Place:Osório, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil


Alt namesConceição do Arroiosource: Family History Library Catalog
Located inRio Grande do Sul, Brazil
source: Family History Library Catalog

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Osório is a coastal municipality and a city in the state of Rio Grande do Sul. Its population is about 40,000 inhabitants.

Osório is located 90 km east of the state capital, Porto Alegre. The municipality was created in 1857 by fission from Santo Antonio da Patrulha and named Conceição do Arroio. It was renamed in 1934 by decree to honor Manuel Luís Osório, 19th century military commander and politician who was born there.

The Osório wind farm, the largest wind power park in Latin America (300MW) was built in 2006 in the outskirts of the town.

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