are known to reveal sporting talent and music for the whole country. The marching bands of colleges Apollo XII and Dom Otto Mota are among the best and present themselves in Brazil. Health Santa Cruz has several hospitals and clinics, especially the Dom Pedro II Hospital and Polyclinic Lincoln de Freitas, and several private hospitals, as hospitals and Memorial Cemeru. However, most residents (70%) depends on the public health system and suffers from a lack of doctors and hospital beds in the hospital network. The problem is greater when there are cases of epidemic dengue. The lack of information and neglect of residents make the neighborhood has one of the highest rates of proliferation of the mosquito in the city. However, the recent deployment of Emergency Care Units - APU's, and Family Clinic adjacent to the neighborhood, is expected to alleviate the shortage of medical care for low-income families in Santa Cruz. Water and sanitation The water supply in Santa Cruz is made by the State Company for Water and Sewage of Rio de Janeiro (CEDAE). This has a drive on Morro do Mirante. There was constructed there in the 20th century a large water tank to supply the whole region, but today it is disabled. The lack of piped water and sewage disposal system is critical in underserved areas of the neighborhood. Besides the lack of water supply and sewage disposal system at certain points, the network of illegal connections is another problem faced by the company in the neighborhood. Transportation left thumb Santa Cruz train station (File:Estação Santa Cruz.JPG) Santa Cruz has the final season of the second largest commuter rail extension of the Metropolitan Region of Rio de Janeiro, the Santa Cruz Extension. The same is operated by the ''SuperVia'' and the peak hours has an average interval of 12 minutes. There are integration services with buses using exclusively ''RioCard'' and there is a project to integrate pay with online Itaguaí of Central, which is being studied to be reactivated. Santa Cruz has an ''Urban Bus Terminal at Rua Álvaro Alberto'' and has major access roads to the state capital. The main route is the Avenida Brasil (Avenida Brasil (Rio de Janeiro)), linking Santa Cruz to the center of Rio de Janeiro. The Avenida Cesário de Mello (formerly Caminho Imperial) links the neighborhood to Campo Grande (Campo Grande, Rio de Janeiro). Highway BR-101 (Rio-Santos) (BR-101) begins in the neighborhood and connects Rio de Janeiro to municipalities of the Costa Verde region and moves to the coast of São Paulo. The ''Estrada da Pedra'' linking to the neighborhood of Guaratiba. The ''Estrada de Sepetiba'' connects Santa Cruz the neighborhood of Sepetiba. There are other major thoroughfares, crossing the Avenue neighborhood as avenida Antares, avenida Areia Branca, avenida Isabel, avenida Pope João XXIII, Estrada da Urucânia, Rua Alvaro Alberto, rua Felipe Cardoso, avenida Padre Guilherme Decaminada, Rua Senador Câmara, among others. Santa Cruz is the neighborhood of Rio de Janeiro that has the highest users of cycling. The vehicle is used by 12% of the population, while the average across the city is 2%. A bike lane connects the districts of Santa Cruz and Campo Grande following the railway line and integrating the stations. In 2012 the TransOeste line, part of the BRT (BRT (Rio de Janeiro)) network, linked Santa Cruz with Campo Grande and Barra da Tijuca, reducing by up to half the average travel time. A project predicts the possibility of using the Airport Bartolomeu base air to assist in achieving the next sporting events hosted in the city. Services and Communications right thumb Jardim da Saudade Paciência cemetery (File:Jardim da Saudade - Paciência em Santa Cruz.JPG) The district enjoys various public services, provided by the various levels of government and individuals, such as hospitals and clinics, the ''Center for Zoonosis Control Paulo Dacorso Filho'', which is a reference in the municipality in the treatment of zoonosis and systems development Sanitary and Epidemiological Surveillance, the Resource Center Integrated Service Teen, various agencies of the Post Office and bank branches, a detachment of the Fire Brigade, the 36th Police Precinct and 27th Military Police Battalion, in addition to the municipal cemetery located near ''Matadouro'' and ''Jardim da Saudade cemetery''. The neighborhood was the first city to rely on the signal service of free broadband internet, the ''IluminaRio''. Santa Cruz also has a television transmitting antenna for UHF channel 26, is currently not used by any broadcaster. Economy Santa Cruz has a diversified economy, with rural areas, an important industrial area for the city and a business that has experienced significant growth in recent years. Agriculture During the Getúlio Vargas government in the 1930s, the region of Santa Cruz, went through great works of sanitation and the creation of agricultural colonies. In 1938 came the first families of Japanese Mogi das Cruzes, São Paulo State, to fill the newly created lots Colonial Center and implement new experiences in agriculture. Even today there agricultural colonies that produce cassava, fruits and vegetables