Sapiranga

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Sapiranga
PracaBandeiraSapiranga.jpg
Location in Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
RegionSooth
StateRio Grande do Sul
Foondit1955
Govrenment
 • MayorClorinha Molling (PP)
Area
 • Total137.519 km2 (53.096 sq mi)
Population
 (2008 est.)
 • Tot77,282
 • Density538.0/km2 (1,393/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-3 (UTC-3)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-2 (UTC-2)
WabsteidPrefeitura de Sapiranga

Sapiranga is a ceety in Brazil in the state o Rio Grande do Sul wi a population o roughly 80,000 inhabitants. It is locatit in a industrial aurie cried "Vale dos Sinos", bi the Rio dos Sinos (River of the Bells). The toun's economy relies hivily on the shae industry. Ither industries are present, but maistly linkit tae the shae manufacturin process, such as metallurgic plants in which machinery is built tae later be employed in the production o shuin.

Sapiranga is 59 km (37 mi) awa frae Porto Alegre. The ceety's aurie is 137.5 km2 (53 sq mi).

Sapiranga is widely kent as Ceety o the Roses. Sapiranga's festival o roses oreeginatit wi simple competitions tae see who haed the best gardens, or maist bonnie bouquets o roses. The day, it haes grown intae a lairge festival showcasin muisic, dancin, an o course roses. It takes place each November in the Immigrant Pairk an attracts thoosans o attendees.

Frae the peak o Ferrabraz you can tak in the spectacular vista o the surroondin peaks, Sapiranga an its neebourin ceeties belaw. On a clear day you can even spot the biggins an the lichts o Porto Alegre. Ferrabraz walcomes visitors frae aw ower the warld tae splore its mony trails, discover its storiet history, hidden watterfaws, historical monuments, an tae tak advantage o its ideal condeetions for hang glidin, paragliding, hikin, cross kintra an downhill muntain bikin, rappellin, an motocross.

The toun haes a fitbaa team: Associação Esportiva Sapiranga.

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