Saquarema is a town and a municipality located in the Brazilian state of Rio de Janeiro. its area is 355 (square kilometer). It is located almost 100 km east of Rio de Janeiro. It is known as Brazil's surfing capital. Surfing is the major sport in the city. The city was also chosen by the Brazil national volleyball team for volleyball training and the main center for athletes of the Brazilian Volleyball Confederation. Paragliding and hang gliding are popular as well.