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Nilópolis (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈnjilɔpʊˈʎiʃ]) is a municipality in Brazil, located in the Rio de Janeiro state's southwestern region, bordering São João de Meriti, Mesquita and Rio de Janeiro. It is the smallest municipality in Rio de Janeiro state, with a total area of 19.39 km². The population of 157,483 inhabitants living in an area of 9 km² and the remaining area corresponds to the Gericinó's Natural Park. Officially, the population density exceeds 8,120 inhabitants/km², but if calculated just 9 km² occupied, it becomes the most densely populated city in Brazil with more than 17.400 inhabitants/km². Currently, São João de Meriti has the highest population density, with 12,897 inhabitants/km².


Find crucial information and trip planning details about Nilópolis, which is a city in Brazil. When planning a trip to Nilópolis, make sure you visit its near-by prime city of Rio De Janeiro. Take a short trip from Nilópolis and set some time aside to explore the Rio De Janeiro. Dotted with places like Cristo Redentor On Corcovado, Pao De Acucar, Sugarloaf Mountain; it will definitely be a good idea. Most online packages to this city are of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Nilópolis*

  • Pollution Statistics in Nilópolis

    Know the pollution level of Nilópolis before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 57.33 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 75.34 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 63.38 (High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 71.48 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 58 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 67.71 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 51.03 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 50 (Moderate)
  • Nilópolis: Crime and Safety

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

    • Burglary and Theft 59.54 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 86.75 (Very High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 89.76 (Very High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 93.13 (Very High)
    • Car Stealing 78.4 (High)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 80.08 (Very High)
    • Attacks 71.78 (High)
    • Drug offense 82.2 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 32.37 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during night 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 58.15 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 40.77 (Moderate)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 80.97 (Very High)
  • Living in Nilópolis - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Nilópolis is 72.57 (Moderate)

    • Safety Index 22.61 (Low)
    • Climate Index 87.38 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 70.53 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 52.68 (High)
    • Cost of Living Index 56.13 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 42.39 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 21.61 (Very High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 39.43 (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 Nilópolis

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Nilópolis

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.55 USD
    • International Movie per seat 9.26 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 47.96 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 97.45 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 64.71 USD

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

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