Rio Hato Airport



Rio or Río is the Portuguese, Spanish, Italian, and Maltese word for "
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Rio de Janeiro Rio de Janeiro ( , , ; literally 'River of January'), or simply Rio, is the capital of the state of the same name, Brazil's third-most populous state, and the second-most populous city in Brazil, after São Paulo. Listed by the GaWC as a b ...
, a major city in Brazil. Rio or Río may also refer to:



Rio de Janeiro Rio de Janeiro ( , , ; literally 'River of January'), or simply Rio, is the capital of the state of the same name, Brazil's third-most populous state, and the second-most populous city in Brazil, after São Paulo. Listed by the GaWC as a b ...
* Rio do Sul, a town in the state of Santa Catarina, Brazil


Río Bec Río Bec is a pre-Columbian Maya archaeological site located in what is now southern portion of the Mexican state of Campeche. The name also refers to an architectural style (Río Bec Style) that first appeared at Río Bec and subsequently sprea ...
, a Mayan archaeological site in Mexico *
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, a city in Mexico

United States

* Rio, a location in Deerpark, New York, US * Rio, Florida, a census-designated place in Martin County, US * Rio, Georgia, an unincorporated community in Spalding County, US *
Rio, Illinois Rio is a village in Knox County, Illinois, United States. The population was 220 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Galesburg Micropolitan Statistical Area. Rio is pronounced "Rye-Oh". Geography Rio is in the northwest corner of Knox Coun ...
, a village in Knox County, US * Rio, Virginia, a community in Albemarle County, US * Rio, West Virginia, 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, 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 in the municipality of Ceiba, Puerto Rico Ceiba () is both a small town and a municipality in northeast Puerto Rico. It is named after the famous Ceiba tree. Ceiba is located in the north-east coast of the island, bor ...
, 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 in the municipality of Vega Baja, Puerto Rico. Its population in 2010 was 4,795. History Puerto Rico was ceded by Spain in the aftermath of the Spanish–American War under the terms of the Treaty of Paris of 1898 and bec ...
, a barrio *
Rio Creek, Wisconsin Rio Creek is an unincorporated community located off Wisconsin Highway 54 in the towns of Casco and Lincoln, in Kewaunee County, Wisconsin Wisconsin () is a U.S. state, state in the Upper Midwest, upper Midwestern United States. Wiscons ...
, 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 or RGV, is a region spanning the border of Texas and Mexico located in a floodplain of the Rio Grande near its mouth. The ...
, a location in south Texas *
RIO Washingtonian Center RIO Washingtonian Center, stylized as rio, is a hybrid power center and lifestyle center with shopping, restaurants, and entertainment in Gaithersburg, Maryland located immediately south of the interchange between Interstate 270 and 370. The or ...
(also stylized as rio), a shopping center in Gaithersburg, Maryland, US


Rio, Italy Rio is a '' comune'' (municipality) in the province of Livorno, Tuscany it, Toscano (man) it, Toscana (woman) , population_note = , population_blank1_title = , population_blank1 = , demographics_type1 = Citizenship , d ...
, a municipality on the island of Elba in Tuscany *
Rio, Greece Rio ( el, Ρίο, ''Río'', formerly , ''Rhíon''; Latin: ''Rhium'') is a town in the suburbs of Patras and a former municipality in Achaea, West Greece, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Patras, ...
, a community in suburban Patras *
Río Bravo, Suchitepéquez Río Bravo is a town, with a population of 15,391 (2018 census),
Population of cities & towns ...
, a town in Guatemala *
Rio Grande (disambiguation) Rio Grande is a river flowing to the Gulf of Mexico, forming a part of the Mexican-United States border. Rio Grande may also refer to: Rivers Argentina * Río Grande (Mendoza), a tributary of Colorado Rivere in Argentina Bolivia * Río Grande ...
Río Muni Río Muni (called ''Mbini'' in Fang) is the Continental Region (called ''Región Continental'' in Spanish) of Equatorial Guinea, and comprises the mainland geographical region, covering . The name is derived from the Muni River, along which th ...
, the mainland of Equatorial Guinea *
Rio Tuba Bataraza, officially the Municipality of Bataraza ( tgl, Bayan ng Bataraza), is a 1st class municipality in the province of Palawan, Philippines. According to the 2020 census, it has a population of 85,439 people. The municipality was named af ...
, a barrio in the province of Palawan, Philippines


