Nilópolis

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Nilópolis
Municipality
Município de Nilópolis
A view of the city
A view of the city
Flag of Nilópolis
Official seal of Nilópolis
Motto(s): 
"Terra da Azul e Branca"
Location of Nilópolis in the State of Rio de Janeiro
Location of Nilópolis in the State of Rio de Janeiro
Coordinates: 22°48′19″S 43°24′55.91″W / 22.80528°S 43.4155306°W / -22.80528; -43.4155306
Country Brazil
RegionSoutheast
StateBandeira do estado do Rio de Janeiro.svg Rio de Janeiro
FoundedAugust 21, 1947
Government
 • MayorAbraãozinho David Neto (PL)
Area
 • Total19.157 km2 (7.397 sq mi)
 [1]
Elevation
14 m (46 ft)
Population
 (2020 [2])
 • Total162,693
 • Density8,500/km2 (22,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-3
Postal Code
28000-000
Area code(s)+55 22
Websitewww.nilopolis.rj.gov.br

Nilópolis (Portuguese pronunciation: [niˈlɔpoliʃ], [niˈlɔpɔliʃ], [niˈlɔpuliʃ]) is a municipality in Brazil.

The city was named after Nilo Peçanha, a President of Brazil.

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