Palmas, Paraná

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Palmas is located in Brazil
Coordinates: 26°29′3″S 51°59′26″W / 26.48417°S 51.99056°W / -26.48417; -51.99056Coordinates: 26°29′3″S 51°59′26″W / 26.48417°S 51.99056°W / -26.48417; -51.99056
Country Brazil
State Paraná
Mesorregião Southcentral Paraná (Central-Sul do Paraná)
Micro-Region Palma (seat/capital)
Founded 1877
 • Total 1,586.1 km2 (612.4 sq mi)
Elevation 1,035 m (3,396 ft)
Population (2004)
 • Total 38,011
 • Density 24/km2 (62/sq mi)
Postal code 85555-xxx
Area code(s) 4x

Palmas is a small city in the south of the Brazilian state of Paraná. Palmas is located in the mountainous area of Paraná and is in the mesoregion of Southcentral Paraná. Palmas is the capital of the microregion of the same name. Its coordinates are 26.483667/26°29'3" S and the longitude is 51.99233/48°59'26" W. The population in 2004 is 38,011 and the area is 1,586.1 km² The elevation is 1,056 m.


Palmas has great schools, a university, a high school, churches and squares. Very known in the 00's for the big apple production and for been the home of farmers.

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