Cacequi

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Cacequi
Municipality
Location within Rio Grande do Sul
Location within Rio Grande do Sul
Cacequi is located in Brazil
Cacequi
Cacequi
Location in Brazil
Coordinates: 29°53′S 54°49′W / 29.883°S 54.817°W / -29.883; -54.817Coordinates: 29°53′S 54°49′W / 29.883°S 54.817°W / -29.883; -54.817
Country  Brazil
State Rio Grande do Sul
Founded 23 December 1944
Area
 • Total 2,441 km2 (942 sq mi)
Elevation 103 m (338 ft)
Population (2004 est.)
 • Total 15,599
 • Density 6.4/km2 (17/sq mi)
Time zone UTC-3 (UTC-3)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-2 (UTC-2)

Cacequi is a municipality in the state of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. Its altitude is 103 meters.

Emancipation date: 23 December 1944.

The Patron Saint is Our Lady of Victory.

Its approximate resident population is 15,599 (2004 est.)

Its area is 2,441 km².

The distance from the city of Porto Alegre is 407 km.

The name of the city derives from the Tupi language: Cacequi, (bean's water) from cumandá, bean; í, water.

Other definition say the name of the city means: indigenous chief water or indigenous chief River.

The mayor of the city is Renê Mendonça Fernandes.

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