Where is Porto Alegre Located?
Porto Alegre is the capital of the state of Rio Grande do Sul and the southernmost major city in Brazil.
What Country is Porto Alegre in?
From Porto Alegre it is not far away from Argentina and Uruguay, so the inhabitants also call themselves Gaúchos and the cultural influences of the two neighbouring countries are clearly noticeable.
Porto Alegre is located on the huge Lagoa dos Patos (duck lagoon), about 100 km away from the Atlantic Ocean. This is where the economic heart of the Brazilian South beats. The centre of Porto Alegres is the Mercado Público, a lively and colourful square with many shops and Bars.
Porto Alegre Map
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