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Encantado, Rio Grande do Sul

Coordinates: 29°14′09″S 51°52′12″W / 29.23583°S 51.87000°W / -29.23583; -51.87000
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Encantado
Flag of Encantado
Official seal of Encantado
Location within Rio Grande do Sul
Location within Rio Grande do Sul
Encantado is located in Brazil
Encantado
Encantado
Location in Brazil
Coordinates: 29°14′09″S 51°52′12″W / 29.23583°S 51.87000°W / -29.23583; -51.87000
Country Brazil
StateRio Grande do Sul
Government
 • MayorJonas Calvi (2021-Present)
Population
 (2020)[1]
 • Total22,880
DemonymEncantense[2]
Time zoneUTC−3 (BRT)
Area/distance code51
Websitehttps://encantado.rs.gov.br/

Encantado is a municipality in the state of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. It is located 25 km northeast of Teutônia.[2] It is also the location of the Christ the Protector statue, which was completed in 2022.[3][4]

Neighboring municipalities include Muçum, Roca Sales, and Vespasiano Corrêa.[2]

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  1. ^ "Brasil: Rio Grande do Sul: Encantado". IGBE Cidades. Retrieved 2022-12-19.
  2. ^ a b c "Encantado - Informações sobre o município e a prefeitura" [Municipality of Encantado]. www.cidade-brasil.com.br. Cidade Brasil / Estado de Rio Grande do Sul / Município Encantado. Retrieved December 18, 2022.
  3. ^ "New Christ statue in Brazil's Encantado to be taller than Rio's". BBC News. April 11, 2021. Retrieved December 18, 2022.
  4. ^ Swati, K S (May 5, 2022). "Brazil's Encantado Town Builds A Statue Of Jesus Christ Taller Than Rio's". Outlook. Outlook India. Retrieved December 18, 2022.