Cachoeira do Sul

Coordinates: 30°02′21″S 52°53′38″W / 30.03917°S 52.89389°W / -30.03917; -52.89389
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Cachoeira do Sul
Municipality of Cachoeira do Sul
Flag of Cachoeira do Sul
Official seal of Cachoeira do Sul
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; -52.89389
Country Brazil
State Rio Grande do Sul
 • MayorJosé Otávio Germano (PP)
 • Total3,715 km2 (1,434 sq mi)
68 m (223 ft)
 (2020 [1])
 • Total81,869
 • Density22/km2 (57/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC−3 (BRT)
HDI (2010)0.742 – high[2]

Cachoeira do Sul (Portuguese pronunciation: [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.


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).


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.

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  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. ^ GCatholic

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