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Rio or Río is the Portuguese, Spanish, Italian, and Maltese word for "
river A river is a natural flowing watercourse, usually freshwater, flowing towards an ocean, sea, lake or another river. In some cases, a river flows into the ground and becomes dry at the end of its course without reaching another body of water ...

river
". When spoken on its own, the word often means
Rio de Janeiro Rio de Janeiro (; ;), or simply Rio, is the List of largest cities in Brazil, second-most populous city in Brazil and the Largest cities in the Americas, sixth-most populous in the Americas. Rio de Janeiro is the capital of States of Brazil, the ...

Rio de Janeiro
, a major city in Brazil. Rio or Río may also refer to:


Geography


Brazil

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Rio de Janeiro Rio de Janeiro (; ;), or simply Rio, is the List of largest cities in Brazil, second-most populous city in Brazil and the Largest cities in the Americas, sixth-most populous in the Americas. Rio de Janeiro is the capital of States of Brazil, the ...

Rio de Janeiro
* Rio do Sul, a town in the state of Santa Catarina, Brazil


Mexico

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Río Bec
Río Bec
, a Mayan archaeological site in Mexico * Río Bravo, Tamaulipas, a city in Mexico


United States

* Rio, a location in
Deerpark, New York Deerpark is a town A town is a human settlement. Towns are generally larger than villages and smaller than city, cities, though the criteria to distinguish between them vary considerably in different parts of the world. Origin and ...
, US *
Rio, Florida Rio is a census-designated place (CDP) in Martin County, Florida, Martin County, Florida, United States. The population was 1,028 at the 2000 census. Rio is pronounced locally as if it were spelled "Rye-oh." It is part of the Port St. Lucie, Florida ...
, a small town in Martin County, US * Rio, Georgia, an unincorporated community * Rio, Illinois, a village in Knox County, US * Rio, Virginia, a community in Albemarle County, US *
Rio, West Virginia Rio (pronounced RYE-O) is an unincorporated community File:Entering Heinola, Minnesota.jpg, Sign at Heinola, Minnesota, Heinola, an unincorporated community in Otter Tail County, Minnesota An unincorporated area is a region not governed by a loc ...
, a village in Hampshire County, US * Rio, Wisconsin, a village in Columbia County, US * El Río, Las Piedras, Puerto Rico, a barrio * Río Arriba, Añasco, Puerto Rico, a barrio *
Río Arriba, Arecibo, Puerto Rico
Río Arriba, Arecibo, Puerto Rico
, a barrio * Río Arriba, Fajardo, Puerto Rico, a barrio * Río Arriba, Vega Baja, Puerto Rico, a barrio *
Río Abajo, Ceiba, Puerto Rico Río Abajo is a barrio ''Barrio'' () is a Spanish word meaning " quarter" or " neighborhood". In the modern Spanish language, “barrio” is generally defined as each area of a city, usually differentiated by functional (e.g., residential, comme ...
, a barrio * Río Abajo, Cidra, Puerto Rico, a barrio * Río Abajo, Humacao, Puerto Rico, a barrio * Río Abajo, Utuado, Puerto Rico, a barrio *
Río Abajo, Vega Baja, Puerto Rico Río Abajo is a barrio ''Barrio'' () is a Spanish language, Spanish word meaning "Quarter (urban subdivision), quarter" or "neighborhood". In the modern Spanish language, “barrio” is generally defined as each area of a city, usually different ...
, a barrio *
Rio Creek, Wisconsin Rio Creek is an unincorporated community File:Entering Heinola, Minnesota.jpg, Sign at Heinola, Minnesota, Heinola, an unincorporated community in Otter Tail County, Minnesota An unincorporated area is a region not governed by a local municipal ...
, an unincorporated community in Kewaunee County, US *
Rio Grande Valley (Texas) The Lower Rio Grande Valley ( es, Valle del Río Grande), commonly known as the Rio Grande Valley or locally as The Valley, is a socio-cultural region spanning the border of Texas Texas (, ) is a state in the South Central United States, ...
, a location in south Texas *
RIO Washingtonian CenterRIO Washingtonian Center also stylized as rio is a hybrid power center and lifestyle center A lifestyle center (American English American English (AmE, AE, AmEng, USEng, en-US), sometimes called United States English or U.S. English, is t ...
(also stylized as rio), a shopping center in Gaithersburg, Maryland, US


