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The church was re-named after the building of a church with a reproduction of the Virgen de Copacabana, the protectress of Bolivia. The Copacabana coast on the Atlantic coast extends from Posto Dois (lifeguard watch tower two) to Posto Seis (lifeguard watch tower six). At both ends of Copacabana beaches are historical fortresses; Fort Copacabana, constructed in 1914, is at the southern end of Posto Seis and Fort Duque de Caxias, constructed in 1779, at the northern end.
4 ] Hotels, cafés, pubs, nightclubs and houses punctuate the esplanade to Avenida Atlântica. The Copacabana State is the FIFA World Cup's formal site. Panoramic view of the Copacabana beaches.
Copacabana is a large cobbled area (...) (4 km long). Copacabana esplanade was created by Roberto Burle Marx. IBGE reports that 160,000 are in Copacabana and 44,000 or 27. 6 ] Copacabana has an area of 7.84 km²[data required], which gives the municipality a dense urban area of 20,400 inhabitants perkm².
Copacabana was one of the best neighbourhoods in Brazil when Rio was the city. Copacabana is served by more than 40 different buses  and three underground stations: Atlântica Avenida ( "Atlantic Avenue"), a 6-lane, 4 km long alley on the beach, Nossa Senhora de Copacabana and Barata Ribeiro/Raul Pompéia Street, both 4-lane and 3-lane.
Most of her orange load got rinsed off on the shore. 9 ] Lately, the shore has been a place for big free gigs that had nothing to do with the year-end celebrations. Lenny Kravitz appeared there in front of 300,000 spectators on a Monday evening on March 21, 2005. Five million souls on the beaches.
The 7th July 2007 saw the start of the Brasilian stage of the Live Earth concert on the shore, which drew 400,000 souls. 100,000 crowds crowded the sandy beaches for a massive celebration on October 2, 2009, when the IOC declared that Rio would host the 2016 Olympic Games. It was here that 11 of the 15 FIFA World Cups took place.
The closing ceremony of WYD 2013 took place on the shore on 28 July 2013. Some 3 million persons, among them 3 president, came to Pope Francis as he was celebrating Christmas service. Copacabana was the venue for the Olympic Games in August 2016. New Year' s Eve in Rio de Janeiro is one of the biggest New Year' s Eve fires in the whole Rio de Janeiro region, and lasts 15 to 20 mins.
It' esteemed that 2 million spectators go to Copacabana Beach to see the show. It has become one of Rio de Janeiro's greatest touristic sites, drawing tourists from all over Brazil and from different parts of the globe.
Sylvester has been held on the Copacabana coast since the 1950' s, when Africans such as Candomblé and Umbanda came together for small groups of rituals in the city. A New Year's Eve 1992 evaluation showed the risk associated with the increase in the number of visitors to Copacabana beaches after the fireworkers.
From 1993-94 there have been a series of shows on the island's shores to keep the audience entertained. The Tribute to Tom Jobim - with Gal Costa, Gilberto Gil, Caetano Veloso, Chico Buarque and Paulinho da Viola - consolidates the shows in the Copacabana Réveillon. Top 10 most loved sands in the world, seaside holidays".
Retracted 2016-05-25. Archiveed from the orginal on September 1, 2007. Accessed October 6, 2007. Archiveed from the orginal on October 8, 2007. Accessed October 6, 2007. "UMRIO.NET História de Copacabana". Copacabana.com. Retracted 2016-05-25. Archiveed from the orginal on October 31, 2007. Accessed October 6, 2007. Archiveed from the orginal on October 5, 2007.
Accessed October 8, 2007. Accessed January 21, 2009. "Bear Buddy welcome Rio World Cup - CCTV News - CCTV.com English". Retracted 2016-05-25. A História do Réveillon de Copacabana. Retracted 2016-05-25.