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Old January 21st, 2008, 05:11 AM   #1
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l Porto Alegre l Rio Grande do Sul State - South Brazil

Porto Alegre is the capital of the state of the Rio Grande Do Sul. Metropolitan of Porto Alegre belongs to the mesorregião and the microregion of Porto Alegre. She is located next to the Guaíba Lake, in the south extremity of the country, the 2,111 kilometers of Brasilia.

The city consisted from the arrival of Portuguese azorians couples in 1742. In century XIX it counted on the influx of many immigrants German, Italian and Polish (also it received immigrants Arab), being today formed for 30 etnias.

It is the second capital with Indice de raised human Desenvolvimento more with indice of 0,865 and the first one when one considers the cities with superior population the 1 million of inhabitants.

It is the biggest region metropolitan of the south of the country, with about 4,1 million people, in 2006. In the capital gaucho they currently inhabit (2007) 1,42 million of people, being the tenth more populous city of Brazil in accordance with given of the IBGE [1]. As any another Brazilian metropolis, Porto Alegre still suffers with some social problems.

It is the second Brazilian capital with lesser tax of illiterates in the country (3.45%) [2], and where sales of books is the greater between the capitals. [lacks of sources]

Jones was elect for the English Lang LaSalle one of the 24 cities with potential greater to attract investments in the world, and the only Brazilian representative [].

In 2001, it was the city headquarters of the first World Social Fórum edition, now itinerante event, that focuses the social matters of the current world under the perspective of the left politics. It was headquarters of this event also in 2002, 2003 and 2005.

Well, I hope that you enjoy this trip for my city.

The majority of the photos is mine with contributions of other Brazilian forumers as Gutooo, Farrapo, gerson LDN , Flicklings and an others forumers.

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That´s it, I hope that you like and give some post!!!

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Old January 21st, 2008, 08:39 AM   #2
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Looks very nice!
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Old January 21st, 2008, 10:52 PM   #3
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Old January 25th, 2008, 09:07 AM   #4
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AMAZING PHOTOS! Best photos I've ever seen from Porto Alegre!!!
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Old January 25th, 2008, 12:59 PM   #5
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Wow, very goodpics!!!!
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Old January 27th, 2008, 03:29 AM   #6
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Simply beutiful!!! I want to visit this city!!!

Muy hermoso! quiero conocer esta ciudad lo mas pronto posible!!
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Old January 30th, 2008, 04:53 AM   #7
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Thanks for your coments
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Old February 2nd, 2008, 05:19 PM   #8
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This Thread is amazing. Porto Alegre is a great city as the whole southern region.
I've got to visit it!
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Old February 2nd, 2008, 06:27 PM   #9
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Southern Brazil is amazing!


POA is Amazing too!!!
Isn't "THE" most beautifull city, but I like Porto Alegre, the people, the culture and the life style! And the winter!
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Old February 2nd, 2008, 08:26 PM   #10
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Thank you for letting us know that the majority of the photos are your own, and crediting the others. It is much appreciated! Welcome to the new Urban Showcase forums!!
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Old February 2nd, 2008, 08:34 PM   #11
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Wonderful pics. Porto Alegre is one of Brazil's greatest cities!
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Old February 2nd, 2008, 08:38 PM   #12
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There are so many faces to Brazil.. a breathtaking country!
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Old February 3rd, 2008, 10:27 PM   #13
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Wow!
The most beautiful pics of Porto Alegre ever!
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Old February 4th, 2008, 03:09 AM   #14
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Nice pics nice city!
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Old February 4th, 2008, 07:46 AM   #15
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Great selection of Poa pics!
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Old February 6th, 2008, 05:41 AM   #16
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Thanks every one for your coments, when changes the page, more shots, from the amazing south area of the city...some idea what is coming...





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Old February 6th, 2008, 08:18 AM   #17
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Amazing looking place, soo beautiful - thanks a million mate - I love the pics!
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Old February 7th, 2008, 05:21 AM   #18
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I had never seen the first panorama!
Nice compilation!
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Old December 6th, 2008, 10:27 PM   #19
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amazing city, and awesome pics.
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Old December 7th, 2008, 11:18 AM   #20
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Panoramas are great
Very nice pics
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