in the fields of Santa Cruz Air Base and coconut fields in ''Campo de São Miguel'' and ''Campo São Marcos'' on the banks of the Rio-Santos highway (BR-101). In the region of the ''Jesuitas'' there are also several plantations and small herds of cattle. Industry right thumb Thyssenkrupp's Steel mill (Image:CSA Thyssenkrupp.jpg) In the year 1960, the Rio de Janeiro is no longer the capital of the country to be the state of Guanabara. Finding himself without the resources of the federal administration, there was a need to seek alternatives to the economic development of the state. In 1975, opened the Industrial Zone of Santa Cruz. In it are installed several industrial establishments, such as the Casa da Moeda do Brasil, Cosigua (Gerdau Group), Valesul, White Martins, Glasurit, the Santa Cruz plant, Linde S A, Ecolab Chemicals Ltd., Aluminum Cans S A - LATASA, Factory Carioca Catalysts - FCC, Pan American S A Chemical, among others. They are represented by AEDIN - Association of the Industrial District of Santa Cruz. The Industrial Zone is located on the border between the municipality of Rio de Janeiro and the Itaguaí, and part of the back area of the Port of Itaguaí. The Atlantic Steel Company (CSA) was established in 2010, is the largest steel mill in South America, occupying an area of nine million square meters including a private marina, power plant, steel flat sheets for export and coke. Trade left thumb Santa Cruz Shopping mall (File:Santa Cruz Shopping.JPG) Santa Cruz in recent years has shown great growth in its trade and services sector targeting the local market, due to growth and rising incomes of the population. The same has a shopping and entertainment, called Santa Cruz Shopping with food court, shops of various genres and banks, large supermarkets such as Guanabara, Prezunic and Extra hypermarkets as well as small neighborhood supermarket chains, restaurants, fast food like McDonald's, Bob's, Subway (Subway (restaurant)), Habib's and a large number of clothing stores, shoes, building materials, among others, stationers and bazaars, heavily concentrated on ''Rua Felipe Cardoso'' and its surroundings. Culture Among the most popular cultural events of the neighborhood is the feast of Sao Jorge held in the Largo Bodegao. The festival is a tradition that dates back 1963 and the number of devotees has only increased in Santa Cruz Carnival is celebrated with traditional carnival, fancy dances, and the contest bandstands promoted by the city. Yet you can see the figure on the streets folk ''clóvis'' (clown), so common in the region. Tourist attractions, historical and cultural Are recognized by law as for tourist, social, cultural city of Rio de Janeiro, the elected seven wonders of Santa Cruz: the ''Hangar do Zeppelin'' located at Air Base, the headquarters of Battalion School of Engineering (Villagran Cabrita), the ''Ruínas do Matadouro'', ''Ponte dos Jesuítas'' in the sub-district of the Jesuitas, ''Igreja Nossa Senhora da Conceição'', the ''Cidade das Crianças'' and ''Catedral das assembleias de Deus''. Sports Practicing sports is very common in Santa Cruz, especially in schools in the region, which are renowned for achievements in diverse forms of intercollegiate competition. One of the major acquisitions of the neighborhood in recent years was the Olympic Village Oscar Schmidt, a complex sports that offers free sports activities especially for children and youth in need. In 2007 he founded the Santa Cruz Soccer Club, affiliated with FFERJ, who participates in state and interstate tournaments and has several categories. Among the sporting events happening in the neighborhood is the traditional bike ride involving more than two hundred cyclists traveling the main historical sights of Santa Cruz. Partnership between businesses and NGOs active in the district comprise hundreds of children and adolescents around socioesportivos programs emphasizing the importance of values like self-esteem, teamwork, quality of life and citizenship. Leisure As one of the neighborhoods with few recreational options in the west, Santa Cruz has received special attention to the city hall facilities the theme park Children's Town, which offers visitors sports courts, water park, library, digital planetarium, as well as activities outdoors. They are among the main leisure areas of the district court trials of the GRES Acadêmicos de Santa Cruz, the Santa Cruz Shopping, the Olympic Village Oscar Schmidt, the ''Lona Cultural Sandra de Sá'' and the ''Cidade das Crianças Leonel Brizola''. Santacruzenses Born and lived in the neighborhood some personalities of the country at different times as the actor André Villon, Senator Júlio Cesário de Melo, Senator Otacílio Câmara de Carvalho, the football player Thiago Silva (Thiago Silva (footballer)), MMA fighter's Marcos Oliveira. Gallery '''Sepetiba''' is a neighborhood in the western zone of Rio de Janeiro, surrounded by Santa Cruz (Santa Cruz, Rio de Janeiro) and Guaratiba, and by the Sepetiba Bay. It occupies an area of 1,162.13 ha, and has a population of 35,892 (according to Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística, IBGE, 2000 demographic census).


