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Grande Curitiba is a region of the state of Paraná, in the South of Brazil. In 2015, it was home to 3½ million people.


Map of Grande Curitiba

  • 1 Curitiba – the state capital, known worldwide for its innovative urban planning and famous botanic gardens
  • 2 Campina Grande do Sul — has the highest point in the south from the country, Pico de Paraná
  • 3 Campo Largo — this center of the ceramics industry has many historic monuments
  • 4 Colombo — celebrates its Italian heritage with a grape festival, and a countryside walking circuit
  • 5 Fazenda Rio Grande
  • 6 Mandirituba
  • 7 Pinhais
  • 8 Quatro Barras
  • 9 Quitandinha

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In urban planning circles, the greater Curitiba area has received attention for advancing sustainable urbanization. Its leaders integrated the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) and city development, using high-capacity, high-quality dedicated busways to guide growth along well-defined lineal axes.

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Afonso Pena International Airport CWB IATA is in Pinhais, 18 km from the center of Curitiba.

Highway BR-277 crosses the state from the coast to the border with Paraguay and Argentina. BR-376 connects Curitiba to Santa Catarina and Rio Grande do Sul.

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