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Cachoeirinha

Cachoeirinha
Administration
Full nameCachoeirinha
Official nameCachoeirinha
MottoA New City
CountryBrazil
RegionSul
StateRio Grande do Sul
Founded15 May 1966
Government
MayorLuiz Vicente da Cunha Pires (PSB)
Geography
Total Area16.9 sq mi (43.766 km2)
Elevation32.8 ft (10 m)
Demography
Total Population121880 (2006)
Density (pop.)2784.8/km2 (7212.6/sq mi)
Other information
Time zoneUTC-3 (UTC-3)
- Summer (DST)UTC-2 (UTC-2)
CEP94900-000

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:Other uses: Cachoeirinha, Tocantins

Cachoeirinha (lit. "Little Waterfall") is a city situated in the Brazilian state of Rio Grande do Sul. Cachoeirinha is an alternative for the people who want to be near Porto Alegre (capital of Rio Grande do Sul). The city is situated at a strategic point in Rio Grande do Sul state. The city shares borders with Porto Alegre, Canoas, Esteio, Sapucaia do Sul, Gravatai and Alvorada. The city holiday is on May 15, the date on which the city declared its emancipation.


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