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Niterói (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)

LC control no.n 81026822
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Geographic headingNiterói (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
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Geographic subdivision usageBrazil--Niterói (Rio de Janeiro)
Variant(s)Nictheroy (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Nictheroi (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Nitherohi (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Nyteroi (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Nicteroi (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Nitherohy (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
See alsoVila Real da Praia Grande (Brazil)
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Special notePrefeitura refers to the entire municipal govt. administration and is not a subordinate corporate entity.
Found inBGN gaz., Brazil (Niterói; 5 others listed)
Fórum de Ciência, Tecnologia e Desenvolvimento de Niterói, 1993: t.p. (Prefeitura Municipal de Niterói)
Imperial fabrica de cigarros, 1871 (Imperial cidade de Nitherohy)
Wikipedia WWW site, May 24, 2007 (Niterói, city in Brazil, in state of Rio de Janeiro, f. Nov. 22, 1573, as village São Lourenço dos Índios; renamed Vila Real da Praia Grande, 1819; renamed Niterói, Mar. 6, 1835, after Tupi word nictheroy ("hidden waters") and elevated to city status; capital of Rio de Janeiro State, 1834-1894 and 1903-1975)
GeoNames, algorithmically matched, 2009 (ppl; 22°53ʹ00ʺS 043°06ʹ13ʺW)