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 today has a population of 59,857. Carazinho's primary economy is focused on agriculture. Soybeans, corn and wheat are the major products.
|O Município do Carazinho|
The Municipality of Carazinho
|State||Rio Grande do Sul|
|Mesoregion||Mesoregion Nordeste Rio-Grandense|
|Founded||24 January 1931|
|• Mayor||Milton Schmitz (PMDB)|
|• City||676 km2 (261 sq mi)|
|Elevation||603 m (1,978 ft)|
|• Density||88/km2 (230/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC-3 (UTC-3)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-2 (UTC-2)|
|Area code(s)||+55 54|
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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