Elsewhere

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Rio, Italy Rio is a ''comune The (; plural: ) is a local administrative division of Italy Italy ( it, Italia ), officially the Italian Republic ( it, Repubblica Italiana, links=no ), is a country consisting of a Northern Italy, continental part ...
, a municipality on the island of Elba in Tuscany *
Rio, Greece Rio ( el, Ρίο, ''Río'', formerly , ''Rhíon''; Latin Latin (, or , ) is a classical language belonging to the Italic languages, Italic branch of the Indo-European languages. Latin was originally spoken in the area around Rome, known as ...
, a community in suburban Patras *
Río Bravo, Suchitepéquez Río Bravo is a town, with a population of 15,391 (2018 census),Citypopulation.de
Population of cities & towns ...
, a town in Guatemala *
Rio Grande (disambiguation) Rio Grande The Rio Grande ( or ; known in Mexico as Río Bravo del Norte, or simply Río Bravo) is one of the principal river A river is a natural flowing watercourse, usually freshwater, flowing towards an ocean, sea, lake or another ri ...
*
Río Muni Río Muni (called ''Mbini'' in Fang The four canines, or fangs, of a domestic cat. (The largest two teeth of the top and bottom rows of teeth.) A fang is a long, pointed tooth A tooth (plural teeth) is a hard, calcified structure fou ...
, the mainland of Equatorial Guinea *
Rio Tuba , officially the ( tgl, Bayan ng ), is a in the province A province is almost always an administrative division Administrative division, administrative unitArticle 3(1). , country subdivision, administrative region, subnational entity ...
, a barrio in the province of Palawan, Philippines


People


Given name or nickname

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Rio Ferdinand Rio Gavin Ferdinand (born 7 November 1978) is an English former professional footballer who played as a centre-back In the sport Sport pertains to any form of Competition, competitive physical activity or game that aims to use, mainta ...

Rio Ferdinand
(born 1978), English football player *
Rio Haryanto Rio Haryanto (born 22 January 1993) is an Indonesian racing driver who currently competes in Blancpain GT World Challenge Asia The GT World Challenge Asia (formerly Blancpain GT Series Asia and Blancpain GT World Challenge Asia) is a Grand tour ...
(born 1993), Indonesian racing driver *
Rio Matsumoto is a Japanese actress, model and singer. She has had a prolific career in television drama series since the mid-1990s and since 2003 has also been in several films. She was formerly known as Megumi Matsumoto (松本恵). Acting career Televis ...
(born 1982), Japanese actress, model and singer *
Rio Mavuba Rio or Río is the Portuguese, Spanish, Italian, and Maltese word for "river". When spoken on its own, the word often means Rio de Janeiro, a major city in Brazil. Rio or Río may also refer to: Geography Brazil * Rio de Janeiro * Rio do Sul, a t ...
(born 1984), French football player * Rio Natsuki (born 1969), Japanese voice actress * Rio Reiser (1950–1996), German singer *, Japanese writer *, Japanese swimmer * Rio Suzuki (born 2005), Japanese child actress *
Tina Yuzuki , also known as Rio, is a Japanese actress, singer and former AV idol who debuted as an AV actress in 2005, appearing in videos produced by the Max-A and S1 studios. After starring in AVs in various genres during her first year in the industry, ...
(born 1986), also known as Rio, Japanese AV idol


Surname

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Al Rio Álvaro Araújo Lourenço do Rio (19 May 1962 – 31 January 2012) – known professionally as Al Rio – was a Brazilian comic book artist, best known for his " good girl" illustration work, particularly on the American comic book ...

