Esteio

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City of Esteio
Flag of City of Esteio
Flag
Official seal of City of Esteio
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Location in Rio Grande do Sul and Brazil
Location in Rio Grande do Sul and Brazil
Coordinates: 29°51′39″S 51°10′44″W / 29.86083°S 51.17889°W / -29.86083; -51.17889Coordinates: 29°51′39″S 51°10′44″W / 29.86083°S 51.17889°W / -29.86083; -51.17889
CountryBrazil
RegionSul
StateRio Grande do Sul
FoundedDecember 15, 1954
Government
 • MayorGilmar Antonio Rinaldi (PT)
Area
 • Total27.543 km2 (10.634 sq mi)
Elevation
11 m (36 ft)
Population
 (2010)[1]
 • Total80,669
 • Density2,928.84/km2 (7,585.7/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-3 (BRT)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-2 (BRST)
HDI (2000)0.842 – high[2]
Websiteesteio.rs.gov.br

Esteio is a municipality situated in the Brazilian state of Rio Grande do Sul, in the metropolitan region of Porto Alegre, the state capital. About 9.3 miles from Porto Alegre, and neighboring Canoas and Sapucaia do Sul, it has about 87,000 inhabitants.

Esteio is known for being the city where the Expointer takes place. Expointer is one of the most important agriculture/farming fairs of South America.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Censo Populacional 2010". Censo Populacional 2010. Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística (IBGE). November 29, 2010. Archived from the original on May 16, 2011. Retrieved September 7, 2012.
  2. ^ "Ranking decrescente do IDH-M dos municípios do Brasil" (in Portuguese). Atlas do Desenvolvimento Humano, Programa das Nações Unidas para o Desenvolvimento (PNUD). 2000. Archived from the original on October 3, 2009. Retrieved December 17, 2009.

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