Presidente Vargas Station

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Presidente Vargas

Estação Presidente Vargas
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LocationAvenida Presidente Vargas
Rio de Janeiro
Brazil
Coordinates 22°54′37″S43°11′53″W / 22.9102662°S 43.1979273°W / -22.9102662; -43.1979273
Operated by Metrô Rio
Line(s) Line 1
Line 2
Other information
Station codePVG
History
Opened1979
Services
Preceding station  Metrô Rio  Following station
toward  Uruguai
Line 1
toward  General Osório
toward  Pavuna
Line 2
toward  Botafogo
Location
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Presidente Vargas
Location within Rio de Janeiro

Presidente Vargas Station (Portuguese : Estação Presidente Vargas) is a subway station on the Rio de Janeiro Metro that services the Rio de Janeiro downtown. [1]

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References

  1. "Presidente Vargas - Sobre a Estação". MetrôRio. Retrieved 15 September 2014.