Petropolis ('The Imperial City'), Brazil. The town's name ('City of Peter') honors Emperor Pedro II, the nation's second monarch and son of Pedro I. The city was the summer residence of the Brazilian Emperors and aristocrats in the 19th century, and was the official capital of the state of Rio de Janeiro between 1894 and 1903.
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Creation Date: 28th September 2010
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