Três Lagoas, a view towards the northeast, the Paraná River to the top of the table
Três Lagoas in Mato Grosso do Sul
|State||Mato Grosso do Sul|
|Mesoregion||Este de Mato Grosso del Sur|
|• Mayor||Márcia Moura|
|• Total||3,940.701 sq mi (10,206.370 km2)|
|Time zone||UTC -4|
Três Lagoas ("Three Ponds") is a municipality in Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil. It is the third most populous city in that state. Founded in 1915, colonization began in 1880 by Luís Correia Neves Filho, Antônio Trajano dos Santos e Protásio Garcia Leal. It is named for three lakes in the region.
The city itself has a population of 113,619 according to 2015 estimates. The city has a reasonable income distribution and does not have pockets of poverty.
Culturally different, very close to southern cultures, such as Gaucho and Catarinense. Large festivals are held here as well as rodeos.
The city is served by Plínio Alarcom Airport.
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