Ijuí

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Ijuí
O Município de Ijuí
The Municipality of Ijuí
Partial view of the city's skyline
Partial view of the city's skyline
Flag of Ijuí
Flag
Official seal of Ijuí
Seal
Nickname(s): 
"Terra das Culturas Diversificadas"
"Portal das Missões"
"Capital da Cultura"
"Colméia do Trabalho"
Location of Ijuí
Ijuí is located in Brazil
Ijuí
Ijuí
Location in Brazil
Coordinates: 28°23′16″S 53°54′54″W / 28.38778°S 53.91500°W / -28.38778; -53.91500Coordinates: 28°23′16″S 53°54′54″W / 28.38778°S 53.91500°W / -28.38778; -53.91500
Country Brazil
StateRio Grande do Sul
MesoregionMesorregião do Noroeste Rio-Grandense
MicroregionMicrorregião de Ijuí
FoundedOctober 19, 1890
Government
 • MayorValdir Heck (PDT)
Area
 • Total689.12 km2 (266.07 sq mi)
Elevation
328 m (1,076 ft)
Population
 (2016)[2]
 • Total83.089
 • Density0.12/km2 (0.31/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Ijuiense
Time zoneUTC-3 (UTC-3)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-2 (UTC-2)
Postal Code
98700-000
Area code(s)+55 55
Websitehttp://www.ijui.rs.gov.br/

Ijuí is a Brazilian municipality of Rio Grande do Sul, situated 395 kilometres (245 mi) from the state capital, Porto Alegre. In 2010 its population was 79,159, making it the third most populous city of the Missões region, behind Passo Fundo and Erechim. It is also known as "The Land of Diversified Cultures" due to the various nationalities of its founding immigrants, especially from Lithuania and others from Europe.

Ijuí is a university town with major health services, containing one of the best hospitals away from the state capital, the Ijuí Charity Hospital (Portuguese: Hospital de Caridade de Ijuí). Ijuí has a variable daily population of approximately 100,000 people, being an important regional centre.

The city is served by João Batista Bos Filho Airport.

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  1. ^ IBGE (October 10, 2002). "Área territorial oficial". Resolução da Presidência do IBGE de n° 5 (R.PR-5/02). Retrieved December 5, 2010.
  2. ^ . Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística (IBGE). May 29, 2018 Populacional 2010 https://cidades.ibge.gov.br/brasil/rs/ijui/panorama=Censo Populacional 2010 Check |url= value (help). Retrieved May 28, 2018. Missing or empty |title= (help)

3. IJUÍ, Prefeitura. http://www.ijui.rs.gov.br/paginas/apresentacao May 29, 2018.