São Luiz Gonzaga

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São Luiz Gonzaga
Municipality
Flag of São Luiz Gonzaga
Coat of arms of São Luiz Gonzaga
Location in Rio Grande do Sul state
Location in Rio Grande do Sul state
São Luiz Gonzaga is located in Brazil
São Luiz Gonzaga
São Luiz Gonzaga
Location in Brazil
Coordinates: 28°24′28″S 54°57′39″W / 28.40778°S 54.96083°W / -28.40778; -54.96083Coordinates: 28°24′28″S 54°57′39″W / 28.40778°S 54.96083°W / -28.40778; -54.96083
Country Brazil
StateRio Grande do Sul
Micro-regionSanto Ângelo
Area
 • Total1,295.68 km2 (500.26 sq mi)
Population
 (2020 [1])
 • Total33,293
 • Density26/km2 (67/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-3 (BRT)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-2 (BRST)

São Luiz Gonzaga (Portuguese for St. Aloysius Gonzaga) is a municipality of the state of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. Its population is 33,293 (2020 est.) in an area of 1295,68 km².[2] It was founded in the 17th century as a Jesuit mission town. It is located 503 km west of the state capital of Porto Alegre, northeast of Alegrete.

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