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Explore Big Island in Brazil

Big Island in the region of Rio de Janeiro is a town in Brazil - some 563 mi or ( 907 km ) South-East of Brasília , the country's capital city .

Interactive map of Big Island

Current time in Big Island is now 07:27 PM (Friday) . The local timezone is named " America/Sao Paulo " with a UTC offset of -2 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Vitória, Ubatuba, São Paulo, Santos, and Rio de Janeiro. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Vitória . We saw some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Where to go and what to see in Big Island ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


An Amazing Day! Meu pedido de casamento. (Ative a legenda)

8:17 min by Joao Geraldo Netto
Views: 111287 Rating: 4.96

Esse vídeo foi produzido para que eu, João Geraldo Netto, pedisse André Moreira em casamento. Tudo foi organizado para que o pedido fosse feito num passeio que faríamos à Ilha Grande. O lugar é paradi ..

Alex in Ilha Grande at the Cachoeira da Feticeira (RJ) Brasil

3:16 min by aitzco
Views: 4590 Rating: 3.88

Alex's magical moment at the waterfall, with wonderfull musicians from Catalunia. - By Alex Itzco Cachoeira (text in english and spanish): El año pasado cuando me fui de Ilha Grande, sabía que me iba ..


2:39 min by FBInternational2011
Views: 660 Rating: 5.00

AQUARIO HOSTEL BOAT PARTY ( FABIO BIGGIE ) - A whole day trip throughtout Ilha Grande's most beautiful Islands & Beaches, with beatiful people, a enchanting sightseeing and CAIPIRINHAS & BBQ all day l ..

A viagem no VISION

1:20 min by angularv
Views: 352 Rating: 5.00


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Interesting facts about this location

Praia do Sul Biological Reserve

Praia do Sul Biological Reserve is a biological reserve on the island of Ilha Grande, in the State of Rio de Janeiro, in Brazil. As soon as it was created on 2 December 1981, it fell under the auspices of the State Environmental Engineering Foundation (FEEMA). It has 3.600 ha.

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Located at -23.18 -44.29 (Lat./Long.); Less than 6 km away
Tags: Biological reserves of Brazil, Protected areas established in 1981, Protected areas of Rio de Janeiro (state)

Vila do Abraão

Vila do Abraão is the town on Ilha Grande. It is part of the Angra dos Reis municipality in the state of Rio de Janeiro. The town is located in a cove and is the largest urban center on the island, with roughly 3,000 inhabitants. It contains most of the island's infrastructure and is therefore considered the "capital" of the island.

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Located at -23.15 -44.17 (Lat./Long.); Less than 7 km away
Tags: Populated places in Rio de Janeiro (state)

Ilha Grande

Ilha Grande ('Big Island') is an island located off the coast of Rio de Janeiro state, Brazil, and part of the municipality of Angra dos Reis. The island is largely undeveloped and noted for its scenic beauty, which includes tropical beaches, luxuriant vegetation and a rugged landscape. The land area is 193 km² and the highest point is Pico da Pedra D'Água, at 1031 m. It once held a notorious prison, now closed.

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Located at -23.13 -44.17 (Lat./Long.); Less than 7 km away
Tags: Geography of Rio de Janeiro (state), Islands of Brazil, Parks in Brazil, Protected areas of Rio de Janeiro (state)

Angra dos Reis meteorite

The Angra dos Reis meteorite is the type specimen of the angrite group. It was observed when it fell to earth in 1869.

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Located at -22.97 -44.32 (Lat./Long.); Less than 22 km away
Tags: Meteorites found in Brazil


Mangaratiba is a municipality located in the Brazilian state of Rio de Janeiro. Its population is 29,272 (2005) and its area is 352 km². Muddy beaches and the incongruous industrial presence of the Terminal de Sepetiba put off many people stopping at Mangaratiba. The town setting is attractive, with a mountain backdrop, a beautiful bay in front with fishing boats at anchor and a late eighteenth-century church dominating the main square.

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Located at -22.96 -44.04 (Lat./Long.); Less than 29 km away
Tags: Populated places in Rio de Janeiro (state)