Mayor: Rodrigo Neves Barreto

Estimated population: 497.883 pessoas (IBGE 2016)
Territorial expansion: 133,919 km²
Main Economic Activities: Commerce/Services, Industry, Farming, Real-State and Financial activities;

With the largest Human Development Index and the third best of Brazil, Niterói is amongst the most literate cities of Brazil and it registers high investments rates in real-state and commerce/business sectors. The city is also one of the main financial, comercial and industrial hubs of the state, besides having a rich historical and cultural heritage, beautiful natural landscapes such as beaches, or man-made ones like Niemeyer Way buildings.