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Pôrto A·le·gre

 (ə-lĕ′grə)
A city of southern Brazil at the northern end of the Lagoa dos Patos near the Atlantic Ocean. It was founded c. 1742 by emigrants from the Azores.

Porto Alegre

(Portuguese ˈportu aˈlɛɡri)
n
(Placename) a port in S Brazil, capital of the Rio Grande do Sul state: the country's chief inland port; the chief commercial centre of S Brazil, with two universities (1936 and 1948). Pop: 3 795 000 (2005 est)
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As per the report, Brazil based Secretary of Civil Aviation (SAC) would be dealing with rights for construction and management of a new airport next year, for Porto Alegre, the capital of Brazil s southernmost state of Rio Grande do Sul.
outside of the initial Porto Alegre market in Brazil.
13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Watch the live broadcast, with simultaneous translation into English, of the Bradesco APIMEC Meeting in Porto Alegre.
La selection nationale est arrivee, hier, a Porto Alegre, oE elle affrontera, demain, l'Allemagne en huitiemes de finale de la Coupe du monde.
The Southern city of Porto Alegre is the closest host stadium to Argentina - and thousands of their supporters have been pouring over the borders into Brazil to see the Lionel Messi show today.
GROUP F: Nigeria v Argentina, 5pm in Porto Alegre BRAZILIAN and FIFA security forces are on red alert to deal with an invasion of 120,000 Argentina fans for the game with Nigeria.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Algeria moved to within touching distance of reaching the last-16 of the World Cup for the first time after beating South Korea 4-2 in a six-goal thriller in Porto Alegre.
The Dutch national soccer team during their training session at the Estadio Beira-Rio in Porto Alegre, Brazil.
Valcke raised a number of concerns over stadiums in Natal, Porto Alegre and Sao Paulo as they race against the clock to be completed in time for the start of the World Cup on June 12.
In Porto Alegre, Rousseff commented on the delays which plague infrastructure projects aimed at improving conditions for the Cup, such as the expansion of the Porto Alegre airport.
Issues surround stadiums in Porto Alegre and Sao Paulo - which is set to host the opening game between Brazil and Croatia on June 12.
London, Mar 25 ( ANI ): The mayor of the city of Porto Alegre in southern Brazil, which is a venue for the 2014 FIFA World Cup, has admitted that his city may drop out from the World Cup roster if key legislation is not approved soon.