Thursday, September 1, 2011

Porto Alegre

Received from: Brazil
Category: Postcrossing - official card
Date: September 2011
Distance: 11520 km
Time of travelling: 20 days

Beautiful card, unfortunately without a stamp.

Porto Alegre is the tenth most populous municipality in Brazil, with 1,409,939 inhabitants, and the centre of Brazil's fourth largest metropolitan area (3,979,561 inhabitants). It is also the capital city of the southernmost Brazilian state of Rio Grande do Sul. The city is the southernmost capital city of a Brazilian state. Porto Alegre is one of top cultural, political and economic centers of Brazil. Two Mercosul countries, Argentina and Uruguay, border on the State of Rio Grande do Sul.

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