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Carioca young woman wearing colorful clothes, Rio de Janeiro favela fashion, Brazil. Carioca is a Portuguese adjective or demonym that is used to refer to the native inhabitants of the city of Rio de Janeiro. Cariocas love beach, sun, sea and parties. Carioca women are known for their tanned skin and body shapes. According to a survey published in American Scientist Magazine, the Cariocas of Rio de Janeiro exhibited great friendliness and offered to help in various situations. A quote from the article mentioned pointed to the following:."There is an important word in Brazil: simpatico (or "carismatico"). It refers to a range of desirable social qualities - to be friendly, nice, agreeable, and good-natured. A person who is fun to be with and pleasant to deal with.... Brazilians, especially the Cariocas of Rio (as citizens here are known), want very much to be seen as simpatico. And going out of one's way to assist strangers is part of this image.