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Teresópolis

Teresopolis
Administration
Full nameTeresópolis
Native nameMunicípio de Teresópolis
Motto"Sub Digitum Dei"
(Latin for, "Under God's Finger")
CountryBrazil
RegionSoutheast
StateRio de Janeiro
Founded1891
Government
MayorJorge Mário Sedlacek (PT)
Geography
Total Area297.4 sq mi (770.5 km2)
Elevation2857.6 ft (871 m)
Demography
Total Population150921 (2006)
Density (pop.)195.9/km2 (507.4/sq mi)
Other information
Time zoneUTC-3 (UTC-3)

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Teresópolis (-ptteɾeˈzɔpolis) is a Brazilian municipality located in the state of Rio de Janeiro, in a mountainous region known as Região Serrana. The Serra dos Órgãos National Park lies partly within the city limits.


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