Al Rio
(1962–2012), Brazilian comic book artist * Michel Rio (footballer) (born 1963), former French footballer * Michel Rio (born 1945), French writer and novelist * Patrice Rio (born 1948), former French footballer * Alexis-François Rio (1797–1874), French author and art critic


Entertainment


Film

* ''Rio'' (1939 film), starring Basil Rathbone * ''Rio'' (2011 film), a 2011 animated film from 20th Century Fox and Blue Sky Studios ** ''
Rio 2 ''Rio 2'' is a 2014 American 3D film, 3D Computer-animated film, computer-animated Musical film, musical comedy film produced by Blue Sky Studios and directed by Carlos Saldanha. It is the sequel to the 2011 computer-animated film ''Rio (2011 film ...

Rio 2
'', the 2014 sequel


Television and anime

* "Rio" (''CSI: Miami''), the first episode in Season 5 (September 2006) of the American television program ''CSI: Miami'' * '' Rio: Rainbow Gate!'', a 2011 anime series based on a pachinko franchise by Tecmo


Fictional characters

* Rio (''Shaman King''), a character in the anime series ''Shaman King'' * Rio, the
main villain from ''Juken Sentai Gekiranger''
main villain from ''Juken Sentai Gekiranger''
, a 2007 Japanese tokusatsu television series * Rio, a
character in the web-show ''NX Files''
character in the web-show ''NX Files''
, running since 2005 * Rio Kastle, a character in the anime series ''
Yu-Gi-Oh! Zexal , stylized as Yu-Gi-Oh! ZEXAL, is a Japanese manga and anime series and the third spin-off of the ''Yu-Gi-Oh!'' franchise, after the preceding ''Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D's''. The manga began serialization in Shueisha's ''V Jump'' magazine from Decembe ...
'' * Rio Nakamura, a character in the anime series ''
Assassination Classroom is a Japanese science fiction comedy manga series written and illustrated by Yūsei Matsui. The series follows the daily life of an extremely powerful octopus-like being working as a junior high homeroom teacher, and his students dedicated ...
'' * Rio "Rollins" Tachibana, a character who appears in the ''Rio: Rainbow Gate'' anime, as well as some titles in the '' Dead or Alive'' video games * Rio Wellard, a character from ''The Story of Tracy Beaker'' series 4-5, portrayed by
Craig Roberts Craig Haydn Roberts (born 21 January 1991) is a Welsh actor, writer and director. He is best known for his lead roles as Oliver Tate in the coming-of-age Coming of age is a young person's transition from being a child to being an adult. ...

Craig Roberts
* Rio (''Money Heist''), a code-name for a character in Netflix series ''Money Heist'' * Rio Futaba (双葉 理央), one of the main characters of the light novel and anime series
Seishun Buta Yarō ''Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai'', known in Japan under the general title and short name , is a Japanese light novel A is a style of Japanese young adult novel primarily targeting high school and middle school students. ...
* the name of a Lake District town in
Swallows and Amazons ''Swallows and Amazons'' is a children's adventure novel by English author Arthur Ransome and first published on 21 July 1930 by Jonathan Cape. Set in the summer of 1929 in the Lake District The Lake District, also known as the Lakes or ...
, an English children's novel


Games

* ''Rio'' (video game), the 2011 tie-in game for Nintendo DS, Wii, PS3, and Xbox 360 * ''
Angry Birds Rio ''Angry Birds Rio'' was the third puzzle A puzzle is a game with separate sliding drawer, from 1390–1353 BC, made of glazed faience, dimensions: 5.5 × 7.7 × 21 cm, in the Brooklyn Museum (New York City) '', 1560, Piete ...
'', an edition of the game ''Angry Birds'' tying into the release of ''Rio''


Music

* R.I.O. (band), a German dance band *
Los del Río Los del Río (, "Those from the River"), also known as The Del Rios, are a Spanish Latin pop Latin pop ( Spanish and Portuguese: ) is a pop music Pop is a genre of popular music that originated in its modern form during the mid-1950s in t ...

