Rio de Janeiro, or simply Rio, is the second largest city of Brazil, and the third largest metropolitan area in South America, boasting approximately 6.3 million people within the city proper, making it the 6th largest in the Americas. Rio de Janeiro is the most visited city in the southern hemisphere and is known for its natural settings, carnival celebrations, samba, balneario beaches... As such, Rio de Janeiro represents the second largest GDP in the country.
Cristo Redentor is a statue of Jesus of Nazareth located at the peak of Corcovado mountain overlooking the city. It is considered the largest Art Deco statue in the world and the 5th largest statue of Jesus in the world. It is 39.6 metres tall, including its 9.5 metres pedestal, and 30 metres wide. It weighs 635 tonnes.
I've arranged so many swaps with Brazilian collectors but none of them resulted me having a postcard from the biggest country in South America but this one. Thanks go to A'tila ;)