Modelo, Santa Catarina

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Modelo
Flag of Modelo
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Location of Modelo
Location of Modelo
Modelo is located in Brazil
Modelo
Modelo
Location of Modelo
Coordinates: 28°46′42″S 53°03′19″W / 28.77833°S 53.05528°W / -28.77833; -53.05528Coordinates: 28°46′42″S 53°03′19″W / 28.77833°S 53.05528°W / -28.77833; -53.05528
CountryBrazil Brazil
RegionSouth
StateSanta Catarina (state) Santa Catarina
FoundedDecember 7, 1961
Government
 • MayorImilio Avila
Area
 • Total93 km2 (36 sq mi)
Elevation
470 m (1,540 ft)
Population
 (2007)
 • Total3,772
 • Density40.6/km2 (105/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-3 (UTC-3)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-2 (UTC-2)
Websitewww.modelo.sc.gov.br

Modelo is a city in Santa Catarina, in the Southern Region of Brazil. The area was granted municipality status in 1961, its area being taken from the existing municipality of São Carlos;[1] Three areas have subsequently been removed to form the new municipalities of Bom Jesus do Oeste, Serra Alta and Sul Brasil.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Lei promulgada nº 780, cria os municípios de Saudades, Pinhalzinho e Modelo" (in Portuguese). Legislação Estadual de Santa Catarina. 7 December 1961.
  2. ^ "Modelo: Santa Catarina" (PDF) (in Portuguese). IBGE. Retrieved 26 January 2020.