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==Regions==
 
==Regions==
Paraná is commonly divided into the following regions:
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| region1name=[[Northwest (Paraná)|Northwest]]
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*[[Campos Gerais]]: this land of fields is close to Curitiba. Curious rocky formations and canyons near [[Vila Velha]].
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| region2name=[[North (Paraná)|North]]
*[[Centro]] - this central region attracts rural tourism.
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*[[Costa Norte]]: the north "coast" borders the State of São Paulo. Water sports, fishing and leisure.
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*[[Costa Oeste]]: the west "coast" has the [[Iguaçu Falls]] and National Park, and the giant Itaipu power plant.  
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| region2description=The north "coast" borders the State of São Paulo. Water sports, fishing and leisure.
*[[Curitiba]] - The metropolitan region contains the state's capital and its neighboring areas;
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*[[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]]
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| region3name=[[West (Paraná)|West]]
*[[Vale do Iguaçu]]: bordering the State of [[Santa Catarina]], water sports on lake Itaipu.
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| region3description=The west "coast" has the [[Iguaçu Falls]] and National Park, and the giant Itaipu power plant.
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| region4name=[[Iguaçu Valley]]
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| region4description=Bordering the State of [[Santa Catarina]], water sports on Lake Itaipu.
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| region5name=[[Central and South Central]]
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| region5description=This central region attracts rural tourism.
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| region6name=[[Campos Gerais]]
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| region6description=Land of fields close to Curitiba. Curious rocky formations and canyons near [[Vila Velha]].
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| region7name=[[Grande Curitiba]]
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| region7description=The metropolitan region contains the state's capital and its neighboring areas.
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| region8name=[[Coast (Paraná)|Coast]]
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| region8description=The state's coast has several bays and mangroves, the mountains of the Serra do Mar and its ''mata atlântica'' forests, as well as beaches and eco-tourism at [[Ilha do Mel]]
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==Cities==
 
==Cities==
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* [[Curitiba]] - the capital, known worldwide for its innovative urban planning
  
*[[Curitiba]] - the capital, known worldwide for its innovative urban planning.
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* [[Campo Largo]]
*[[Londrina]]
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* [[Capitão Leonidas Marques]]
*[[Maringá]]
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* [[Cascavel]]
*[[Foz do Iguaçú]]
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* [[Foz do Iguaçu]]
*[[Ponta Grossa]]
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* [[Londrina]]
*[[Cascavel]]
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* [[Maringá]]
*[[Capitão Leonidas Marques]]
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* [[Ponta Grossa]]
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* [[Prudentópolis]]
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* [[Vila Velha (Paraná)]]
  
 
==Other destinations==
 
==Other destinations==
  
 
*[[Iguaçu Falls]] - the world-famous waterfall.
 
*[[Iguaçu Falls]] - the world-famous waterfall.
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*[[Iguaçu National Park]]
  
 
==Understand==
 
==Understand==
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==Get out==
 
==Get out==
  
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Revision as of 11:28, 15 August 2011

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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Regions

Regions of Paraná
Northwest
North
The north "coast" borders the State of São Paulo. Water sports, fishing and leisure.
West
The west "coast" has the Iguaçu Falls and National Park, and the giant Itaipu power plant.
Iguaçu Valley
Bordering the State of Santa Catarina, water sports on Lake Itaipu.
Central and South Central
This central region attracts rural tourism.
Campos Gerais
Land of fields close to Curitiba. Curious rocky formations and canyons near Vila Velha.
Grande Curitiba
The metropolitan region contains the state's capital and its neighboring areas.
Coast
The state's coast has several bays and mangroves, the mountains of the Serra do Mar and its mata atlântica forests, as well as beaches and eco-tourism at Ilha do Mel

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  • Curitiba - the capital, known worldwide for its innovative urban planning

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