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|Nova Prata, Rio Grande do Sul|
|Nickname(s): Capital Nacional do Basalto|
Geographical subdivisions of Rio Grande do Sul. Nova Prata is marked red.
|State||Rio Grande do Sul|
|• Mayor||Vitor Antonio Pletsch|
|• Total||259.1 km2 (100.0 sq mi)|
|Elevation||820 m (2,690 ft)|
Nova Prata is a city and municipality in the mountainous Serra Gaúcha region of Rio Grande do Sul, in southern Brazil. It is in the Guapore micro-region of the Nordeste Rio-Grandense meso-region of the state.
The city of Nova Prata is situated at about  or 259.1 km². In 2012 the population was estimated to be 23,600. Temperature ranges from a minimum of 4°C to a maximum of 39°C with an annual average of 17°C., at an altitude of 700 meters. The municipality occupies an area of 258.743 km²
Nova Prata is surrounded by the municipalities of: André da Rocha and Guabiju to the north; Fagundes Varela and Vila Flores to the south; Nova Bassano, Nova Araçá and Vista Alegre do Prata to the west; and Protásio Alves to the east.