Campos dos Goytacazes

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Campos dos Goitakazes (Portuguese pronunciation:[Kɐ̃puʒ duʒ ɡojtaˈkaziʃ]) is a municipality located in the northern part of Rio de Janeiro State, Brazil, with a population of 503,424.

Campos dos Goitakazes has an area of 4,032 km2.2 (1,557 square miles), making it the largest municipality in the state in terms of area, and its elevation is 14 meters above sea level. Its name comes from the geographical characteristic of the region. Campos, as the city is commonly called, is a macro-region of North Fluminense and a micro-region of Campos dos Goitacases. The city has a tropical climate.

The distance from the city to Rio de Janeiro City, which is the state capital, is 286 kilometers (178 miles). BR-101 is the access highway of the city of Campos. Scheduled flights are operated from Bartolomeu Lisandro Airport. It is the easternmost municipality of Rio de Janeiro.

100 USD = 521.95 BRL

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  • Tap water: No, not drinkable
  • Religious government: Religious
  • Population: 360,000 people
  • GDP: $8,649 / year
  • Foreigners can own real estate: Yes
  • Power outlets: 115V230V60Hz
  • Internet: 10 Mbps
  • Best wireless: Vivo
  • Pay without cash: Yes, cards OK almost everywhere
  • Tipping: Brazilians have a friendly reputation, but tipping is not a part of the culture. Restaurants: A 10% “servico” charge is often added to the bill. While there is no legal obligation to pay it, it’s customary to do so.
  • Apartment listings: AirBnb
  • Apartments: Airbnb
  • Hotels:
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  • Best taxi: Uber
  • Online electronics shop: Submarino
  • Best short-haul air carrier: TAM
  • Best intl air carrier: TAM
  • Monthly costs for expat: $600
  • Monthly costs for family: $1050
  • Monthly costs for local: $290
  • Meal: $3.5
  • Small Cola: $0.6
  • Beer 1 Pint: $1.4
  • Coffee: $1.3

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