Carazinho is a city located 246 km from Porto Alegre, in the northwest portion of the Brazilian state of Rio Grande do Sul. Carazinho-RS was founded on 1931 and as of 2020 has a population of 62,265. Carazinho's primary economy is focused on agriculture. Soybeans, corn and wheat are the major products.

Carazinho
O Município do Carazinho
The Municipality of Carazinho
Flag of Carazinho
Official seal of Carazinho
Location of Carazinho
Carazinho is located in Brazil
Carazinho
Carazinho
Location in Brazil
Coordinates: 28°17′02″S 52°47′09″W / 28.28389°S 52.78583°W / -28.28389; -52.78583Coordinates: 28°17′02″S 52°47′09″W / 28.28389°S 52.78583°W / -28.28389; -52.78583
Country Brazil
StateRio Grande do Sul
RegionSouth
MesoregionMesoregion Nordeste Rio-Grandense
MicroregionCarazinho
Founded24 January 1931
Government
 • MayorMilton Schmitz (PMDB)
Area
 • City676 km2 (261 sq mi)
Elevation
603 m (1,978 ft)
Population
 (2020 [1])
 • City62,265
 • Density92/km2 (240/sq mi)
 • Rural
1,064
 • Metro
58,253
Demonymcarazinhense
Time zoneUTC−3 (BRT)
Postal Code
99500-000
Area code+55 54
Websitewww.carazinho.rs.gov.br

Carazinho can be accessed via BR-285 or BR-386, which are major roads in Rio Grande do Sul.

It has an altitude of 603 meters and an area of 676 km²

A significant part of Carazinho's population is of German origin.

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