Brazil (World Cup)

Rio De Janeiro: A Game of Two Halves
Bright Lights, Big City

Rio de Janeiro (from the Portuguese, meaning “January River”) is the second largest city of Brazil after São Paulo, and the third largest
metropolitan area in South America. Often just called “Rio”, there are approximately 6.3 million people living within the city proper, making it the 26th most populous in the world. Part of the city has been designated as a World Heritage Site, with the “Carioca Landscapes between the Mountain and the Sea” identified by UNESCO on 1st July 2012 in the category Cultural Landscape.

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The Big Picture is a static feature located within Hartlepool College of Further Education in one of its public areas. It is closely tied to the College’s RESPECT campaign, which promotes equality, fairness and understanding for all individuals across a range of social, moral and historic topics. RESPECT is a valuable resource that links to a range of teaching, learning and tutorial activities and involves and applies to everyone who works or studies in the College.