Catuípe

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Map
Map of the state of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil highlighting Catuípe
Statistics
State: Rio Grande do Sul
Meso-region: Westcentral Rio Grande do Sul
(Centro Ocidental Rio-Grandense)
Micro-Region: Santiago
Founded: October 16, 1961
Location: 28.25/28° 15' S lat.
55.0113/55° 0' 43" W long.
Area: 1,120.8 km²
Population (2003):
- Total
- Change
- Density

9,323
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3.2/km²
Elevation: 160 m
Postal code: 98855-xxx
IBGE code: 4300509
Name of inhabitants: Catuipense
Website: www.catuipe.rs.gov.br
Politics
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Catuípe is a municipality of the western part of the state of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. Its nickname is known as the Land of Spring Water in which its springs are located around the municipality. The origin of the name comes from the Tupi language. It is located 419 km west of the state capital of Porto Alegre, northeast of Alegrete.

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