Nova Friburgo

      city, east-central Rio de Janeiro estado (state), in eastern Brazil, on the Rio Grande in the Serra de Nova Friburgo, 2,776 feet (846 m) above sea level.

      Nova Friburgo has textile mills but is best known as a summer mountain resort built in Swiss Alpine style and for several stunning waterfalls that are nearby. The city can be reached by railroad and highway from Niterói, to the southwest, and from Rio de Janeiro, the state capital. Pop. (2005 est.) 155,300.

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