Floresta (meaning Forest in Portuguese) is a neighbourhood (bairro) in the city of Porto Alegre, the state capital of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. It was created by Law 2022 from December 7, 1959. In the past, the area of Floresta was a hill covered with a dense vegetation, but it became urbanized and industrial as a result of logging and the arrival of companies. Nowadays, it is mainly residential and commercial. Floresta also hosts many nightclubs, therefore prostitution, violence and vandalism became major problems in the region.

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  • Floresta é um bairro da cidade brasileira de Porto Alegre, capital do estado do Rio Grande do Sul. Foi criado pela lei 2022 de 7 de dezembro de 1959. Localizado próximo ao centro de Porto Alegre, e sendo via principal do aeroporto para o centro, o bairro Floresta tem como principais avenidas a Farrapos, a Cristóvão Colombo, a São Pedro, Rua Voluntários da Pátria e a Rua Gonçalo de Carvalho. Faz divisa, além do Centro, com os bairros Independência, Moinhos de Vento, Higienópolis, São Geraldo e Marcílio Dias. (pt)
  • Floresta (meaning Forest in Portuguese) is a neighbourhood (bairro) in the city of Porto Alegre, the state capital of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. It was created by Law 2022 from December 7, 1959. In the past, the area of Floresta was a hill covered with a dense vegetation, but it became urbanized and industrial as a result of logging and the arrival of companies. Nowadays, it is mainly residential and commercial. Floresta also hosts many nightclubs, therefore prostitution, violence and vandalism became major problems in the region. (en)
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  • Floresta é um bairro da cidade brasileira de Porto Alegre, capital do estado do Rio Grande do Sul. Foi criado pela lei 2022 de 7 de dezembro de 1959. Localizado próximo ao centro de Porto Alegre, e sendo via principal do aeroporto para o centro, o bairro Floresta tem como principais avenidas a Farrapos, a Cristóvão Colombo, a São Pedro, Rua Voluntários da Pátria e a Rua Gonçalo de Carvalho. Faz divisa, além do Centro, com os bairros Independência, Moinhos de Vento, Higienópolis, São Geraldo e Marcílio Dias. (pt)
  • Floresta (meaning Forest in Portuguese) is a neighbourhood (bairro) in the city of Porto Alegre, the state capital of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. It was created by Law 2022 from December 7, 1959. In the past, the area of Floresta was a hill covered with a dense vegetation, but it became urbanized and industrial as a result of logging and the arrival of companies. Nowadays, it is mainly residential and commercial. Floresta also hosts many nightclubs, therefore prostitution, violence and vandalism became major problems in the region. (en)
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  • Floresta (Porto Alegre) (pt)
  • Floresta, Rio Grande do Sul (en)
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