Alpestre, Rio Grande do Sul

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Flag of Alpestre
Official seal of Alpestre
Location of Alpestre
Location of Alpestre
Coordinates: 27°14′56″S 53°02′06″W / 27.24889°S 53.03500°W / -27.24889; -53.03500Coordinates: 27°14′56″S 53°02′06″W / 27.24889°S 53.03500°W / -27.24889; -53.03500
Country Brazil
Region South
State Rio Grande do Sul
Founded April 13, 1963
 • Mayor Valdir Jose Zasso (PDT)
 • Total 328.749 km2 (126.931 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Total 9,017
Time zone UTC-3 (UTC-3)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-2 (UTC-2)
HDI (2000) 0.714 – medium[2]

Alpestre is the northernmost municipality in the state of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. The city lies near the Uruguay River, at its northernmost point. A landmark called Ponto Extremo Norto (Extreme North Point) marks the northernmost point of the state.


  1. ^ IBGE 2008 statistics
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2009-10-03. Retrieved 2009-12-17.  - UNDP