Cachoeira do Sul

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Cachoeira do Sul
Municipality of Cachoeira do Sul
Flag of Cachoeira do Sul
Official seal of Cachoeira do Sul
Nickname(s): 
Capital Nacional do Arroz "National Rice Capital"
Location within Rio Grande do Sul
Location within Rio Grande do Sul
Coordinates: 30°02′21″S 52°53′38″W / 30.03917°S 52.89389°W / -30.03917; -52.89389Coordinates: 30°02′21″S 52°53′38″W / 30.03917°S 52.89389°W / -30.03917; -52.89389
Country Brazil
RegionSouth
State Rio Grande do Sul
Founded1820
Government
 • MayorJosé Otávio Germano (PP)
Area
 • Total3,715 km2 (1,434 sq mi)
Elevation
68 m (223 ft)
Population
 (2020 [1])
 • Total81,869
 • Density22/km2 (57/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-3 (UTC-3)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-2 (UTC-2)
HDI (2010)0.742 – high[2]
Websitewww.cachoeiradosul.rs.gov.br

Cachoeira do Sul (Brazilian Portuguese: [kaʃuˈe(j)ɾɐ du ˈsuw]) is a municipality in the state of Rio Grande do Sul, southernmost Brazil.

Its Marian Catedral da Nossa Senhora da Conceição [3] is the episcopal see of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Cachoeira do Sul.

It is located at a latitude of 30º02'21" S and a longitude of 52º53'38" W, at an approximate elevation of 68 meters above sea level. Its population in 2020 was approximately 81,869 and its area is 3715.5 square kilometers.

Climate[edit]

Cachoeira do Sul has a humid subtropical climate and its annual average temperature is 18.9 °C (66.0 °F). In January, the warmest month, highs frequently surpass 30 °C (86 °F) with the average low dropping to 19 °C (66 °F). In June, the coldest month, highs reach 19 °C (66 °F) and lows usually go below 9 °C (48 °F), reaching up to −5 °C (23 °F), but snow is a rare occurrence. Rainfall is distributed evenly throughout the year with a monthly average of 140 millimetres (5.5 in).

Sports[edit]

There are two soccer teams in Cachoeira do Sul, Grêmio Esportivo São José and Cachoeira Futebol Clube they both play at the Joaquim Vidal Stadium.

Notable locals[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ IBGE 2020
  2. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). Archived from the original (PDF) on July 8, 2014. Retrieved August 1, 2013.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ http://www.gcatholic.org/churches/brazil/2666.htm GCatholic

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