LocationCoordenates 53º45'53" W
ALTERNATE NAMES: Colonia Philippson, Filipson, Itaara
The first organized immigration and the first Jewish communities in contemporary Brazil settled in the State of Rio Grande do Sul, the southernmost state of Brazil, which borders on Argentina and Uruguay.
It was settled in the Santa Maria district, and the colony is today known as Itaara.
Pictures of Itaara