Caraá

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Caraá
Municipality
Location within Rio Grande do Sul
Location within Rio Grande do Sul
Caraá is located in Brazil
Caraá
Caraá
Location in Brazil
Coordinates: 29°48′S 50°18′W / 29.800°S 50.300°W / -29.800; -50.300Coordinates: 29°48′S 50°18′W / 29.800°S 50.300°W / -29.800; -50.300
Country  Brazil
State Rio Grande do Sul
Time zone BRT (UTC-3)
 • Summer (DST) BRST (UTC-2)

Caraá is a municipality in the state of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil where Rio dos Sinos' river rises. It was originally part of the city Santo Antônio da Patrulha, emancipated in December 28th, 1995.[1]

History[edit]

First inhabitants of Caraá were the indigenous that gave name to the place. Caraá is a type of bamboo that was very abundant in there.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Caraá". Wikipédia, a enciclopédia livre (in Portuguese). 2017-05-12.