Jari, Rio Grande do Sul

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For other uses, see Jari (disambiguation).
Location within Rio Grande do Sul
Location within Rio Grande do Sul
Jari is located in Brazil
Location in Brazil
Coordinates: 28°17′27″S 55°13′26″W / 28.29083°S 55.22389°W / -28.29083; -55.22389Coordinates: 28°17′27″S 55°13′26″W / 28.29083°S 55.22389°W / -28.29083; -55.22389
Country  Brazil
State Rio Grande do Sul
Mesoregion Westcentral Rio Grande do Sul
(Centro Ocidental Rio-Grandense)
Microregion Santiago
Founded September 5, 1988
 • Total 856.459 km2 (330.681 sq mi)
Elevation 441 m (1,447 ft)
Population (2003)
 • Total 3,683
 • Density 4.3/km2 (11/sq mi)
Time zone UTC-3 (UTC-3)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-2 (UTC-2)
Postal code 98175-xxx
Website jari.rs.gov.br

Jari is a municipality of the western part of the state of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. Its area is 856.459 km² and its population was 3,673 in 2003. Its elevation is at 441 m. The origin of the name comes from the Tupi language. It is located west of the state capital of Porto Alegre, northeast of Alegrete.


Jari has a school or a collegiate, churches and a few squares and parks.

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