Lajeado, Rio Grande do Sul
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Location within Rio Grande do Sul
|State||Rio Grande do Sul|
|Time zone||UTC-3 (UTC-3)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-2 (UTC-2)|
Founded in 1891, the city is mostly urban, with little expression in the rural area, its current mayor is the Mrs. Carmen Regina Cardoso.
Lajeado belonged to municipality of Estrela until its emancipation, was colonized by German and Italian people, and has on its part, the blacks, descendants of slaves.
The city has a university: Univates.