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Duque de Caxias

Duque de Caxias (dōˈkĭ dĭ käshˈyəs) [key], city (1996 pop. 712,370), Rio de Janeiro state, SE Brazil, on Guanabara Bay. It is a commercial and industrial suburb of the city of Rio de Janeiro. Its industries include oil refining.

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