Alegrete

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Ceety o Alegrete
Fountain at the lake o Neytha Ramos Park

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Nickname(s): "Baita Chão" ("Hell o a Grund")
Location in Rio Grande do Sul an Brazil
Coordinates: 29°47′01.63″S 55°47′27.54″W / 29.7837861°S 55.7909833°W / -29.7837861; -55.7909833
Kintra Brazil
Region Sul
State Rio Grande do Sul
Foondit 25 October 1831
Government
 • Mayor Erasmo Guterres da Silva (PMDB)
Area
 • Total 7,804 km2 (3,013 sq mi)
Elevation 102 m (335 ft)
Population (2010)[1]
 • Total 78,984
 • Density 11.34/km2 (29.4/sq mi)
Time zone UTC-3 (UTC-3)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-2 (UTC-2)
HDI' (2000) 0.793 – medium[2]
Website Prefeitura de Alegrete

Alegrete is a toun an a municipality in Rio Grande do Sul locatit in soothren Brazil. Its middlin altitude is 102 m (335 ft). Its estimatit population in 2008 wis 78,984 inhabitants an the total aurie is 7,803.967 km2 (3,013.129 sq mi) (the lairgest municipality o the State an o Soothren Brazil). Its inhabitants are cried Alegretenses.

Alegrete wis settled in 1816 an became a municipality in 1857. It is the hametoun o the abolitionist leader Franklin Gomes Souto, o the politeecian, diplomat an statesman Osvaldo Aranha, first Preses o the Unitit Naitions General Assembly, an o the Brazilian poet Mário Quintana. Ivery September 20 (War o the Farrapos Day), aboot 8,000 young, adult an auld horsemen an horseweemen parade throu its streets, uisin their native costumes an ridin their horses wi trappins.

Alegrete is servit bi Gaudêncio Machado Ramos Airport.

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  1. "Censo Populacional 2010". Censo Populacional 2010. Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística (IBGE). 29 November 2010. Retrieved 11 December 2010. 
  2. "Ranking decrescente do IDH-M dos municípios do Brasil" (in Portuguese). Atlas do Desenvolvimento Humano, Programa das Nações Unidas para o Desenvolvimento (PNUD). 2000. Retrieved December 17, 2009. 

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