Caxias Do Sul

Caxias Do Sul

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Caxias do Sul (Portuguese pronunciation is a city in Rio Grande do Sul, Southern Brazil, situated in the state's mountainous Serra Ga cha region. Coordinates: 29 10 0 S, 51 11 0 W. It was established by Italian immigrants on June 20, 1890. Today it is the second largest city in the state of Rio Grande do Sul. The demonym of the citizens of Caxias do Sul is caxiense.The history of Caxias do Sul starts before the arrival of the Italians, when the region was being roamed by cattlemen and occupied by Indians. Back then, the region was called "Indians' Field." The Italian immigrants' occupation, mostly farmers from the Veneto region (northern Italy), started taking place in 1875 in Nova Milano. Hence, they were in search of a better place to live. They also met people from Lombardy, Trento, and other places. Although they had gotten some governmental support, such as tools, supplies, and seeds, everything had to be reimbursed.show more

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  • Paperback | 56 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 3mm | 95g
  • Loc Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 613589210X
  • 9786135892109