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About Porto Alegre
Porto Alegre is the capital of Rio Grande do Sul, the southernmost state of Brazil. It is the fourth largest metropolitan area in the country, with about 4 million inhabitants (according to the CIA-Factbook), most of them descendants of German, Italian, Portuguese and African immigrants. It features a high HDI (0.865), the second amongst Brazilian capitals. Its climate is classified as humid subtropical, with mild to cold winters.

Estimated cost per month

  • Housing: R$ 700,00 to R$ 800,00 (boarding house)
  • Public transportation: R$ 4,30 (bus ticket)
  • Feed costs: R$ 350,00 to R$ 500,00 (average)

Universidade Federal de Ciências da Saúde de Porto Alegre
Rua Sarmento Leite, 245 - Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brasil - CEP 90050-170
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