According to WorldPopulationReview.com, there are currently 6.35 million people living in the city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, as of June 2014. It is the second-largest city in the country and the sixth-largest city in the Americas.
Rio de Janeiro has a population density of 12,380 residents per square mile. The metro population of the city has an estimated 12 million people as of 2014. The majority of the population is made up of people of Portuguese descent, which is more than Brazil's capital, Brasília. Rio de Janeiro also has people of African, European, and Asian descent. It is one of the most visited cities in the Southern Hemisphere, and it is home to the famous statue of the Christ Redeemer on the Corcovado mountain.