Location within Rio Grande do Sul
|State||Rio Grande do Sul|
|Founded||23 December 1944|
|• Total||2,441 km2 (942 sq mi)|
|Elevation||103 m (338 ft)|
|Population (2004 est.)|
|• Density||6.4/km2 (17/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC-3 (UTC-3)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-2 (UTC-2)|
Cacequi is a municipality in the state of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. Its altitude is 103 meters.
Emancipation date: 23 December 1944.
Its approximate resident population is 15,599 (2004 est.)
Its area is 2,441 km².
The distance from the city of Porto Alegre is 407 km.
The name of the city derives from the Tupi language: Cacequi, (bean's water) from cumandá, bean; í, water.
Other definition say the name of the city means: indigenous chief water or indigenous chief River.
The mayor of the city is Renê Mendonça Fernandes.