19 May 2014

#586 São Paulo, Brazil

Arpoador (literally, the harpoon thrower) is a region located on the southern zone of the city Rio de Janeiro, in a small peninsula between Ipanema and Copacabana. It is not officially recognized as a neighborhood of Rio de Janeiro, with part of its territory belonging officially to the neighborhood of Ipanema, and the remaining part belonging officially to the neighborhood of Copacabana.

Copacabana is a bairro (neighborhood) located in the South Zone of the city of Rio de JaneiroBrazil. It is known for its 4 km balneario beach, which is one of the most famous in the world.

Part of Rio de Janeiro: Carioca Landscape between the Mountains and Sea.

Date of Inscription on the List of UNESCO WHS: 2012

Date of Issue: October 3, 2013 - Diplomatic Relations

Thank you, Christelle !

Sent on: March 24, 2014
Received on: May 19, 2014

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