Avenida Brasil (Rio de Janeiro)

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Avenida Brasil is an expressway-like thoroughfare in Rio de Janeiro. At 58.5 kilometres (36.4 mi), it is the biggest avenue in extension in Brazil, as well as the largest urban track of BR-101. Av. Brasil was first proposed in 1939 and was inaugurated 7 years later, and currently goes through 26 neighbourhoods of Rio de Janeiro. [1]

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The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to Rio de Janeiro: