Garruchos, Rio Grande do Sul
|State:||Rio Grande do Sul|
|Meso-region:||Northwestern Rio Grande do Sul
|Founded:||March 20, 1992|
|Location:||28.1836/28° 11' 1" S lat.
54.638/54° 38' 20" W long.
|Distance from the capital:||627 km west|
Garruchos is a municipality of the western part of the state of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. Its area is 799.849 km² and its population was 2,996 in 2003. Its elevation is at 69 m by the Uruguay River. It is located 627 km west of the state capital of Porto Alegre, northeast of Alegrete.
Garruchos has a school or a collegiate, churches and a few squares and parks.
It is one of the richest municipalities in Brazil, with a per capita income of R$72,000 (US$38,267).
- http://www.citybrazil.com.br/rs/garruchos/ (Portuguese)
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