São Lourenço do Sul

São Lourenço do Sul is a Brazilian municipality in the state of Rio Grande do Sul. The municipality had 43111 inhabitants in the last Census (2010). Its population in 2016 was estimated in 44,561 inhabitants.[1] It is located at the west bank of the big lagoon Lagoa dos Patos.

São Lourenço do Sul
Flag of São Lourenço do Sul
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Official seal of São Lourenço do Sul
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Location within Rio Grande do Sul
Location within Rio Grande do Sul
São Lourenço do Sul is located in Brazil
São Lourenço do Sul
São Lourenço do Sul
Location in Brazil
Coordinates: 31°22′02.14″S 51°58′46.37″W / 31.3672611°S 51.9795472°W / -31.3672611; -51.9795472
Country Brazil
RegionSouth
StateRio Grande do Sul
Founded26 April 1884
Government
 • MayorRudinei Harter (PDT); (2017–2020)
Area
 • Total2,036.125 km2 (786.152 sq mi)
Population
 (2016 (estimate))
 • Total44,561
 • Density22/km2 (57/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-3 (UTC-3)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-2 (UTC-2)
Postal Code
96170-000
Websitehttp://www.saolourencodosul.rs.gov.br/

The municipality contains part of the 7,993 hectares (19,750 acres) Camaquã State Park, created in 1975.[2]

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Government (in Portuguese)Edit

CoordinatesEdit

31°22′02.14″S 51°58′46.37″W / 31.3672611°S 51.9795472°W / -31.3672611; -51.9795472

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://cidades.ibge.gov.br/xtras/perfil.php?codmun=431880
  2. ^ Parque Estadual do Camaquã (in Portuguese), SEMA: Secretaria do Ambiente e Desenvolvimento Sustentável (RS), retrieved 2017-01-22

Coordinates: 31°21′55″S 51°58′42″W / 31.36528°S 51.97833°W / -31.36528; -51.97833