Tijuca (Portuguese pronunciation: [tʃiˈʒukɐ]) (meaning marsh or swamp in the tupi language, from ty ("water") and îuká ("to kill")) is a neighbourhood of the Northern Zone of the city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. It comprises the region of Saens Peña and Afonso Pena squares. According to the 2000 Census, the district has close to 150,000 inhabitants.
Latitude: -22° 55' 31.84" S
Longitude: -43° 15' 7.70" W
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