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*[[Costa Norte]]: the north "coast" borders the State of São Paulo. Water sports, fishing and leisure.
 
*[[Costa Norte]]: the north "coast" borders the State of São Paulo. Water sports, fishing and leisure.
 
*[[Costa Oeste]]: the west "coast" has the [[Iguaçu Falls]] and National Park, and the giant Itaipu power plant.  
 
*[[Costa Oeste]]: the west "coast" has the [[Iguaçu Falls]] and National Park, and the giant Itaipu power plant.  
*[[Região Metropolitana de Curitiba|Curitiba]] - the state's capital and its neighboring areas
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*[[Curitiba]] - The metropolitan region contains the state's capital and its neighboring areas;
 
*[[Litoral]]: the state's coast has several bays and mangroves, the mountains of [[Serra do Mar]] and its ''mata atlântica'' forests, as well as beaches and eco-tourism at [[Ilha do Mel]]
 
*[[Litoral]]: the state's coast has several bays and mangroves, the mountains of [[Serra do Mar]] and its ''mata atlântica'' forests, as well as beaches and eco-tourism at [[Ilha do Mel]]
 
*[[Vale do Iguaçu]]: bordering the State of [[Santa Catarina]], water sports on lake Itaipu.
 
*[[Vale do Iguaçu]]: bordering the State of [[Santa Catarina]], water sports on lake Itaipu.

Revision as of 02:37, 8 December 2005

Paraná is a state in southern Brazil. With its strong northern European heritage, its culture is probably unlike most foreigners' image of Brazil.

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Paraná is commonly divided into the following regions:

  • Campos Gerais: this land of fields is close to Curitiba. Curious rocky formations and canyons near Vila Velha.
  • Centro - this central region attracts rural tourism.
  • Costa Norte: the north "coast" borders the State of São Paulo. Water sports, fishing and leisure.
  • Costa Oeste: the west "coast" has the Iguaçu Falls and National Park, and the giant Itaipu power plant.
  • Curitiba - The metropolitan region contains the state's capital and its neighboring areas;
  • Litoral: the state's coast has several bays and mangroves, the mountains of Serra do Mar and its mata atlântica forests, as well as beaches and eco-tourism at Ilha do Mel
  • Vale do Iguaçu: bordering the State of Santa Catarina, water sports on lake Itaipu.

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