Derrubadas

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Location in Rio Grande do Sul

Derrubadas is a municipality of the Brazilian state of Rio Grande do Sul.

It is located at of 27º15'53" South, 53º51'39" West, at an altitude of 485 meters above sea level. In 2004, its population was estimated at 3,325 people.

Occupying an area of 365.44 square kilometers, it is bounded in the north by the Uruguay River, where it is opposite Argentina and the state of Santa Catarina.

The municipality contains the 17,491 hectares (43,220 acres) Turvo State Park, created in 1947.[1] The state park covers almost half of the municipality.[2] The municipality would be partially flooded by the proposed Panambi Dam.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ PES do Turvo (in Portuguese), ISA: Instituto Socioambiental, retrieved 2016-11-11 
  2. ^ Parque do Turvo (in Portuguese), Municipio de Derrubadas, retrieved 2016-11-11 
  3. ^ Eletrobras apresenta Garabi-Panambi a prefeitos (in Portuguese), Eletrobras CGTEE, 7 April 2014, retrieved 2016-11-11 

Coordinates: 27°15′S 53°52′W / 27.250°S 53.867°W / -27.250; -53.867