Garruchos, Rio Grande do Sul

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Map of the state of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil highlighting Garruchos
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State: Rio Grande do Sul
Meso-region: Northwestern Rio Grande do Sul
(Noroeste Rio-Grandense)
Micro-Region: Santo Ângelo
Founded: March 20, 1992
Location: 28.1836/28° 11' 1" S lat.
54.638/54° 38' 20" W long.
Area: 799.849 km²
Population (2003):
- Total
- Change
- Density

3,996
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5/km²
Elevation: 69 m
Postal code: 97685-xxx
Distance from the capital: 627 km west
Website: www.garruchos.rs.gov.br
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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.

The town is situated by the Uruguay River which forms the border with Argentina to the west; an Argentine settlement, Garruchos is on the other side, having the same name.

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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).

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