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sports that offers free sports activities especially for children and youth in need. In 2007 he founded the Santa Cruz Soccer Club, affiliated with FFERJ, who participates in state and interstate tournaments and has several categories. Among the sporting events happening in the neighborhood is the traditional bike ride involving more than two hundred cyclists traveling the main historical sights of Santa Cruz. Partnership between businesses and NGOs active in the district comprise hundreds


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offers numerous training courses and technical courses of good quality through the ETE Santa Cruz. The transfer to Santa Cruz institution SESI SENAI of vocational education is also being essential to meet the demand for skilled labor, the new industrial ventures that bring in the region. The higher education has very recent history and is taught only by private institutions. FAMA (University Machado de Assis) was a pioneer, being a local institution maintained by the Educational Association Machado


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of the mosquito in the city. However, the recent deployment of Emergency Care Units - APU's, and Family Clinic adjacent to the neighborhood, is expected to alleviate the shortage of medical care for low-income families in Santa Cruz. Water and sanitation The water supply in Santa Cruz is made by the State Company for Water and Sewage of Rio de Janeiro (CEDAE). This has a drive on Morro do Mirante. There was constructed there in the 20th century a large water tank to supply the whole region, but today it is disabled. The lack of piped water and sewage disposal system is critical in underserved areas of the neighborhood. Besides the lack of water supply and sewage disposal system at certain points, the network of illegal connections is another problem faced by the company in the neighborhood. Transportation left thumb Santa Cruz train station (File:Estação Santa Cruz.JPG) Santa Cruz has the final season of the second largest commuter rail extension of the Metropolitan Region of Rio de Janeiro, the Santa Cruz Extension. The same is operated by the ''SuperVia'' and the peak hours has an average interval of 12 minutes. There are integration services with buses using exclusively ''RioCard'' and there is a project to integrate pay with online Itaguaí of Central, which is being studied to be reactivated. Santa Cruz has an ''Urban Bus Terminal at Rua Álvaro Alberto'' and has major access roads to the state capital. The main route is the Avenida Brasil (Avenida Brasil (Rio de Janeiro)), linking Santa Cruz to the center of Rio de Janeiro. The Avenida Cesário de Mello (formerly Caminho Imperial) links the neighborhood to Campo Grande (Campo Grande, Rio de Janeiro). Highway BR-101 (Rio-Santos) (BR-101) begins in the neighborhood and connects Rio de Janeiro to municipalities of the Costa Verde region and moves to the coast of São Paulo. The ''Estrada da Pedra'' linking to the neighborhood of Guaratiba. The ''Estrada de Sepetiba'' connects Santa Cruz the neighborhood of Sepetiba. There are other major thoroughfares, crossing the Avenue neighborhood as avenida Antares, avenida Areia Branca, avenida Isabel, avenida Pope João XXIII, Estrada da Urucânia, Rua Alvaro Alberto, rua Felipe Cardoso, avenida Padre Guilherme Decaminada, Rua Senador Câmara, among others. Santa Cruz is the neighborhood of Rio de Janeiro that has the highest users of cycling. The vehicle is used by 12% of the population, while the average across the city is 2%. A bike lane connects the districts of Santa Cruz and Campo Grande following the railway line and integrating the stations. In 2012 the TransOeste line, part of the BRT (BRT (Rio de Janeiro)) network, linked Santa Cruz with Campo Grande and Barra da Tijuca, reducing by up to half the average travel time. A project predicts the possibility of using the Airport Bartolomeu base air to assist in achieving the next sporting events hosted in the city. Services and Communications right thumb Jardim da Saudade Paciência cemetery (File:Jardim da Saudade - Paciência em Santa Cruz.JPG) The district enjoys various public services, provided by the various levels of government and individuals, such as hospitals and clinics, the ''Center for Zoonosis Control Paulo Dacorso Filho'', which is a reference in the municipality in the treatment of zoonosis and systems development Sanitary and Epidemiological Surveillance, the Resource Center Integrated Service Teen, various agencies of the Post Office and bank branches, a detachment of the Fire Brigade, the 36th Police Precinct and 27th Military Police Battalion, in addition to the municipal cemetery located near ''Matadouro'' and ''Jardim da Saudade cemetery''. The neighborhood was the first city to rely on the signal service of free broadband internet, the ''IluminaRio''. Santa Cruz also has a television transmitting antenna for UHF channel 26, is currently not used by any broadcaster. Economy Santa Cruz has a diversified economy, with rural areas, an important industrial area for the city and a business that has experienced significant growth in recent years. Agriculture During the Getúlio Vargas government in the 1930s, the region of Santa Cruz, went through great works of sanitation and the creation of agricultural colonies. In 1938 came the