Piratini

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Piratini
Municipality
Piratini is located in Brazil
Piratini
Piratini
Location in Brazil
Coordinates: 31°26′52″S 53°06′14″W / 31.44778°S 53.10389°W / -31.44778; -53.10389
Country  Brazil
State Rio Grande do Sul
Mesoregion Sudoeste Rio-grandense
Microregion Serras de Sudeste
Founded 6 July 1789
Government
 • Mayor Vilso Agnelo da Silva Gomes
Area
 • Total 3,561,480 km2 (1,375,100 sq mi)
Elevation 349 m (1,145 ft)
Population (2010)
 • Total 19,831
 • Density 0.0056/km2 (0.014/sq mi)
Demonym Piratinenses
Time zone UTC-3 (UTC-3)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-2 (UTC-2)

Piratini is a city in the Brazilian state of Rio Grande do Sul with a population of some 19,000.[1] It is the former capital of the short-lived Riograndense Republic which was proclaimed on September 11, 1836.

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