Capão do Leão

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Capão do Leão
Town
Flag of Capão do Leão
Official seal of Capão do Leão
Map of the state of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil highlighting Capão do Leão
Map of the state of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil highlighting Capão do Leão
Coordinates: 31°45′46″S 52°29′2″W / 31.76278°S 52.48389°W / -31.76278; -52.48389Coordinates: 31°45′46″S 52°29′2″W / 31.76278°S 52.48389°W / -31.76278; -52.48389
CountryBrazil
RegionSouth
StateRio Grande do Sul
Micro-regionPelotas
FoundedMay 8, 1982
Area
 • Total785.37 km2 (303.23 sq mi)
Elevation
21 m (69 ft)
Population
 (2020 [1])
 • Total25,409
 • Density32/km2 (84/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Leonense
Time zoneUTC-3 (BRT)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-2 (BRST)
IBGE code4304663
Distance from the capital274 km (170 mi) WSW
Websitewww.capaodoleao.rs.gov.br

Capão do Leão is a Brazilian municipality in the southern part of the state of Rio Grande do Sul. The population is 25,409 (2020 est.) in an area of 785.37 km².[2] The city hosts the main campus of Universidade Federal de Pelotas, the largest higher education institution in the southern portion of Rio Grande do Sul.

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