Pains, district of Santa Maria

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District of Pains
Pains, the 3rd district of Santa Maria
District
District of Pains, in Santa Maria City, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
District of Pains, in Santa Maria City, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Coordinates: 29°45′05.91″S 53°42′53.48″W / 29.7516417°S 53.7148556°W / -29.7516417; -53.7148556Coordinates: 29°45′05.91″S 53°42′53.48″W / 29.7516417°S 53.7148556°W / -29.7516417; -53.7148556
Country Brazil
State Rio Grande do Sul
Municipality/City Santa Maria
Government
 • Type Subprefecture
 • Body Subprefect
Area
 • District 133.61 km2 (51.59 sq mi)
Highest elevation 139 m (456 ft)
Lowest elevation 46 m (151 ft)
Population [1]
 • District 4,146
 • Rank 2nd of 10
 • Density 31/km2 (80/sq mi)
 • Urban 34
 • Rural 4,112
Neighbourhoods 1
Adjacent districts Arroio do Só, Palma, Passo do Verde, Santa Flora, São Valentim, Sede
Website Official site of Santa Maria

Pains[3] (Portuguese pronunciation: [???], "Pains" - probably the plural of Paim family name) is a district of the municipality of Santa Maria, in the Brazilian state of Rio Grande do Sul. It is situated in the central portion of Santa Maria. The district's seat is 15 km (9.32 miles) far from Downtown Santa Maria.

The district of Pains owns an area of 133.61 km² that is equivalent to 7,46% of the municipality of Santa Maria that is 1791,65 km².

History[edit]

With the creation of the Camobi neighbourhood, integrating it to district of Sede, continued to exist the "district of Camobi" that, nowadays, is equivalent to the districts of Arroio Grande (part of) and Pains. After it was created the district of Arroio Grande and to not be confounded with the neighbourhood of district of Sede with the same name (Camobi), the city hall created the district of Pains.[4]

Limits[edit]

The district limits with the districts of Arroio do Só, Palma, Passo do Verde, Santa Flora, São Valentim and Sede.

Neighbourhoods[edit]

The district of Pains is divided in the following bairros, that in English is equivalent to neighbourhoods:

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