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Rio Grande do Sul

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Quick Facts
Capital Porto Alegre
Government Brazilian State
Currency Real (R$) (BRL)
Area 281,748 km2
Population 10,770,603 (2012 est.)
Language Official:Portuguese
Regionally Spoken:Guarani, Kaingang, German, Polish,
Religion n/a
Electricity In general 127V/60Hz with some cities using 220V/60Hz (North American or European plug)
Time Zone UTC -3/-2

Rio Grande do Sul is the southernmost state in Brazil, and borders Uruguay and Argentina.

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Regions

Regiões de Rio Grande do Sul
Central West
Famous for paleontological tourism along the "Paleorrota"
Central East
Northeast
Northwest
Metropolitan Region of Porto Alegre
Southeast
Southwest

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The best way to get to Rio Grande do Sul is to fly to Porto Alegre (Salgado Filho Airoport) from Sao Paulo or Rio where most international flights to Brazil arrive.

From Porto Alegre you can get anywhere else in Rio Grande do Sul by rental car, or by taking a guided tour. From Salgado Filho Airport you can take the Trensurb tram to the city center of Porto Alegre or get off in the Rodoviaria Station (Coach station) from which you can continue to many other destinations - the buses are pretty safe and comfortable.

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