Pedro Osório

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Pedro Osório
Town
Map of the state of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil highlighting Pedro Osório
Map of the state of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil highlighting Pedro Osório
Coordinates: 32°51′51″S 52°49′24″W / 32.86417°S 52.82333°W / -32.86417; -52.82333Coordinates: 32°51′51″S 52°49′24″W / 32.86417°S 52.82333°W / -32.86417; -52.82333
Country Brazil
Region South
State Rio Grande do Sul
Micro-region Pelotas
Founded April 3, 1959
Area
 • Total 598.58 km2 (231.11 sq mi)
Elevation 31 m (102 ft)
Population (2004)
 • Total 8,191
 • Density 14/km2 (35/sq mi)
Demonym Pedro-osoriense
Time zone UTC-3 (UTC-3)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-2 (UTC-2)
Area/distance code (00)55-Brazilian area code
IBGE code 4304663
Distance from the capital 357 km (222 mi) SW
Website pedroosoriense.rs.gov.br

Pedro Osório is a Brazilian municipality in the southeastern part of the state of Rio Grande do Sul. Its population in 2004 was 8,191. It is located on the junctions of Cerrito and Olimpo. The municipality was founded on April 3, 1958 from the municipalities of Canguçú and Arroio Grande. Cerritos separated in 1996.

The municipality is by the Rio Piratini. Its population is largely of Italian and Lebanese descent.

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