Rio Grande do Sul

Rio Grande do Sul is the southernmost state in , and borders and . It is in some sense a unique region that merges clearly identifiable elements of culture, the culture of Pampas region which also includes and a large portion of , as well as the culture of and immigrants.
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is the capital city of Rio Grande do Sul, the southernmost state in . Photo: Paulo rsmenezes, CC BY-SA 2.5.

Metropolitan Porto Alegre is one of the seven Mesoregions of the state of Rio Grande do Sul in . Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

Sudeste Rio-Grandense is one of the seven Mesoregions of the state of Rio Grande do Sul in . Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is the second largest city in the southern state of Rio Grande do Sul after the capital city of . Photo: Jjtkk, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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Noroeste Rio-Grandense was one of the seven Mesoregions on the state of Rio Grande do Sul in . Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

The Centro Ocidental Rio-Grandense is one of the seven mesoregions of the state of Rio Grande do Sul in . Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

The is a region of the state of Rio Grande do Sul, in the of . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 3.0.

Sudoeste Rio-Grandense is one of the seven mesoregions of the state of Rio Grande do Sul in . Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

The is a region of the state of Rio Grande do Sul, in the of . Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

Rio Grande do Sul

Latitude of center
-30° or 30° south
Longitude of center
-53.5° or 53° 30' west
Population
10,700,000
Abbreviation
RS
Elevation
121 metres (397 feet)
Geo­Names ID
3451133

