São Nicolau, Rio Grande do Sul

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São Nicolau
Municipality
Location in Rio Grande do Sul state
Location in Rio Grande do Sul state
São Nicolau is located in Brazil
São Nicolau
São Nicolau
Location in Brazil
Coordinates: 28°10′58″S 55°16′1″W / 28.18278°S 55.26694°W / -28.18278; -55.26694Coordinates: 28°10′58″S 55°16′1″W / 28.18278°S 55.26694°W / -28.18278; -55.26694
Country  Brazil
State Rio Grande do Sul
Micro-region Santo Ângelo
Area
 • Total 485.32 km2 (187.38 sq mi)
Population (2015)
 • Total 5,732
 • Density 12/km2 (31/sq mi)
Time zone BRT (UTC-3)
 • Summer (DST) BRST (UTC-2)
Website www.saonicolau.rs.gov.br

São Nicolau (Portuguese meaning Saint Nicholas) is a municipality of the state of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. The population is 5,732 (2015 est.) in an area of 485.32 km².[1] It is located 562 km west of the state capital of Porto Alegre, northeast of Alegrete. The Uruguay River, which forms the border with Argentina, flows along the northwestern part of the municipality.

The municipality would be partially flooded by the proposed Garabí Dam.[2]

Bounding municipalities[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística
  2. ^ Eletrobras apresenta Garabi-Panambi a prefeitos (in Portuguese), Eletrobras CGTEE, 7 April 2014, retrieved 2016-11-11 

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