Los del Río
, the Spanish music duo that gained international fame for their 1995 song "Macarena" *
Rock in Opposition , London. The ticket below the flyer reads: "FIVE ROCK GROUPS THE RECORD COMPANIES DON'T WANT YOU TO HEAR." Rock in Opposition or RIO was a Social movement, movement representing a collective of Progressive rock, progressive bands in the late 19 ...
, or RIO, a musical movement in the 1970s *
Rock in Rio Rock in Rio is a recurring music festival originating in Rio de Janeiro Rio de Janeiro (; ;), or simply Rio, is the List of largest cities in Brazil, second-most populous city in Brazil and the Largest cities in the Americas, sixth-most populou ...
, a series of music festivals held in Brazil and Portugal


Albums

* ''Río'' (Aterciopelados album), 2008 album by the band Aterciopelados * ''Rio'' (Uri Caine album), a 2001 album by Uri Caine * ''Rio'' (Duran Duran album), a 1982 album by the new wave/rock group Duran Duran * ''Rio'' (Keith Jarrett album), a 2011 jazz album by Keith Jarrett * ''Rio'' (Joyce album) * ''Rio'' (Lee Ritenour album), a 1979 jazz album by Lee Ritenour * ''Rock in Rio'' (album), a 2001 live album recorded in Brazil by the rock group Iron Maiden * ''
Rush in Rio ''Rush in Rio'' is a three-disc live album by Canadian Canadians (french: Canadiens) are people identified with the country of Canada. This connection may be residential, legal, historical or cultural. For most Canadians, many (or all) of th ...
'', a 2003 live album by the rock group Rush


Songs

* "Rio" (Duran Duran song), the title song from the above Duran Duran album * "Rio" (Ledri Vula song), a song by Albanian rapper Ledri Vula * "Rio", a song by
Hey Marseilles Hey Marseilles is an indie folk and chamber pop band from Seattle, Washington (state), Washington founded in 2006. History The band self-released its first album in 2008 and opened early in its career for groups such as Mt. St. Helens Vietnam B ...
which appears on their 2008 album ''To Travels & Trunks'' * "Rio", a song by Michael Nesmith which appears on his 1977 album ''
From a Radio Engine to the Photon Wing ''From a Radio Engine to the Photon Wing'' was released in 1977 and is the ninth album by Michael Nesmith and eighth studio album as a singer/songwriter during his post-Monkees career. The album was Nesmith's second with vocals released on his own ...
''


Businesses and organizations

* Regional Institute of Ophthalmology, several institutes in India *
Rio All Suite Hotel and Casino Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino is a hotel and casino near the Las Vegas Strip in Paradise, Nevada, Paradise, Nevada, United States. It is owned by Eric Birnbaum and operated by Eldorado Resorts, Caesars Entertainment. The Rio was the first all Su ...
, a resort in Las Vegas, US, that opened in 1990 * Rio Convention, one of several commonly used "Rio" nicknames for the 1992
Convention on Biological Diversity The Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), known informally as the Biodiversity Convention, is a multilateral treatyMultilateral may refer to: * Multilateralism * Multilateration * Flea flicker (American football) {{disambig .... The conven ...
* Rio (British drink), British soft drink brand * Rio (Chinese drink), Chinese alcopop brand *
Rio Group The Rio Group (G-Rio) was a permanent association of political consultation of Latin America and Caribbean countries, created in Rio de Janeiro Rio de Janeiro (; ;), or simply Rio, is the List of largest cities in Brazil, second-most populous ci ...