Also Known As

  • Achinese: BR-RS
  • Afar: BR-RS
  • Afrikaans: Rio Grande do Sol
  • Afrikaans: Rio Grande do Sul
  • Akan: BR-RS
  • Albanian: BR-RS
  • Arabic: Rio Grande do Sul
  • Arabic: ريو جراندي دو سول
  • Arabic: ريو غراندي دو سول
  • Aragonese: BR-RS
  • Armenian: Ռիու Գրանդի դու Սուլ
  • Arpitan: BR-RS
  • Asturian: Rio Grande do Sul
  • Asturian: Río Grande do Sul
  • Aymara: Rio Grande do Sul Istadu
  • Aymara: Rio Grande do sul
  • Azerbaijani: Riu-Qrandi-du-Sul
  • Bambara: BR-RS
  • Banjar: BR-RS
  • Basque: Hegoaldeko Rio Grande
  • Basque: Rio Grande do Sul
  • Batak Toba: BR-RS
  • Bavarian: BR-RS
  • Belarusian: Рыу-Гранды-ду-Сул
  • Belarusian: Рыю-Грандзі-ду-Сул
  • Belarusian: штат Рыу-Гранды-ду-Сул
  • Bengali: রিও গ্রান্ডে দু সোল
  • Bishnupriya: রিও গ্রান্ডে ডো সুল
  • Bislama: BR-RS
  • Bosnian: Rio Grande do Sul
  • Breton: Rio Grande do Sul
  • Buginese: BR-RS
  • Bulgarian: Рио Гранде до Сул
  • Bulgarian: Рио Гранди до Сул
  • Bulgarian: Риу Гранди ду Сул
  • Catalan: Rio Grande do Sul
  • Cebuano: Rio Grande do Sul (estado sa Brasil)
  • Cebuano: Rio Grande do Sul
  • Central Bikol: BR-RS
  • Chamorro: BR-RS
  • Chavacano: Rio Grande do Sul
  • Cheyenne: BR-RS
  • Chinese: Rio Grande do Sul
  • Chinese: 北大河州
  • Chinese: 南大河州
  • Chinese: 南里奥格兰德州
  • Chinese: 南里約格蘭德
  • Choctaw: BR-RS
  • Cornish: Rio Grande do Sul
  • Corsican: BR-RS
  • Cree: BR-RS
  • Creek: BR-RS
  • Crimean Tatar: BR-RS
  • Croatian: Rio Grande do Sul
  • Czech: Rio Grande do Sul
  • Danish: Rio Grande do Sul
  • Dimli (individual language): BR-RS
  • Dutch: Rio Grande do Sul
  • Eastern Canadian Inuktitut: BR-RS
  • English: RS
  • Erzya: BR-RS
  • Esperanto: Rio Grande do Sul
  • Esperanto: Sud-Riogrando
  • Esperanto: Suda Rio-Grando
  • Esperanto: Suda Riogrando
  • Esperanto: Sudriogrando
  • Estonian: Rio Grande do Sul
  • Estonian: Rio Grande do Suli osariik
  • Extremaduran: BR-RS
  • Faroese: BR-RS
  • Fiji Hindi: BR-RS
  • Fijian: BR-RS
  • Finnish: Rio Grande do Sul
  • French: Rio Grande do Sul
  • French: Rio Grande du Sud
  • French: État du Rio Grande do Sul
  • Friulian: BR-RS
  • Fulah: BR-RS
  • Gagauz: BR-RS
  • Galician: Rio Grande do Sul
  • Galician: Río Grande do Sur
  • Ganda: BR-RS
  • Georgian: რიუ-გრანდი-დუ-სული
  • Georgian: რიუ გრანდი დუ სული
  • German: BR-RS
  • German: Estado do Rio Grande do Sul
  • German: RS
  • German: Rio Grande do Sul
  • Goan Konkani: BR-RS
  • Gorontalo: BR-RS
  • Greek: Ρίο Γκράντε ντο Σουλ
  • Greek: Ρίο Γκράντε ντο Σουρ
  • Guarani: RS
  • Guarani: Rio Grande do Sul
  • Guarani: Río Grande
  • Gujarati: રિયો ગ્રાન્દે દો સુલ
  • Haitian: BR-RS
  • Hakka Chinese: Nàm-thai-hò-chû
  • Hausa: Nàm-thai-hò-chû
  • Hawaiian: BR-RS
  • Hebrew: ריו גראנדה דו סול
  • Hebrew: ריו גראנדי דו סול
  • Hebrew: ריו גרנדה דו סול
  • Herero: BR-RS
  • Hindi: रियो ग्रांड डो सुल
  • Hindi: रियो ग्रांडे दो सुल
  • Hindi: रियो ग्रांडो दो सुल
