Maçambara

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Maçambará
Flag of Maçambará
Official seal of Maçambará
Map of the state of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil highlighting Maçambará
Map of the state of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil highlighting Maçambará
Coordinates: 29°8′34″S 56°3′54″W / 29.14278°S 56.06500°W / -29.14278; -56.06500Coordinates: 29°8′34″S 56°3′54″W / 29.14278°S 56.06500°W / -29.14278; -56.06500
CountryBrazil
RegionSouth
StateRio Grande do Sul
Micro-regionCampanha Ocidental
FoundedOctober 22, 1997
Area
 • Total1,682.82 km2 (649.74 sq mi)
Population
 (2020 [1])
 • Total4,562
 • Density2.7/km2 (7.0/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-3 (BRT)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-2 (BRST)
Postal code
97560-xxx
Distance from the capital590 km (370 mi)
Websitemacambara.rs.gov.br

Maçambará is a small Brazilian municipality in the western part of the state of Rio Grande do Sul. The population is 4,562 (2020 est.) in an area of 1,682.82 km².[2] Its elevation is 110 m. It is located west of the state capital of Porto Alegre and northeast of Alegrete.

The municipality contains part of the 4,392 hectares (10,850 acres) São Donato Biological Reserve, a strictly protected conservation unit created in 1975 that protects an area of wetlands on the Butuí River, a tributary of the Uruguay River.[3]

Neighbouring municipalities[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ IBGE 2020
  2. ^ Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística
  3. ^ Inaugurado em São Borja Escritório da Reserva Biológica do São Donato (in Portuguese), Secretaria do Ambiente e Desenvolvimento Sustentável do Rio Grande do Sul, 27 May 2002, archived from the original on 4 May 2016, retrieved 2016-04-19

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