Colombo, Paraná

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Colombo
Church Hall, whose construction began in 1898.
Church Hall, whose construction began in 1898.
Flag of Colombo
Flag
Official seal of Colombo
Seal
Location of Colombo
Location of Colombo
Country Brazil
State Paraná
Government
 • Mayor Izabete Cristina Pavin
Area
 • Total 198.7 km2 (76.7 sq mi)
Elevation 950 m (3,120 ft)
Population (2009)
 • Total 247.268
 • Density 1,129/km2 (2,920/sq mi)
Time zone UTC-3 (UTC-3)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-2 (UTC-2)

Colombo is a city of about 217,000 inhabitants in the Southern Brazilian state of Paraná; is the third largest city in Greater Curitiba.

It was founded on 5 February 1890. It is located at 25º17'30" S, 49º13'27" W, at an altitude of about 1000 metres above sea level, some 18 km from state capital Curitiba. The city is the largest Italian colony in the state.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Colombo prepara 15ª Festa do Vinho" (in Portuguese). Jornal Agora Paraná. Retrieved 2009-05-11. 

Coordinates: 25°17′31″S 49°13′26″W / 25.29194°S 49.22389°W / -25.29194; -49.22389