Duque De Caxias Tourism, Brazil

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Duque de Caxias (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈduki dʒi kaˈʃiɐʃ], Duke of Caxias) is a city on Guanabara Bay in Rio de Janeiro state, southeastern Brazil. It is bordered by Rio de Janeiro city to the south. Its population was 873,921 (2013) and its area is 465 km², making it the second most populous suburb of Rio de Janeiro city The city is the third most populous in Rio de Janeiro Metropolitan Area. The current mayor is Alexandre Cardoso. It is named after Luís Alves de Lima e Silva, Duke of Caxias, who was born there in 1803. The city is the seat of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Duque de Caxias. Its important industries are chemicals and oil refining. Duque de Caxias Futebol Clube is the local football team of the city. The club plays their home matches at Estádio Romário de Souza Faria, which has a maximum capacity of 10,000 people. Estádio De Los Larios, located in the district of Xerém, has a maximum capacity of 11,000 people and it is the home ground of Esporte Clube Tigres do Brasil.


This is a perfect opportunity to take a break from your routine and enjoy a fun-filled holiday. Duque De Caxias in Brazil is an ideal destination for a vacation! Duque De Caxias is located at a short trip away from Rio De Janeiro a major city in Brazil. So, ideally any vacation planner would recommend you to visit Rio De Janeiro for its bountiful attractions like Cristo Redentor On Corcovado, Pao De Acucar, Sugarloaf Mountain on your trip to Duque De Caxias. Also, to reach Duque De Caxias, you'll have to take a flight to Rio De Janeiro; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. A vacation to Duque De Caxias can typically be of 1-2 days. Immerse in the spirit of the city and you'll not miss your home.

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Facts and Stats for Duque De Caxias*

  • Pollution Statistics in Duque De Caxias

    Know the pollution level of Duque De Caxias before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 57.69 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 75.66 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 64.86 (High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 71.28 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 58.33 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 68.33 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 51.64 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 50.35 (Moderate)
  • Duque De Caxias: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Duque De Caxias for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Duque De Caxias.

    • Burglary and Theft 60.48 (High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 87.2 (Very High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 90.19 (Very High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 93.4 (Very High)
    • Car Stealing 79.12 (High)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 80.38 (Very High)
    • Attacks 72.66 (High)
    • Drug offense 82.87 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 31.34 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during night 11.91 (Very Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 57.79 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 40.84 (Moderate)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 81.14 (Very High)
  • Living in Duque De Caxias - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Duque De Caxias is 69.83 (Low)

    • Safety Index 22.12 (Low)
    • Climate Index 87.38 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 71.03 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 53.43 (High)
    • Cost of Living Index 52.09 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 43.38 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 23.48 (Very High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 37.61 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Duque De Caxias

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Duque De Caxias

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.49 USD
    • International Movie per seat 8.87 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 45.97 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 93.7 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 60.85 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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