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São Gonçalo

São Gonçalo (souN gŏnsäˈlŏ) [key], city (1990 pop. 827,967), Rio de Janeiro state, SE Brazil, on Guanabara Bay opposite the city of Rio de Janeiro. It is a distribution point and a manufacturing center.

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