Carlos Barbosa

Carlos Barbosa is a town in the wine country in Rio Grande do Sul state, Brazil. It is situated at 29º17'51" South and 51º30'13" West, at an altitude of 676 meters. Its population was estimated in 2020 to be 30,241 inhabitants. It has an area of 208,16 km sq.

Carlos Barbosa
Flag of Carlos Barbosa
Flag
Coat of arms of Carlos Barbosa
Coat of arms
Location within Rio Grande do Sul
Location within Rio Grande do Sul
Carlos Barbosa is located in Brazil
Carlos Barbosa
Carlos Barbosa
Location in Brazil
Coordinates: 29°18′S 51°30′W / 29.300°S 51.500°W / -29.300; -51.500Coordinates: 29°18′S 51°30′W / 29.300°S 51.500°W / -29.300; -51.500
Country Brazil
StateRio Grande do Sul
Population
 (2020[1])
 • Total30,241
Time zoneUTC-3 (BRT)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-2 (BRST)

The city is linked by railroad line to Bento Gonçalves and the Maria Fumaça tourist train runs between both cities.

The town is named after governor Carlos Barbosa Gonçalves.

Metallurgy company Tramontina and dairy company Cooperativa Santa Clara are based in Carlos Barbosa. Also, the Associação Carlos Barbosa de Futsal is one of the major futsal clubs in Brazil.

The Maria Fumaça steam locomotive at the Bento Gonçalves train station - the train runs between Bento Gonçalves and Carlos Barbosa with a stop in Garibaldi

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