Amaral Ferrador

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Amaral Ferrador
Municipality
Location in Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Location in Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Coordinates: 30°52′S 52°15′W / 30.867°S 52.250°W / -30.867; -52.250
Country Brazil
Region South
State Rio Grande do Sul
Meso-Region Southeastern Rio Grande do Sul
(Sudoeste Rio-Grandense)
Micro-Region Serras de Sudeste
Founded December 5, 1988
Area[1]
 • Total 506.46 km2 (195.55 sq mi)
Elevation[1] 140 m (460 ft)
Population (2007)
 • Total 6,254
 • Density 12/km2 (32/sq mi)
  [2]
Time zone UTC-3 (UTC-3)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-2 (UTC-2)
Postal code 96635-xxx
Area code(s) (00)55-Brazilian area code
Name of inhabitants amaralense or amaral Ferradorense

Amaral Ferrador is a municipality in the state Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. In 2007, the population was 6,254.

Attractions includes Praia da Beija, Praia Grande e a Praia da Armada, by the Rio Camaquã, and the State Rodeo.

Economy[edit]

Its main economy is agriculture, corn production as well as cattle that includes cow, sheep, swines, etc.

Demography[edit]

Its population consists of 60% Portuguese ancestry, 25% Polish ancestry and 15% Afro-Brazilians.

Bounding municipalities[edit]

Other[edit]

Amaral Ferrador has also has schools, collegiates,high school, library including one named after Monteiro Lobato, a few squares, restaurants, taverns, squares and parks.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Dados Gerais - Amaral Ferrador/RS" (in Portuguese). FAMURS. Retrieved 2008-03-23. 
  2. ^ "Contagem da População 2007 População residente(¹), em 1º de abril de 2007, segundo os municípios" (PDF) (in Portuguese). IBGE. Archived from the original on 14 March 2008. Retrieved 2008-03-23. 

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Coordinates: 30°52′S 52°15′W / 30.867°S 52.250°W / -30.867; -52.250