Rio Claro Tourism, Brazil

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Rio Claro is a city in the state of São Paulo in Brazil. The elevation is 613 m. It was incorporated as the village of São João Batista do Ribeirão Claro in 1827, and this incorporation is celebrated every year on June 24 as a municipal holiday. The name was changed later to Rio Claro. Starting in the 19th century, Rio Claro attracted large numbers of immigrants from European countries, especially from Germany, Switzerland and Italy, but also from Spain, Portugal, some Eastern European countries, and a substantial community of Christian Arabs from the then Ottoman Empire (mostly Syrian and Lebanese). Japanese immigrants arrived later. There is also a large population of Afro-Brazilians. Rio Claro used to play a very important role in the railway system of São Paulo state. Rio Claro hosts one public university, UNESP, offering courses in Geology, Geography, Environmental Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science, Physical Education, Ecology, Biology and Pedagogy (teacher training). * Horto Florestal "Edmundo Navarro de Andrade" en Rio Claro, São Paulo, Brazil * Picture of the forest park of Edmundo Navarro de Andrade. * Aerial view of the Aeroclub of Rio Claro.


A place in Brazil, Rio Claro is an interesting place to visit, given its unique culture, history and character. Rio Claro is located at a short trip away from Sao Paulo a major city in Brazil. Sao Paulo, is a worth visiting city owing to its prime attractions like Ibirapuera Park, Museu Da Lingua Portuguesa, Museu Do Futebol. A holiday in Rio Claro can generally be of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Rio Claro*

  • Pollution Statistics in Rio Claro

    Know the pollution level of Rio Claro before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 75 (High)
    • Water Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 50 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 75 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 50 (Moderate)
  • Rio Claro: Crime and Safety

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

    • Burglary and Theft 100 (Very High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 100 (Very High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 100 (Very High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 100 (Very High)
    • Car Stealing 100 (Very High)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 75 (High)
    • Attacks 25 (Low)
    • Drug offense 100 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 25 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 100 (Very High)
  • Living in Rio Claro - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 23.44 (Low)
    • Climate Index 97.14 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 74.14 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 30 (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 Rio Claro

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Rio Claro

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.46 USD
    • International Movie per seat 5.61 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 46.51 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 95.49 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 47.43 USD

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