São Miguel das Missões

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Ruins in São Miguel das Missões.

São Miguel das Missões is a municipality in Rio Grande do Sul state, southern Brazil.


The town grew around the Spanish colonial Jesuit Reduction, São Miguel das Missões (mission), founded in 1632. The ruins are a UNESCO World Heritage Site, with a museum.


Area of the City
  • 1246 km²
  • 7,682 inhabitants.

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Coordinates: 28°32′S 54°33′W / 28.533°S 54.550°W / -28.533; -54.550