first families of Japanese Mogi das Cruzes, São Paulo State, to fill the newly created lots Colonial Center and implement new experiences in agriculture. Even today there agricultural colonies that produce cassava, fruits and vegetables in the fields of Santa Cruz Air Base and coconut fields in ''Campo de São Miguel'' and ''Campo São Marcos'' on the banks of the Rio-Santos highway (BR-101). In the region of the ''Jesuitas'' there are also several plantations and small herds of cattle. Industry right thumb Thyssenkrupp's Steel mill (Image:CSA Thyssenkrupp.jpg) In the year 1960, the Rio de Janeiro is no longer the capital of the country to be the state of Guanabara. Finding himself without the resources of the federal administration, there was a need to seek alternatives to the economic development of the state. In 1975, opened the Industrial Zone of Santa Cruz. In it are installed several industrial establishments, such as the Casa da Moeda do Brasil, Cosigua (Gerdau Group), Valesul, White Martins, Glasurit, the Santa Cruz plant, Linde S A, Ecolab Chemicals Ltd., Aluminum Cans S A - LATASA, Factory Carioca Catalysts - FCC, Pan American S A Chemical, among others. They are represented by AEDIN - Association of the Industrial District of Santa Cruz. The Industrial Zone is located on the border between the municipality of Rio de Janeiro and the Itaguaí, and part of the back area of the Port of Itaguaí. The Atlantic Steel Company (CSA) was established in 2010, is the largest steel mill in South America, occupying an area of nine million square meters including a private marina, power plant, steel flat sheets for export and coke. Trade left thumb Santa Cruz Shopping mall (File:Santa Cruz Shopping.JPG) Santa Cruz in recent years has shown great growth in its trade and services sector targeting the local market, due to growth and rising incomes of the population. The same has a shopping and entertainment, called Santa Cruz Shopping with food court, shops of various genres and banks, large supermarkets such as Guanabara, Prezunic and Extra hypermarkets as well as small neighborhood supermarket chains, restaurants, fast food like McDonald's, Bob's, Subway (Subway (restaurant)), Habib's and a large number of clothing stores, shoes, building materials, among others, stationers and bazaars, heavily concentrated on ''Rua Felipe Cardoso'' and its surroundings. Culture Among the most popular cultural events of the neighborhood is the feast of Sao Jorge held in the Largo Bodegao. The festival is a tradition that dates back 1963 and the number of devotees has only increased in Santa Cruz Carnival is celebrated with traditional carnival, fancy dances, and the contest bandstands promoted by the city. Yet you can see the figure on the streets folk ''clóvis'' (clown), so common in the region. Tourist attractions, historical and cultural Are recognized by law as for tourist, social, cultural city of Rio de Janeiro, the elected seven wonders of Santa Cruz: the ''Hangar do Zeppelin'' located at Air Base, the headquarters of Battalion School of Engineering (Villagran Cabrita), the ''Ruínas do Matadouro'', ''Ponte dos Jesuítas'' in the sub-district of the Jesuitas, ''Igreja Nossa Senhora da Conceição'', the ''Cidade das Crianças'' and ''Catedral das assembleias de Deus''. Sports Practicing sports is very common in Santa Cruz, especially in schools in the region, which are renowned for achievements in diverse forms of intercollegiate competition. One of the major acquisitions of the neighborhood in recent years was the Olympic Village Oscar Schmidt, a complex sports that offers free sports activities especially for children and youth in need. In 2007 he founded the Santa Cruz Soccer Club, affiliated with FFERJ, who participates in state and interstate tournaments and has several categories. Among the sporting events happening in the neighborhood is the traditional bike ride involving more than two hundred cyclists traveling the main historical sights of Santa Cruz. Partnership between businesses and NGOs active in the district comprise hundreds of children and adolescents around socioesportivos programs emphasizing the importance of values like self-esteem, teamwork, quality of life and citizenship. Leisure As one of the neighborhoods with few recreational options in the west, Santa Cruz has received special attention to the city hall facilities the theme park Children's Town, which offers visitors sports courts, water park, library, digital planetarium, as well as activities outdoors. They are among the main leisure areas of the district court trials of the GRES Acadêmicos de Santa Cruz, the Santa Cruz Shopping, the Olympic Village Oscar Schmidt, the ''Lona Cultural Sandra de Sá'' and the ''Cidade das Crianças Leonel Brizola''. Santacruzenses Born and lived in the neighborhood some personalities of the country at different times as the actor André Villon, Senator Júlio Cesário de Melo, Senator Otacílio Câmara de Carvalho, the football player Thiago Silva (Thiago Silva (footballer)), MMA fighter's Marcos Oliveira. Gallery '''Sepetiba''' is a neighborhood in the western zone of Rio de Janeiro, surrounded by Santa Cruz (Santa Cruz, Rio de Janeiro) and Guaratiba, and by the Sepetiba Bay. It occupies an area of 1,162.13 ha, and has a population of 35,892 (according to Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística, IBGE, 2000 demographic census).


