About Sao Goncalo

São Gonçalo is a municipality located in the Brazilian state of Rio de Janeiro. It is located at 22 ° 49'37 "south latitude and 43 º 03'14" west longitude at an altitude of 19 metres (62 feet) above sea level. Its population in 2009 is 1,010,212 inhabitants, being the second most populous city in the state after the capital. Integrates the Metropolitan Region of Rio de Janeiro