Piratini

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Piratini
Catholic Church
Catholic Church
Official seal of Piratini
Piratini is located in Brazil
Piratini
Piratini
Location in Brazil
Coordinates: 31°26′52″S 53°06′14″W / 31.44778°S 53.10389°W / -31.44778; -53.10389
Country Brazil
StateRio Grande do Sul
MesoregionSudoeste Rio-grandense
MicroregionSerras de Sudeste
Founded6 July 1789
Government
 • MayorVilso Agnelo da Silva Gomes
Area
 • Total3,561.48 km2 (1,375.10 sq mi)
Elevation
349 m (1,145 ft)
Population
 (2020 [1])
 • Total20,704
 • Density5.8/km2 (15/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Piratinenses
Time zoneUTC-3 (UTC-3)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-2 (UTC-2)

Piratini is a city in the Brazilian state of Rio Grande do Sul with a population of some 21,000. It is the former capital of the short-lived Riograndense Republic which was proclaimed on September 11, 1836.

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