|State||Rio Grande do Sul|
|Time zone||UTC-3 (BRT)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-2 (BRST)|
It has an area of 102.183 km2 (39.453 sq mi).
Nova Bréscia is known as the capital of lies, making every two years the Festival of Lie. A person tries to tell the biggest lie, provided that it can leave the audience in doubt of its veracity.
Monument to the barbecue
Nova Bréscia is also known for offering the world the best Brazilian barbecue in Brazil. The fame of the inhabitants is yielding to a very great tribute to the barbecue in the city center.