Tupanciretã

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Tupanciretã
Municipality
Location within Rio Grande do Sul
Location within Rio Grande do Sul
Tupanciretã is located in Brazil
Tupanciretã
Tupanciretã
Location in Brazil
Coordinates: 29°4′50″S 53°50′9″W / 29.08056°S 53.83583°W / -29.08056; -53.83583Coordinates: 29°4′50″S 53°50′9″W / 29.08056°S 53.83583°W / -29.08056; -53.83583
Country  Brazil
State Rio Grande do Sul
Mesoregion Westcentral Rio Grande do Sul
(Centro Ocidental Rio-Grandense)
Microregion Santiago
Founded December 21, 1928
Area
 • Total 2,253.1 km2 (869.9 sq mi)
Elevation 465 m (1,526 ft)
Population (IBGE 2010)
 • Total 22,281
 • Density 9.9/km2 (26/sq mi)
Time zone UTC-3 (UTC-3)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-2 (UTC-2)
Postal code 98170-000
Website tupancireta.rs.gov.br

Tupanciretã is a municipality of the western part of the state of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. Its area is 2,253.1 km² and its population was 25,281 in 2010 (IBGE). Its elevation is at 465 m. The origin of the name comes from the Tupi language. It is located west of the state capital of Porto Alegre and northeast of Alegrete. Its nickname is "Tupã".

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