|Motto(s): "Honra e Labor" (|
"Honor and work"
|• Mayor||Armando Carlos Roos (|
|• Total||361.67 km2 (139.64 sq mi)|
|Elevation||514 m (1,686 ft)|
|• Density||0.044/km2 (0.11/sq mi)|
The city's current territory was only explored and occupied when
There is no exact information of the name's origins, but there are two theories: the abundance of the Dasyphyllum spinescens plant, which name is "don't touch me" in Portuguese; or the establishment of the farm "Fazenda Não-Me-Toque", founded in July 20th of 1885.
Because of the constant humiliation the citizens of the city suffered because of the name, it was renamed as Campo Real (Royal Field) on December of 1971, until it was changed back after a plebiscite in April of 1977.
In April 2018, the city's mayor, Armando Carlos Roos, begun to be investigated for accusations of sexual harassment against a female public worker.