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GALÓPOLIS
Brazil
Galópolis because of its large waterfall and extensive pine valley of the creek, the site was formerly known as the Valley del Profondo, and was inhabited after 1876 by ​​settlers who were dedicated to the subsistence economy. In 1898 there was a wool installed by a wave of immigrants from Schio, Italy. In 1940 the textile industry went through a serious crisis, and was acquired by Hercules Gall, who reorganized the venture in partnership with the Chavez brothers, and managed to make it prosper, and that the community which depended directly, for which he was honored with change the local name for "Galópolis." It is located 10 km from the city center, and today most of its population of 2,200 depends on work at the administrative level. The area has great natural beauty and is part of the tourist route of rural tourism.
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Tags: square; galópolis; "caxias do sul"; praça; igreja; centro; "rio grande do sul"; brazil; brasil; caxias
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