Venda Nova do Imigrante

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Venda Nova do Imigrante
Municipality
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Location in Espírito Santo  state
Location in Espírito Santo state
Venda Nova do Imigrante is located in Brazil
Venda Nova do Imigrante
Venda Nova do Imigrante
Location in Brazil
Coordinates: 20°20′24″S 41°8′6″W / 20.34000°S 41.13500°W / -20.34000; -41.13500Coordinates: 20°20′24″S 41°8′6″W / 20.34000°S 41.13500°W / -20.34000; -41.13500
Country  Brazil
Region Southeast Region
State Espírito Santo
Area
 • Total 185.9 km2 (71.8 sq mi)
Population (2015)
 • Total 23,744
 • Density 130/km2 (330/sq mi)
Time zone BRT/BRST (UTC-3/-2)

Venda Nova do Imigrante is a municipality, with a capital of the same name, in east central Espírito Santo, Brazil. Created in 1989, by separating from Conceição do Castelo, it stands at a height of 630 meters above sea level. Its population was 23,744 (2015) and its area is 185.9 km².[1]

It was mainly colonised by northern Italian immigrants and still holds Italian-themed festivals such as the Polenta festival and wine festivals. Other such traditions still held on to are traditional Italian dancing and choral singing, often seen during such festivals.

Bordering municipalities include: (E) Domingos Martins, (N) Afonso Claudio, (W) Conceição do Castelo and Castelo in the south.

References[edit]

  1. ^ IBGE - [1]