Where is Rio and land uses

View mindmap
  • Rio
    • where?
      • Rio de Janeiro is situated on Brazils Atlantic coast. 
      • It has grown up around a large bay known as Guanabara bay.
      • Until 1960 Rio was the capital of Brazil but the capital is now Brasilia.
    • Land uses
      • Rio has a large number of mountains, costs and squatter settlements Rio is split up into 4 different zones.
        • North zone:This is were the cities main industrial port areas are located along with the cities national airport. This is also an area of low-quality houses and favelas.
          • Centro: This is the oldest part of the city, with many historic buildings, it is also the cities CBD and main shopping area. Also, it is the cities financial headquarters.


No comments have yet been made

Similar Geography resources:

See all Geography resources »See all Urban environments resources »