Arroio do Padre

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Arroio do Padre
Skyline of Arroio do Padre
Location in Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Location in Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Arroio do Padre is located in Brazil
Arroio do Padre
Arroio do Padre
Location in Brazil
Coordinates: 31°26′34″S 52°25′19″W / 31.44278°S 52.42194°W / -31.44278; -52.42194Coordinates: 31°26′34″S 52°25′19″W / 31.44278°S 52.42194°W / -31.44278; -52.42194
Country Brazil
Region South
State Rio Grande do Sul
Founded 1996
  1996 (city)
Government
 • Mayor Jaime Starke (PP)
Area
 • Total 124.321 km2 (48.001 sq mi)
Elevation 290 m (950 ft)
Population (2009 est.)
 • Total 2,882
 • Density 22.03/km2 (57.1/sq mi)
Time zone UTC-3 (UTC-3)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-2 (UTC-2)
Website Prefeitura de Arroio do Padre

Arroio do Padre (Portuguese pronunciation: [aˈʁoju du ˈpadɾi], Portuguese meaning Priest's Stream) is a small Brazilian town and municipality in the southeastern part of the state of Rio Grande do Sul. Its 2009 population was 2,882.

Much of the population have Pomeranian origin and are Evangelical Lutheran.

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