Imigrante

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Imigrante
Official seal of Imigrante
Seal
Geograpichal divisions of Rio Grande do Sul. Imigrante is highlighted in red.
Geograpichal divisions of Rio Grande do Sul. Imigrante is highlighted in red.
Coordinates: 29°21′18″S 51°46′37″W / 29.35500°S 51.77694°W / -29.35500; -51.77694Coordinates: 29°21′18″S 51°46′37″W / 29.35500°S 51.77694°W / -29.35500; -51.77694
CountryBrazil
StateRio Grande do Sul
IncorporatedMay 9, 1988
Government
 • MayorPaulo Gilberto Altmann (PP)
Area
 • Total73,355 km2 (28,323 sq mi)
Elevation
100 m (300 ft)
Population
 (2006)
 • Total2,925
 • Density39.9/km2 (103/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-3 (UTC-3)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-2 (UTC-2)
Websiteimigrante-rs.com.br

Imigrante (population: 3,839)[1] is a city in Rio Grande do Sul, located in south Brazil, situated in the state's Taquari Valley region. It was established by German and Italian immigrants. Imigrante calls itself, Terra do Cactos, or Land of the Cactus.

The city is 100 m above sea level. Its climate is subtropical.

Imigrante's economy centers on the metallurgy industry.

The mayor is Paulo Gilberto Altmann, of the PP party.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Preliminary synopsis of Demographic Census 2000 - Brazil". Retrieved 2006-07-26.

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