Imigrante

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Imigrante
Municipality
Official seal of Imigrante
Seal
Geograpichal divisions of Rio Grande do Sul. Imigrante is highlighted in red.
Geograpichal divisions of Rio Grande do Sul. Imigrante is highlighted in red.
Coordinates: 29°21′18″S 51°46′37″W / 29.35500°S 51.77694°W / -29.35500; -51.77694Coordinates: 29°21′18″S 51°46′37″W / 29.35500°S 51.77694°W / -29.35500; -51.77694
Country Brazil
State Rio Grande do Sul
Incorporated May 9, 1988
Government
 • Mayor Paulo Gilberto Altmann (PP)
Area
 • Total 73,355 km2 (28,323 sq mi)
Elevation 100 m (300 ft)
Population (2006)
 • Total 2,925
 • Density 39.9/km2 (103/sq mi)
Time zone UTC-3 (UTC-3)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-2 (UTC-2)
Website imigrante-rs.com.br

Imigrante (population: 3,839)[1] is a city in Rio Grande do Sul, located in south Brazil, situated in the state's Taquari Valley region. It was established by German and Italian immigrants. Imigrante calls itself, Terra do Cactos, or Land of the Cactus.

The city is 100 m above sea level. Its climate is subtropical.

Imigrante's economy centers on the metallurgy industry.

The mayor is Paulo Gilberto Altmann, of the PP party.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Preliminary synopsis of Demographic Census 2000 - Brazil". Retrieved 2006-07-26. 

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