|State:||Rio Grande do Sul|
|Meso-region:|| Westcentral Rio Grande do Sul|
(Centro Ocidental Rio-Grandense)
|Founded:||October 23, 1965|
|Location:|| 27.833/27° 50" S lat.|
54.1899/54° 11' 18" W long.
| Population (2003):|
|Distance from the capital:|
Independência is a municipality of the western part of the state of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. Its area is and its population was 7,214 in 2003. Its elevation is at . It is located west of the state capital of Porto Alegre and east of Alegrete.
Independência has a school or a collegiate, churches and a few squares and parks.