Angra dos Reis is a municipality located southwest of Rio de Janeiro state, Brazil, some 150 km from the city of Rio de Janeiro. It is famous for its coastline, comprised of the Bay of Ilha Grande, a beautiful and pristine setting having 365 islands, of which the largest and most important is Ilha Grande. Brazil's only operational nuclear power station (the Central Nuclear Almirante Álvaro Alberto) is located here. Its main population center is the port and city of the same name.
The most important economic activities are commerce, fishing, industry, services and tourism. The port has an oil terminal as well as shipbuilding (Keppel Fels, former Verolme). Brazil's only nuclear power stations, Angra I and Angra II are located nearby. They employ 3,000 people, and generate another 10,000 indirect jobs in Rio de Janeiro State. Tourism is highly developed with countless beaches, islands and pristine waters perfect for swimming or scuba diving.