location in rio de janeiro
|coordinates: 22°59′01″s 43°12′16″w / 22°59′01″s 43°12′16″w / -22.98361; -43.20444brazil|
|state||rio de janeiro (rj)|
|municipality/city||rio de janeiro|
ipanema (portuguese pronunciation: [ipaˈnẽmɐ]) is a neighborhood located in the south zone of the city of rio de janeiro (brazil), between leblon and arpoador. the beach at ipanema became known internationally with the popularity of the bossa nova jazz song, "the girl from ipanema" ("garota de ipanema"), written by antônio carlos jobim and vinícius de moraes.