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and the Municipal Hospital Dom Pedro II recently modernized by the city and specializes in treating burns. In addition to two large military units of the Armed Forces: the School of Engineering Battalion and Air Base Santa Cruz, an important center for the defense of Aeronautics and largest complex of fighting Brazilian Air Force, the Cidade das Crianças Brizola, which serves as theme park of the City of Rio de Janeiro (including having a planetary), aimed particularly at children and adolescents, and important historical and cultural monuments. Were installed, particularly near the avenida João XXIII, several industrial enterprises weight, especially the ''Companhia Siderúrgica do Atlântico'' (CSA), which changed the landscape and dynamism to the economy of the district. It is scheduled for put into operation a factory turbo-power generators for offshore platforms by the end of 2012, an investment of US$60 million of British Rolls Royce Energy (Rolls Royce Energy Systems). Until 2016 will be installed in an area of 570,000 m² in the industrial district the new processing center vaccines and biopharmaceuticals of Fiocruz, which will invest R$ 800 million, which will be manufactured 600 million doses of vaccine per year. It is scheduled to visit Pope Benedict XVI during the World Youth Day 2013. It is also characterized as a working-class neighborhood, in which there are many problems such as transportation difficulties, lack of sanitation appropriate at certain points, action of militias in poor communities and environmental problems serious. With increasing population, the violence in the neighborhood has worried the authorities. The police action is to combat the trafficking of narcotics in the slums surrounding the neighborhood, as well as militiamen in action. These are responsible for the control of alternative transportation, and illegal operation of electricity, gas and cable television . Geography right thumb Santa Cruz neighbourhood satellite image (File:Imagem santa cruz.jpg) Located at latitude 22 ° 55 '13 "S, 43 ° 41' 6" in the extreme west of the city, its territory extends over an area of 12,504.43 ha and is the neighboring municipalities of Itaguaí west and Seropédica the north, the neighborhoods of Sepetiba south, Patience and Cosmos in the east and Guaratiba southeast. The Southwest territory is bathed in Sepetiba Bay. Relief and hydrography left thumb One of the rivers that cut through the neighborhood (File:Santa Cruz, Canal da Ponte Branca.jpg) For lying in the valley of Santa Cruz, most of the country is flat, with altitudes near sea level, dominated barren areas such as ''Campo do Itongo'', ''Campo Sapicu'', ''Campo de São Luís'', ''Campo de Roma'' e others. The exception is the center which is in an area a little bumpy, whose highest point is the ''Morro do Mirante'' with about 65 meters. Still stand out in the landscape of ''Morro da Bandeira'', ''Morro da Joaquina'' and ''Morro do Leme'' with about 94 meters. Its coastline, just cut, is bathed in the Sepetiba Bay for just over 10 km. The lowlands of Santa Cruz is drained by several rivers and canals, among the principal are: the Rio da Guarda, the western limit of the city of Rio de Janeiro, rio Cação Vermelho, rio Guandu (canal de São Francisco), ''rio Guandu-Mirim'' ''Canal do Ita''. All belonging to the basin of Sepetiba Bay. The canal of São Francisco serves to supply the industrial district. Since the channel of the ''Canal da Irrigação'' and the ''São Fernando'' irrigate crops in the Colonial Center. Climate The climate is classified as tropical Atlantic (Aw), according to the type of Köppen. The temperature average is higher than 22° Celsius and the average annual rainfall reaches 1200 mm. Because it is a town near the coast, the effect of maritimidade is quite noticeable, resulting in thermal amplitudes relatively low. Below the picture of the normal monthly maximum temperature, minimum temperature and rainfall to Santa Cruz. Vegetation According to the 2000 Census conducted by the IBGE, 4.18% of the natural area of Santa Cruz is covered by mangroves, forest changed by 3.66%, 1.63% by vegetation of wetlands as swamps and marshes and 0.66% by forests. Demographics According to an estimate of the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics, 2010 Census data, Santa Cruz has a total population of 217,333 inhabitants. Of these, 112,966 residents are female and 104,367 residents are male. Data also include a total of 76,295 households. '''Sepetiba''' is a neighborhood in the western zone of Rio de Janeiro, surrounded by Santa Cruz (Santa Cruz, Rio de Janeiro) and Guaratiba, and by the Sepetiba Bay. It occupies an area of 1,162.13 ha, and has a population of 35,892 (according to Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística, IBGE, 2000 demographic census).


