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Passo Fundo, Rio Grande do Sul
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Nickname(s): 
Capital of the mid-Plateau, Land of the Good Folks
Motto(s): 
Work, Brotherhood, Progress!
Location in Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Country  Brazil
Region South
State Rio Grande do Sul
Founded 1827
Incorporated 1857
Area
 • Total 758.27 km2 (292.77 sq mi)
Elevation
687 m (2,254 ft)
Population
 (2018 est.)
 • Total 201,767
 • Density 241/km2 (620/sq mi)
 • Demonym
passo-fundense
Time zone UTC-3 (UTC-3)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-2 (UTC-2)
Website Prefeitura de Passo Fundo

Passo Fundo is a municipality in the north of the southern Brazilian state of Rio Grande do Sul. It is named after its river. It's the twelfth largest city in the state. It has a population of 201,767.

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