Given name or nickname

*, Japanese actress *, Japanese actress *
Rio Ferdinand Rio Gavin Ferdinand (born 7 November 1978) is an English former professional footballer who played as a centre-back, and is now a television pundit for BT Sport. He played 81 times for the England national team between 1997 and 2011, and wa ...
(born 1978), English football player * Rio Haryanto (born 1993), Indonesian racing driver *, Japanese TV announcer *, Japanese actress *, Japanese playwright * Rio Matsumoto (born 1982), Japanese actress, model and singer * Rio Mavuba (born 1984), French football player * Rio Natsuki (born 1969), Japanese voice actress *, Japanese gravure idol *, Japanese footballer *, Japanese footballer * Rio Pangestu (born 1997), Indonesian futsal player * Rio Reiser (1950–1996), German singer *, Japanese child actress *, Japanese footballer *, Japanese writer *, Japanese racing driver *, Japanese swimmer * Rio Suzuki (born 2005), Japanese child actress *, Japanese footballer *, Japanese Gravure idol *, Japanese actress *, Indonesian professional surfer *, Japanese wrestler *, Japanese violinist *, Japanese actress * Tina Yuzuki (born 1986), also known as Rio, Japanese AV idol


* 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



* ''Rio'' (1939 film), starring Basil Rathbone * Rio 1, a 2011 animated film from 20th Century Fox and Blue Sky Studios ** '' 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, the main villain from ''Juken Sentai Gekiranger'', a 2007 Japanese tokusatsu television series * Rio (''Money Heist''), a code-name for a character in Netflix series ''Money Heist'' * Rio, a character in the web-show ''NX Files'', running since 2005 * Rio (''Shaman King''), a character in the anime series ''Shaman King'' * Rio Futaba (双葉 理央), one of the main characters of the light novel and anime series Seishun Buta Yarō * Rio Kastle, a character in the anime series '' Yu-Gi-Oh! Zexal'' * Rio Kazumiya, a character in the anime series '' Sound of the Sky'' * Rio Nakamura, a character in the anime series '' Assassination Classroom'' * Rio Suzuki is one of the main characters from The Gods Lie. * 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


* 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 book introduces the main characters of John, ...
, an English children's novel


* ''Rio'' (video game), the 2011 tie-in game for Nintendo DS, Wii, PS3, and Xbox 360 * '' Angry Birds Rio'', an edition of the game ''Angry Birds'' tying into the release of ''Rio''


* R.I.O. (band), a German dance band * Los del Río, the Spanish music duo that gained international fame for their 1995 song "Macarena" * Rock in Opposition, or RIO, a musical movement in the 1970s * Rock in Rio, a series of music festivals held in Brazil and Portugal


* ''Río'' (Aterciopelados album), a 2008 album by Aterciopelados * ''Rio'' (Uri Caine album), a 2001 album by Uri Caine * ''Rio'' (Duran Duran album), a 1982 album by new wave 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 by Iron Maiden * '' Rush in Rio'', a 2003 live album by Rush


* "Rio" (Duran Duran song), the 1982 title song from the above Duran Duran album * "Rio" (Ledri Vula song), a 2019 song by Albanian rapper Ledri Vula * "Rio", a song by Hey Marseilles from the 2008 album ''To Travels & Trunks'' * "Rio", a song by Michael Nesmith from the 1977 album '' From a Radio Engine to the Photon Wing'' * "Rio", a song by Wavelength from the 1982 album ''Hurry Home''

Businesses and organizations

* Regional Institute of Ophthalmology, several institutes in India * Rio All Suite Hotel and Casino, 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 * Rio (British drink), British soft drink brand * Rio (Chinese drink), Chinese alcopop brand * Rio Group, founded 1986, an international organization of Latin American states * RIO Models, diecast miniature cars made in Italy *
Rio Tinto (corporation) Rio Tinto Group is an Anglo-Australian multinational company that is the world's second-largest metals and mining corporation (behind BHP). The company was founded in 1873 when of a group of investors purchased a mine complex on the Rio Tinto ...
, a multinational mining and resources group founded in 1873


Rio Declaration on Environment and Development The Rio Declaration on Environment and Development, often shortened to Rio Declaration, was a short document produced at the 1992 United Nations "Conference on Environment and Development" (UNCED), informally known as the Earth Summit. The Rio Dec ...
, a 1992 global sustainable development plan * Rio Protocol 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

Roles and professions

Radar Intercept Officer A naval flight officer (NFO) is a commissioned officer in the United States Navy or United States Marine Corps who specializes in airborne weapons and sensor systems. NFOs are not pilots ( naval aviators), but they may perform many "co-pilot" or ...
, 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


* 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 for industrial control systems. The CompactRIO is a combination of a real-time controller, reconfigurable IO Modules (RIO), FPGA module and an Ethern ...
* Winsock RIO extensions, part of the Winsock network API * Ford Del Rio, an American station wagon


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-character alphanumeric geocode designating many airports and metropolitan areas around the world, defined by the ...
for all airports near Rio de Janeiro


* Kia Rio, a 1999–present Korean subcompact car * Panther Rio, a 1975–1977 British full-size sedan * Premier Rio, a 2009–2018 Indian subcompact SUV * Ford Del Rio, 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 Japanese unisex given names