São Gonçalo Tourism, Brazil

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São Gonçalo (Portuguese pronunciation: [sɐ̃w ɡõˈsalu]) is a municipality located in the Brazilian state of Rio de Janeiro. It is on northeastern Guanabara Bay in the Rio de Janeiro Metropolitan Area. It is located at 22 ° 49'37 "south latitude and 43 º 03'14" west longitude at an altitude of 19 metres (62 feet) above sea level. Its population in 2009 is 1,010,212 inhabitants, being the second most populous city in the state after the capital.


If you are looking for travel information of São Gonçalo in Brazil, you've come to the right place. São Gonçalo is located at a short trip away from Rio De Janeiro a major city in Brazil. Rio De Janeiro is bestowed with interesting set of attractions like Cristo Redentor On Corcovado, Pao De Acucar, Sugarloaf Mountain. A vacation to São Gonçalo 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 São Gonçalo*

  • Pollution Statistics in São Gonçalo

    Know the pollution level of São Gonçalo before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 53.13 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 67.86 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 65.63 (High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 68.75 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 56.25 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 75 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 43.75 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 59.38 (Moderate)
  • São Gonçalo: Crime and Safety

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

    • Burglary and Theft 39.47 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 84.21 (Very High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 92.11 (Very High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 94.74 (Very High)
    • Car Stealing 80.26 (Very High)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 61.84 (High)
    • Attacks 52.63 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 72.37 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 48.68 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during night 9.21 (Very Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 28.95 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 14.47 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 72.37 (High)
  • Living in São Gonçalo - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of São Gonçalo is 82.98 (Moderate)

    • Safety Index 30.35 (Low)
    • Climate Index 89.26 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 67.33 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 84.17 (Very High)
    • Cost of Living Index 47.56 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 49.69 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 14.54 (High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 61.12 (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 São Gonçalo

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in São Gonçalo

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.34 USD
    • International Movie per seat 8.77 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 56.16 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 108.22 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 67.85 USD

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

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