Pedro Osório

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Pedro Osório
Town
Map of the state of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil highlighting Pedro Osório
Map of the state of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil highlighting Pedro Osório
Coordinates: 31°51′51″S 52°49′24″W / 31.86417°S 52.82333°W / -31.86417; -52.82333Coordinates: 31°51′51″S 52°49′24″W / 31.86417°S 52.82333°W / -31.86417; -52.82333
Country Brazil
Region South
State Rio Grande do Sul
Micro-region Pelotas
Founded April 3, 1959
Area
 • Total 608.79 km2 (235.06 sq mi)
Elevation 31 m (102 ft)
Population (2015)
 • Total 8,011
 • Density 13/km2 (34/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Pedro-osoriense
Time zone BRT (UTC-3)
 • Summer (DST) BRST (UTC-2)
Website www.pedroosorio.rs.gov.br

Pedro Osório is a Brazilian municipality in the southeastern part of the state of Rio Grande do Sul. The population is 8,011 (2015 est.) in an area of 608.79 km².[1] The municipality was founded on April 3, 1958 from parts of the municipalities of Canguçú and Arroio Grande. Cerrito was separated in 1997.[2]

The municipality is by the Piratini River. Its population is largely of Italian and Lebanese descent.

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