  • Hiri Motu: BR-RS
  • Hungarian: Rio Grande do Sul
  • Hungarian: Río Grande del Sur
  • Hunsrik: BR-RS
  • Icelandic: Rio Grande do Sul
  • Ido: Rio Grande do Sul
  • Igbo: BR-RS
  • Iloko: BR-RS
  • Indonesian: Rio Grande do Sul
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Rio Grande do Sul
  • Interlingue: BR-RS
  • Inupiaq: BR-RS
  • Irish: Rio Grande do Sul
  • Italian: RS
  • Italian: Rio Grande del Sud
  • Italian: Rio Grande do Sul
  • Jamaican Creole English: BR-RS
  • Japanese: ヒオ・グランジ・ド・スウ州
  • Japanese: ヒオ・グランヂ・ド・スウ州
  • Japanese: リオグランデドスル州
  • Japanese: リオグランデドスール州
  • Japanese: リオグランデ・ド・スウ州
  • Japanese: リオグランデ・ド・スル州
  • Japanese: リオ・グランデ・ド・スル
  • Japanese: リオ・グランデ・ド・スル州
  • Japanese: リオ・グランデ・ド・スーウ州
  • Japanese: リオ・グランデ・ド・スール州
  • Japanese: 南大河州
  • Javanese: BR-RS
  • Kabyle: BR-RS
  • Kalaallisut: BR-RS
  • Kannada: ರಿಯೊ ಗ್ರಾಂಡೆ ಡು ಸುಲ್
  • Kanuri: BR-RS
  • Kara-Kalpak: BR-RS
  • Kashubian: BR-RS
  • Kazakh: BR-RS
  • Kazakh: Риу-Гранди-ду-Сул
  • Kikuyu: BR-RS
  • Kinyarwanda: BR-RS
  • Kongo: BR-RS
  • Korean: 리우그란데두술 주
  • Korean: 히우 그란지 두 술 주
  • Korean: 히우그란지두술주
  • Kuanyama: BR-RS
  • Kurdish: BR-RS
  • Kölsch: BR-RS
  • Ladino: Rio Grande del Sud
  • Latgalian: BR-RS
  • Latin: Rivus Magnus Australis
  • Latvian: Rio Grande do Sul
  • Latvian: Riugrandi du Sula
  • Ligurian: BR-RS
  • Limburgan: Rio Grande do Sul
  • Lingala: BR-RS
  • Lingua Franca Nova: BR-RS
  • Lithuanian: Pietų Rio Grandė
  • Lithuanian: Rio Grandė du Sulas
  • Lithuanian: Riu Grandi du Sulis
  • Liv: BR-RS
  • Livvi: BR-RS
  • Lojban: BR-RS
  • Lombard: Rio Grande do Sul
  • Low German: BR-RS
  • Low German: Rio Grande do Sul
  • Lower Sorbian: BR-RS
  • Lule Sami: BR-RS
  • Luxembourgish: BR-RS
  • Macedonian: Јужно Рио Гранде
  • Mainfränkisch: BR-RS
  • Malagasy: Rio Grande do Sul
  • Malay: Rio Grande do Sul
  • Maltese: BR-RS
  • Manx: BR-RS
  • Maori: BR-RS
  • Marathi: रियो ग्रांदे दो सुल
  • Marshallese: BR-RS
  • Megleno Romanian: BR-RS
  • Min Dong Chinese: BR-RS
  • Min Nan Chinese: Rio Grande do Sul
  • Minangkabau: BR-RS
  • Mirandese: BR-RS
  • Narom: BR-RS
  • Nauru: BR-RS
  • Navajo: BR-RS
  • Ndonga: BR-RS
  • Neapolitan: BR-RS
  • Northern Frisian: BR-RS
  • Northern Sami: BR-RS
  • Norwegian: Rio Grande do Sul
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Rio Grande do Sul
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Río Grande do Sul
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Rio Grande do Sul
  • Novial: BR-RS
  • Nyanja: BR-RS
  • Occitan (post 1500): Rio Grande do Sul
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): BR-RS
  • Oromo: BR-RS
  • Ossetian: Риу-Гранди-ду-Сул
  • Pali: BR-RS
  • Pampanga: BR-RS
  • Pangasinan: BR-RS
  • Papiamento: BR-RS
  • Pedi: BR-RS
  • Pennsylvania German: BR-RS
  • Persian: ریو گرانده جنوبی
  • Persian: ریوگرانده دو سول
  • Persian: ریو گرانده دو سول
  • Persian: ریو گراندهٔ دو سول
  • Persian: ریوگراندهٔ دو سول
