Caraá

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Caraá
Flag of Caraá
Coat of arms of Caraá
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
StateRio Grande do Sul
Population
 (2020[1])
 • Total8,350
Time zoneUTC-3 (BRT)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-2 (BRST)

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 on December 28, 1995.[citation needed]

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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