Curitiba

Curitiba

Curitiba (Tupi: "Pine Nut Land", Portuguese pronunciation: [kuɾiˈtʃibɐ]) is the capital and largest city of the Brazilian state of Paraná. The city's population numbered approximately 1,879,355 people as of 2015[update], making it the eighth most populous city in the country, and the largest in Brazil's South Region. The Curitiba Metropolitan area comprises 26 municipalities[2] with a total population of over 3.2 million (IBGE estimate in 2010),[3] making it the seventh most populous in the country.

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