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Santa Catarina

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Santa Catarina
Location
Santa Catarina in Brazil.svg
Flag
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Quick Facts
Capital Florianópolis
Government Brazilian State
Currency Real (R$) (BRL)
Area 95,346.181 km2
Population 6,634,250 (2013 est.)
Language Official:Portuguese
Regionally Spoken: Kaingang, Guaraní, Italian, German, Talian
Religion n/a
Electricity In general 127V/60Hz with some cities using 220V/60Hz (North American or European plug)
Time Zone UTC -3/-2

Santa Catarina is a state in the southern region of Brazil. It is situated between Parana and Rio Grande do Sul.

For other places with the same name, see Santa Catarina (disambiguation).

Regions

Regional map of Santa Catarina
Greater Florianópolis
North
West
Serrana
South
Itajaí Valley

Cities

Other destinations

  • Santa Catarina Island (commonly called Florianópolis) — between São Paulo and Porto Alegre, this island is one of the top travel destinations in south Brazil, with its 42 beaches and incredible landscape

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Drink

  • Beer - high quality beer from local microbreweries Einsebahn and Bierland, in Blumenau, Schornstein in Pomerode, and Zehn Bier in Brusque
  • Wine - investments are being made to produce good wine in São Joaquim
  • Cachaça - high quality cachaças can be found in Luis Alves and many other small cities, and Florianópolis also has a few good brands, as Cachaça Intisica

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