Caxias do Sul

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Caxias do Sul
Município de Caxias do Sul
Municipality of Caxias do Sul
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Flag of Caxias do Sul
Flag
Official seal of Caxias do Sul
Seal
Nickname(s): 
Pearl of the Colonies
Location of Caxias do Sul
Location of Caxias do Sul
Caxias do Sul is located in Brazil
Caxias do Sul
Caxias do Sul
Location in Brazil
Coordinates: 29°10′00″S 51°11′00″W / 29.16667°S 51.18333°W / -29.16667; -51.18333Coordinates: 29°10′00″S 51°11′00″W / 29.16667°S 51.18333°W / -29.16667; -51.18333
CountryBrazil
RegionSouth
StateRio Grande do Sul
FoundedJune 20, 1890
Government
 • MayorAdiló Didomênico (PSDB)
Area
 • Municipality1,643.913 km2 (634.718 sq mi)
 • Urban
65.5 km2 (25.3 sq mi)
Elevation
817 m (2,680 ft)
Population
 (2020 [1])
 • Municipality517,451
 • Metro
735,276
Time zoneUTC-3 (UTC-3)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-2 (UTC-2)
Postal Code
95000-000
Area code(s)+55 54
WebsiteCaxias, Rio Grande do Sul

Caxias do Sul (Portuguese pronunciation: [kaˈʃias du ˈsuw]) is a city in Rio Grande do Sul, Southern Brazil. In 2020, the population of Caxias do Sul was estimated at 517,451 people. The city is known for having a large population of German descent.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. IBGE 2020
  2. "Caxias do Sul" (in Portuguese). Brasília, Brazil: Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística. 2017. Retrieved December 20, 2017.