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Flag of Charqueadas
Coat of arms of Charqueadas
Location within Rio Grande do Sul
Location within Rio Grande do Sul
Charqueadas is located in Brazil
Location in Brazil
Coordinates: 29°58′S 51°38′W / 29.967°S 51.633°W / -29.967; -51.633Coordinates: 29°58′S 51°38′W / 29.967°S 51.633°W / -29.967; -51.633
Country Brazil
StateRio Grande do Sul
 • Total41,258
Time zoneUTC-3 (BRT)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-2 (BRST)

Charqueadas is a municipality in the state of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. It is located on the southern side of the Jacuí River, in the eastern-central part of the state. The city is 57 km (35 mi) west of the state capital and most populous city, Porto Alegre, and belongs to its metropolitan area. The area of the municipality is 214.80 km2 (82.93 sq mi), and it have a population of 41,258 (2020 estimate, IBGE), making it the largest municipality by population in the region. It borders to the south Arroio dos Ratos, to the north Triunfo, to the east Eldorado do Sul and to the west São Jerônimo.

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