Coordinates: 29°34′26″S 50°47′24″W / 29.57389°S 50.79000°W / -29.57389; -50.79000
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Município de Igrejinha
Flag of Município de Igrejinha
Official seal of Município de Igrejinha
Location in Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Coordinates: 29°34′26″S 50°47′24″W / 29.57389°S 50.79000°W / -29.57389; -50.79000
StateRio Grande do Sul
 • MayorJoel Leandro Wilhelm (PP)
 • Total136.816 km2 (52.825 sq mi)
18 m (59 ft)
 (2020 [2])[1]
 • Total37,340
 • Density229.4/km2 (594/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC−3 (BRT)

Igrejinha (Portuguese pronunciation: [igɾe'ʒiɲɐ]little church in Portuguese) is a municipality located in the metropolitan area of Porto Alegre, in the state of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. Home to the Morro Alto da Pedra and the regional park Parque Alto da Pedra.[3] The city has approximately 37,000 inhabitants and sits about 82 km (about 51 miles) from the capital city of the state, Porto Alegre.


Igrejinha Oktoberfest 2007

Each year, the citizens of Igrejinha and visitors from the region celebrate Oktoberfest. The city has a large population of German-Brazilians. Thousands turn out each year for the Oktoberfest celebration.

The most significant period for tourism is during Oktoberfest, a traditional Bavarian beer festival, which sold 186,000 tickets at its pavilions in 2005—at which 209,561 liters of beer were drunk.

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  1. ^ a b (in Portuguese) Cidades@, Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics, Accessed on 2007-09-25.
  2. ^ IBGE 2020
  3. ^ Images of the regional park PARQUE ALTO da PEDRA, RS Brazil |https://www.google.com/maps/uv?pb=!1s0x951923af9467bfb5%3A0xdd969d64212bafe2!3m1!7e115!4shttps%3A%2F%2Flh5.googleusercontent.com%2Fp%2FAF1QipNVfp3ngFRMN6IUMTb7H8wwQfhBmKOp6sD59i3S%3Dw240-h160-k-no!5smorro%20alto%20da%20pedra%20igrejinha%20-%20Google%20Search!15sCgIgAQ&imagekey=!1e10!2sAF1QipNVfp3ngFRMN6IUMTb7H8wwQfhBmKOp6sD59i3S&hl=en&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwiFoKXynpXvAhU6FlkFHZv7D1MQoiowFXoECB4QAw
  4. ^ "Partnerstadt Igrejinha — Simmern". Archived from the original on 2015-09-24. Retrieved 2015-05-12.