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Cerro Largo, Rio Grande do Sul (Brazil)

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The municipality of Cerro Largo (13,289 inhabitants in 2013; 17,767 ha) is located 500 km of Porto Alegre.

Cerro Largo was established on 4 October 1902, as Colônia Cerro Azul, by German colonists from the region of Montenegro, led by Jesuit Father Maximiliano von Lassberg. Cerro Azul was elevated to the 4th district of São Luiz Gonzaga in 1915, to be renamed to Cerro Largo in 1942. The municipality of Cerro Grande was established by State Decree No. 2,519 issued in 15 December 1954, and inaugurated on 28 February 1955.
Municipal website

Ivan Sache, 14 July 2020

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The coat of arms features the church dedicated to the Holy Family of Nazareth, erected from 1913 to 1921 in neo-Gothic style.


Ivan Sache, 14 July 2020