Rio Group
, founded 1986, an international organization of Latin American states *
RIO Models RIO Models was an Italian manufacturer of diecast and plastic 1:43 scale model cars, based in Cernobbio, Italy. History All started in 1952 when three brothers, Reno, Nilo and Diego, founded the ''Fratelli Tattarletti'' (Tattarletti brothers) ...
, diecast miniature cars made in Italy *
Rio Tinto Group Rio Tinto Group is an Anglo-Australian Multinational corporation, multinational and the world's second-largest metals and mining corporation, behind BHP, producing iron ore, copper, diamonds, gold and uranium. The company was founded in 1873, wh ...
, a multinational mining and resources group founded in 1873


Politics

*
Rio Declaration on Environment and DevelopmentThe Rio Declaration on Environment and Development, often shortened to Rio Declaration, was a short document produced at the 1992 United Nations The United Nations (UN) is an intergovernmental organization that aims to maintain international ...
, a 1992 global sustainable development plan *
Rio Protocol The Protocol of Peace, Friendship, and Boundaries between Peru and Ecuador, or Rio Protocol for short, was an international agreement signed in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on January 29, 1942, by the foreign ministers of Peru and Ecuador, with the part ...
of 1942, which temporarily settled a border war between Peru and Ecuador * Rio Treaty or Rio Pact of 1947, more formally known as the
Inter-American Treaty of Reciprocal Assistance The Inter-American Treaty of Reciprocal Assistance (commonly known as the Rio Treaty, the Rio Pact, the Treaty of Reciprocal Assistance, or by the Spanish-language acronym TIAR from ''Tratado Interamericano de Asistencia Recíproca'') is an agreem ...


Roles and professions

* Radar Intercept Officer, or RIO * Railway Investigation Officer, or RIO, a rank in the Victoria Transit Patrol * Remote interface officer (RIO) Flight Controller, integrates communications between Mission Control Center Houston and other Space Centers


Technology

* Rio (digital audio players), a brand name of a line of digital audio players * Rio (windowing system), the windowing system for the Plan 9 from Bell Labs operating system * Kyocera Rio, or Kyocera E3100, a mobile phone * Reconfigurable Input/Output, or RIO, found in devices such as the
CompactRIO CompactRIO (or cRIO) is a real-time embedded industrial controller made by National Instruments NI, formerly National Instruments Corporation, is an American multinational company with international operation. Headquartered in Austin, Texa ...
* Winsock RIO extensions, part of the Winsock network API *
Ford Del Rio The Ford Del Rio is a full-size Full-size car—also known as large car—is a vehicle size class Vehicle size classes are series of ratings assigned to different segments of automotive vehicles for the purposes of vehicle emissions control an ...
, an American station wagon


Transportation


Air transportation

* Avian Rio, a British hang glider * RIO, the
IATA airport code An IATA airport code, also known as an IATA location identifier, IATA station code, or simply a location identifier, is a three-letter geocode A geocode is a code that represents a geographic entity (location or Geographical feature, object ...
for all airports near Rio de Janeiro


Automobiles

*
Kia Rio The Kia Rio is a subcompact car Subcompact car is an American classification for cars which is broadly equivalent to the B-segment (Europe) or supermini (Great Britain) classifications, and smaller than a compact car. According to the U.S. E ...
, a 1999–present Korean subcompact car *
Panther Rio The Panther Rio was a automobile, motor car made by United Kingdom, British manufacturer Panther Westwinds, using Triumph Dolomite mechanicals. According to the company, it differed from the family saloon-class Dolomite, in being finished to "R ...
, a 1975–1977 British full-size sedan * Premier Rio, a 2009–2018 Indian subcompact SUV *
Ford Del Rio The Ford Del Rio is a full-size Full-size car—also known as large car—is a vehicle size class Vehicle size classes are series of ratings assigned to different segments of automotive vehicles for the purposes of vehicle emissions control an ...
, a 1957–1958 American full-size station wagon


See also

* Del Rio (disambiguation) * Regional Health Information Organization (RHIO) * Ríos (disambiguation) * Rive (disambiguation) * River (disambiguation) * Rivers (disambiguation) * Rivière (disambiguation) {{Disambiguation, geo, given name, surname Japanese feminine given names