São Leopoldo

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Ceety o São Leopoldo
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Location in Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Coordinates: 29°45′36″S 51°08′49″W / 29.76000°S 51.14694°W / -29.76000; -51.14694
KintraBrazil
RegionSooth
StateRio Grande do Sul
Foondit1824
Incorporatit1846 (toun)
 1864 (ceety)
Govrenment
 • MayorAry José Vanazzi (PT)
Area
 • Total102.31 km2 (39.50 sq mi)
Elevation
26 m (85 ft)
Population
 (2006 est.)
 • Tot212,498
 • Density2,077/km2 (5,380/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-3 (UTC-3)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-2 (UTC-2)
WabsteidPrefeitura de São Leopoldo

São Leopoldo is an important Brazilian industrial ceety locatit in the sooth state o Rio Grande do Sul.

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It occupees a total aurie o 103.9 km² (aroond 80 km² urban aurie) at circa 30 km frae the State Caipital, Porto Alegre. The climate is sub-tropical, wi temperaturs varyin frae 2°C minimum at Winter tae mair than 40°C maximum durin simmer time. Simmers are fairly dry.

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Establisht on 25 Julie 1824, bi German immigrants, São Leopoldo is considered the cradle o German cultur in Brazil, that is tae say, it is the first offeecial ceety designed bi the naitional Brazilian govrenor tae stairt the German plan o immigration in the kintra. It haed, in 2006, a population o approximately 210,000.

São Leopoldo is ane o the 13 ceeties alang the Rota Romântica ('Romantic Route'), a touristic scenic route that runs frae the State Caipital towards the Serra Gaúcha.

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