The city's cathedral is the see of the primate of Brazil and its Carnival celebration has been reckoned as the largest party in the world.
During this period we will receive the most talented young students from more than 100 countries around the world, who will come together to solve challenging mathematical problems in a friendly competition.
The history of the IMO goes back to 1959, when its first edition was held in Romania.
Nominated as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, Rio de Janeiro provides an exceptional location for the 58th IMO.
Breathtaking landscapes, world-famous beaches, brand new infrastructure, and its hospitable people — the cariocas — make the city a unique and spectacular setting for such a significant event.
Itaipava Arena Fonte Nova was the site of the city's games during the 2014 Brazilian World Cup.