  • Pfaelzisch: BR-RS
  • Picard: BR-RS
  • Piemontese: Rio Grande dël Sud
  • Pitcairn-Norfolk: BR-RS
  • Polish: Rio Grande do Sul
  • Portuguese: Estado do Rio Grande do Sul
  • Portuguese: RGS
  • Portuguese: RS
  • Portuguese: Rio Grande do Sul
  • Prussian: BR-RS
  • Quechua: Rio Grande do Sul
  • Quechua: Uralan Hatunmayu
  • Quechua: Urin Hatunmayu
  • Quechua: Urin Hatunmayu suyu
  • Romagnol: BR-RS
  • Romanian: Rio Grande do Sul
  • Romansh: BR-RS
  • Rundi: BR-RS
  • Russian: Рио Гранде ду Сул
  • Russian: Риу-Гранде-ду-Сул
  • Russian: Риу-Гранди-ду-Сул
  • Samoan: BR-RS
  • Sango: BR-RS
  • Sardinian: BR-RS
  • Saterfriesisch: BR-RS
  • Scots: Rio Grande do Sul
  • Scottish Gaelic: BR-RS
  • Serbian: BR-RS
  • Serbian: Рио Гранде до Сул
  • Serbian: Рио Гранди ду Сул
  • Serbian: Рио Гранђи ду Сул
  • Serbo-Croatian: Rio Grande do Sul
  • Serbo-Croatian: Rio Grandi du Sul
  • Shona: BR-RS
  • Sicilian: BR-RS
  • Silesian: BR-RS
  • Sinhala: රියෝ ග්‍රන්ඩේ ඩු සල්
  • Slovak: Rio Grande do Sul
  • Slovenian: BR-RS
  • Somali: BR-RS
  • Southern Sami: BR-RS
  • Southern Sotho: BR-RS
  • Spanish: Estado de Rio Grande del Sur
  • Spanish: Estado de Rio Grande do Sul
  • Spanish: Estado de Río Grande del Sur
  • Spanish: Rio Grande de San Pedro
  • Spanish: Rio Grande del Sur
  • Spanish: Rio Grande do Sul
  • Spanish: Río Grande de San Pedro
  • Spanish: Río Grande del Sur
  • Spanish: Río Grande do Sul
  • Sranan Tongo: BR-RS
  • Sundanese: BR-RS
  • Swahili: Rio Grande do Sul
  • Swati: BR-RS
  • Swedish: Rio Grande do Sul
  • Tachelhit: BR-RS
  • Tagalog: BR-RS
  • Tahitian: BR-RS
  • Tajik: BR-RS
  • Tajik: Риу-Гранди-ду-Сул
  • Tajik: Риу Гранди ду Сул
  • Tamil: இரியோ கிராண்டு டொ சுல்
  • Tamil: ரியோ கிராண்டே டூ சூல்
  • Tatar: BR-RS
  • Tatar: Риу-Гранди-ду-Сул
  • Telugu: రియో గ్రాండ్ డు సల్
  • Tetum: Riu Grande do Sul
  • Thai: Rio Grande do Sul
  • Thai: รัฐรีอูกรันดีดูซูล
  • Tok Pisin: BR-RS
  • Tonga (Tonga Islands): BR-RS
  • Tsonga: BR-RS
  • Tswana: BR-RS
  • Tumbuka: BR-RS
  • Tunisian Arabic: BR-RS
  • Turkish: Rio Grande do Sul
  • Twi: BR-RS
  • Uighur: BR-RS
  • Ukrainian: Ріо-Гранде-ду-Сул
  • Ukrainian: Ріу-Гранді-ду-Сул
  • Ukrainian: Ріу-Ґранді-ду-Сул
  • Upper Sorbian: BR-RS
  • Urdu: جنوبی ریو گرانڈی
  • Uzbek: Riu Grandi du Sul
  • Venda: BR-RS
  • Venetian: Rio Grande do Sul
  • Venetian: Rio Grando do Sul
  • Veps: BR-RS
  • Vietnamese: Rio Grande do Sul
  • Vlaams: BR-RS
  • Vlax Romani: BR-RS
  • Volapük: Rio Grande do Sul
  • Votic: BR-RS
  • Võro: BR-RS
  • Walloon: BR-RS
  • Waray (Philippines): Rio Grande do Sul
  • Welsh: Rio Grande do Sul
  • Western Frisian: BR-RS
  • Western Panjabi: ریو گراند دو سول
  • Wolof: BR-RS
  • Wu Chinese: 南里奥格兰德州
  • Xhosa: BR-RS
  • Yoruba: Rio Grande do Sul
  • Yue Chinese: 南大河州
  • Zeeuws: BR-RS
  • Zhuang: BR-RS
  • Zulu: BR-RS
  • Rio Grande Selatan

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