André da Rocha

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André da Rocha
Municipality
Flag of André da Rocha
Coat of arms of André da Rocha
Nickname(s): 
"Pequeno Grande Pago"
Locator map of André da Rocha in Rio Grande do Sul.svg
Coordinates: 28°37′51″S 51°34′15″W / 28.63083°S 51.57083°W / -28.63083; -51.57083
CountryBrazil
StateRio Grande do Sul
MesoregionNordeste Rio-grandense[1]
MicroregionGuaporé
FoundedMay 12, 1988
Government
 • MayorAdemir Antônio Zanotto (PP)
Area
 • Total329.736 km2 (127.312 sq mi)
Elevation
700 m (2,300 ft)
Population
 (2020 [2])
 • Total1,343
 • Density4.1/km2 (11/sq mi)
Time zone-3
HDI0.815[3]
GDPR$ 15,913,000[4]
GDP per capitaR$13,789.00

André da Rocha is a municipality in the state of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. It is surrounded by the municipalities Nova Prata, Protásio Alves, and Guabiju.

It was split off from Lagoa Vermelha in 1988, and named in honor of Desembargador Manuel André da Rocha, the first judge of the comarca of Lagoa Vermelha, and active defender of the municipality, which became a Republican redoubt during the Federalist Revolution (1893).

André da Rocha is the least populous city of Rio Grande do Sul, with only 1,343 inhabitants.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Divisão Territorial do Brasil". Divisão Territorial do Brasil e Limites Territoriais. Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística (IBGE). 1 July 2008. Archived from the original on June 14, 2020. Retrieved 11 October 2008.
  2. ^ IBGE 2020
  3. ^ "Ranking decrescente do IDH-M dos municípios do Brasil". Atlas do Desenvolvimento Humano. Programa das Nações Unidas para o Desenvolvimento (PNUD). 2000. Archived from the original on 3 October 2009. Retrieved 11 October 2008.
  4. ^ "Produto Interno Bruto dos Municípios 2002-2005" (PDF). Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística (IBGE). 19 December 2007. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2 October 2008. Retrieved 11 October 2008.

Coordinates: 28°38′S 51°34′W / 28.633°S 51.567°W / -28.633; -51.567