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Rio Grande Travel Guide, Brazil

Rio Grande, Brazil - Overview: Silvery Sand and Pure Atlantic Air

Lying almost on the fringes of South America and touching the Atlantic shores, Rio Grande boasts of the second purest air in the world. It is also important because of its geographical placement. The city offers white silvery sand, lagoons. Rio Grande also offers a quintessential surfing area.


Rio Grande is located on the northeastern part of Brazil.


A part of Rio Grande registers humid tropical climate. The humidity is attributable to its Atlantic coastline. It also has partially arid climate in its interiors. These parts can suffer drought and receive little rainfall.


Browns lead the demography with 60 percent of population. Whites follow them and blacks are scattered few and far between.


Rio Grande celebrates during the winter solstice. The summer solstice is relatively barren. Saint John’s Day, Saint Anthony’s Day and Midsummer’s Day are amongst the other festivities, which are highly recognized. There are processions and bonfires everywhere in the area. Rio Grande celebrates its half a week of revelry leading up to the Ash Wednesday.


Service sector rules with over 50 percent of accountability towards GDP. Very near to the city is the industrial sector. Agriculture is a tertiary level thing in Rio Grande. With its export of fish, cotton, petroleum, cashew, sugar and a lot more, Rio Grande gives a neat impression. Of late, lot of emphasis is being provided on tourism as well. Tourist resorts and complete hospitality industry is developing in Rio Grande. Its economy is bolstered by the production of Carnauba Wax exclusive to the region.


Air link - Augusto Severo International Airport is its connecting artery through air. It is a reputed company and receives charter flights from Denmark, Sweden and Finland. It connects Rio Grande to the world.

Highway link - You can reach Rio Grande via the BR- 101, 104, 110, and 226.

Port Links – Port Links is attached to Europe via straight links of navigation. The major ports of Europe accessed this way are Rotterdam (in the Netherlands), Sheerness and Vigo.

Overall, Rio Grande looks towards being an influential economy. People of the city are hard working and have been positively inclined towards developing the economy of the city.

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