Resende, Rio de Janeiro

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Location in Rio de Janeiro state
Location in Rio de Janeiro state
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Coordinates: 22°28′8″S 44°26′49″W / 22.46889°S 44.44694°W / -22.46889; -44.44694Coordinates: 22°28′8″S 44°26′49″W / 22.46889°S 44.44694°W / -22.46889; -44.44694
Kintra Brazil
RegionSootheast Region
StateRio de Janeiro
 • Total1094 km2 (422 sq mi)
 • Total125,214
 • Density110/km2 (300/sq mi)
Time zoneBRT/BRST (UTC-3/-2)

Resende (Portuguese pronunciation: [ʁeˈzẽdʒi]) is a municipality in the Brazilian state o Rio de Janeiro. The population is 125,214 (2015 est.) in a aurie o 1094 km².[1] Resendense refers tae fowk or things that come frae or inhabit Resende. It is the auldest toun in this region, which haes boondars wi the state o São Paulo an Minas Gerais. It is a important industrial, automotive, metallurgical, an tourist center, an heidquairters o the warld's seicont-lairgest militar complex, the Academia Militar das Agulhas Negras (AMAN). Resende is o naitional importance an hooses the Nuclear Fuel Factory complex o the "Indústrias Nucleares" o Brasil (Brazilian Nuclear Factories), the anerly ane able tae enrich uranium. Resende's automotive aurie hauds MAN Latin America (umwhile Volkswagen Trucks and Buses), the biggest truck an bus factory o Brazil, limitit tae PSA Peugeot Citroën an Michelin.

The toun haes the follaein tourist attractions: Visconde de Mauá, Parque Nacional do Itatiaia, Engenheiro Passos, AMAN, Serrinha do Alambari, Penedo (which belang the ceety o Itatiaia), the Cachoeira da Fumaça, an some o the ceety's hooses. Resende is hame tae the lairgest theater in Laitin Americae, The Academy Theater wi a capacity o 2,884 fowk. Resende is crossed bi Rodovia Presidente Dutra, the maist important Brazilian road. The municipality haes a big territorial extension, 1.144 km², as mentioned afore, the biggest in the aurie atween Rio an São Paulo, atween the municipalities traversed bi the road which connects thaim. Resende is servit bi Resende Airport.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

The toun wis foondit in the middle o the 18t century an wis cried Nossa Senhora da Conceição do Campo Alegre da Paraíba Nova (Oor Lady o the Joyful Field o New Paraíba) at first. The first inhabitants, the Puris Indians, cried it Timburibá. On 29 September 1801 it wis renamit Resende, efter the act o 13th vice-regent o Brazil an 2nt Coont o Resende, General José Luís de Castro. The Academia Militar de Agulhas Negras militar academy (AMAN) (Black Needles Militar Academy, namit efter the local rock fuirmation) is locatit in Resende. The development wis fast due tae the proximity o twa metropolises, an tae Minas Gerais state.

Economy[eedit | eedit soorce]

Resende's main economy is coffee an milk in the agricultural sector, uranium refinin, vehicle manufacturin, which includes Volkswagen Truck & Bus factories. Resende conteens the heidquairters o TV Rio Sul, a affiliate o Globo Network Television.

Tourism[eedit | eedit soorce]

Marechal Castelo Branco Avenue, in Resende

Its geografie includes Mantiqueira Muntains, the Pico das Agulhas Negras an the Paraíba do Sul. Tourist attractions near Resende include Visconde de Mauá an Penedo, twa smaw veelages wi restaurants, inns an cottages an the first Brazilian Naitional Pairk, cried Parque Nacional do Itatiaia (PNI).

The municipality conteens the 6.7 hectare (17 acre) Rio Pombo Naitur Pairk, established in 1988.[2] It forbye conteens the 5,760 hectare (14,200 acre) Serrinha do Alambari Environmental Protection Aurie (en), creatit in 1991.[3][4]

Sport[eedit | eedit soorce]

The fitbaa club Resende Futebol Clube wan the 2007 Campeonato Carioca Seicont Level, an competit in the 2008 an 2009 Campeonato Carioca saisons. The club plays its hame matches at Estádio Municipal do Trabalhador, which haes a maximum capacity o 10,000 fowk.

Freemit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística
  2. ParPombo (PDF) (in Portuguese), Mosaico Mantiqueira, retrieved 27 September 2016
  3. APA da Serrinha do Alambari (in Portuguese), Prefeitura de Resende, archived frae the original on 2 October 2016, retrieved 28 September 2016
  4. o mosaico mantiqueira (in Portuguese), Mosaico Mantiqueira, archived frae the original on 27 September 2016, retrieved 26 September 2016

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