Arroio do Meio

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Arroio do Meio
Flag of Arroio do Meio
Official seal of Arroio do Meio
Location within Rio Grande do Sul
Location within Rio Grande do Sul
Arroio do Meio is located in Brazil
Arroio do Meio
Arroio do Meio
Location in Brazil
Coordinates: 29°24′03″S 51°56′42″W / 29.40083°S 51.94500°W / -29.40083; -51.94500Coordinates: 29°24′03″S 51°56′42″W / 29.40083°S 51.94500°W / -29.40083; -51.94500
Country Brazil
StateRio Grande do Sul
MesoregionCentro Oriental Rio-grandense[1]
MicroregionLajeado-Estrela[1]
Settled1853
FoundedNovember 28, 1934
Government
 • MayorDanilo Bruxel (Progressistas)
Area
 • Total157.955 km2 (60.987 sq mi)
Elevation
54 m (177 ft)
Population
 (2020 [2])
 • Total20,967
 • Density130/km2 (340/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-3 (UTC-3)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-2 (UTC-2)
Area/distance code95940-000
HDI0.769[3]
GDPR$ 405,662,000[4]
GDP per capitaR$59.080,01
Websitewww.arroiodomeiors.com.br

Arroio do Meio is a municipality in the state of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. It is 98 km from Porto Alegre. It is on the banks of the Taquari River.

The territory was little populated before the arrival of Europeans. Settlement in the territory began in 1853, principally by Germans and Portuguese. The territory used to be part of Lajeado and Encantado municipalities.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "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 14 June 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.

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