Arroio dos Ratos

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Arroio dos Ratos
O Município de Arroio dos Ratos
The Municipality of Arroio dos Ratos
Flag of Arroio dos Ratos
Official seal of Arroio dos Ratos
Location within Rio Grande do Sul
Location within Rio Grande do Sul
Arroio dos Ratos is located in Brazil
Arroio dos Ratos
Arroio dos Ratos
Location in Brazil
Coordinates: 30°04′37″S 51°43′44″W / 30.07694°S 51.72889°W / -30.07694; -51.72889Coordinates: 30°04′37″S 51°43′44″W / 30.07694°S 51.72889°W / -30.07694; -51.72889
Country Brazil
StateRio Grande do Sul
MesoregionMetropolitana de Porto Alegre
MicroregionPorto Alegre
Founded28 December 1964
Government
 • MayorLuciano Leites Rocha (PSB)
Area
 • Total425.210 km2 (164.174 sq mi)
Elevation
69 m (226 ft)
Population
 (2020 [1])
 • Total14,177
 • Density33/km2 (86/sq mi)
Demonym(s)arroio-ratenses or ratenses
Time zoneUTC-3 (UTC-3)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-2 (UTC-2)
Postal Code
96740-000
Area code(s)+55 51
WebsiteArroio dos Ratos, Rio Grande do Sul

Arroio dos Ratos is a municipality in the Brazilian state of Rio Grande do Sul. Thanks to its soil, is nationally known as the National Cradle of the Coal industry. The city is also known as the National Capital of the Watermelon.

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