Dezesseis de Novembro

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Dezesseis de Novembro
Municipality
Location in Rio Grande do Sul state
Location in Rio Grande do Sul state
Dezesseis de Novembro is located in Brazil
Dezesseis de Novembro
Dezesseis de Novembro
Location in Brazil
Coordinates: 28°13′30″S 55°2′56″W / 28.22500°S 55.04889°W / -28.22500; -55.04889Coordinates: 28°13′30″S 55°2′56″W / 28.22500°S 55.04889°W / -28.22500; -55.04889
Country  Brazil
State Rio Grande do Sul
Area
 • Total 216.85 km2 (83.73 sq mi)
Population (2015)
 • Total 2,795
 • Density 13/km2 (33/sq mi)
Time zone BRT (UTC-3)
 • Summer (DST) BRST (UTC-2)
Postal code 97845-xxx

Dezesseis de Novembro (Portuguese meaning November 16) is a municipality of the western part of the state of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. The population is 2,795 (2015 est.) in an area of 216.85 km².[1] It is 535 kilometres (332 mi) west of the state capital of Porto Alegre, northeast of Alegrete.

It produces the most alfalfa crops in Brazil which earns it the nickname the "Alfalfa Capital of Brazil".

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