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Banco do Brasil e do Ecomuseu do Quarteirão Cultural do Matadouro. Dissertação de Mestrado, Rio de Janeiro, UFRJ, Instituto de Psicologia EICOS: 1996 * PRIOSTI, Odalice Miranda. Das Terras de Piracema ao Ecomuseu do Quarteirão: a resposta cultural de Santa Cruz. Monografia de Bacharelado. Rio de Janeiro, UNIRIO, Escola de Museologia: 1997 * PRIOSTI, Odalice; VEEREN, Ana Paula B.Lima: PLAZA, Mônica. Oficina de Turismo Cultural ECOTOUR Santa Cruz - Prometo Mini-Guias do Patrimônio. In: Atas

Santa Cruz, Rio de Janeiro

right thumb Clockwise: South door Hangar do Zeppelin; Princess Isabel Palace; Araujo's Mansion, Wallace Fountain (File:Montagem Santa Cruz, Rio de Janeiro, RJ.jpg) '''Santa Cruz''' (''Saint Cross'') is an extensive and populous neighborhood of the middle class, lower middle and low in the West Zone (Rio de Janeiro#West Zone) of the city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, the farther from the central city. Cut by the Santa Cruz extension of the urban passenger rail network of the metropolitan region of Rio de Janeiro, has a very diverse landscape, with commercial areas, residential and industrial.

It is the seat of the nineteenth Administrative Region (AR), comprising also the surrounding neighborhood of Paciência (Paciência, Rio de Janeiro). The nineteenth-AR, in turn, belongs to the Planning Area 5 of the municipality of Rio de Janeiro and is subject to Subprefeitura da Zona Oeste.

Since the installation of Itaguaí Port, is a rapidly developing city. It is 445 years old, it being important preserved monuments. But it is a place of contrasts. It is one of the most populated districts, and at the same time, due to its vast land area, one of the least densely populated, has an industrial district, but in your landscape still rules many unexplored areas.

Its HDI in 2000 was 0.742, the 119 placed the city of Rio de Janeiro, among 126 areas analyzed.

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