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Carnival in Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

The Carnival in Rio De Janeiro is considered one of the biggest carnivals in the world. Millions of people from Brazil and abroad flood the streets to take part in the festivities, highlighting dance competitions, dazzling floats, and vibrant costumes. Brazil shuts down during the annual five day Carnival, which this year starts on February 28. The Waze community has updated the map with significant road closures and will continue to add hazards as they unfold in real-time.

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