Rio de Janeiro is the second largest city in Brazil. It is the second most populous metropolitan area in the country. It was home to the Portuguese Imperial family and capital of the country from 1621 to 1815. Rio de Janeiro has inherited a strong cultural role from the past.In the late 19th century the city was the scenery of the first Brazilian film and its landscapes have been portrayed in many movies and soap operas since then.
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