Pinhais

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Pinhais
Buildings at the boundary between Pinhais and Curitiba
Buildings at the boundary between Pinhais and Curitiba
Nickname(s): "Terra dos pinheirais" / "Morada da Gralha-Azul"
(Land of the pine fields / Home of the Azure Jay)
Location of Pinhais in Paraná state and Brazil
Location of Pinhais in Paraná state and Brazil
Coordinates: 25°25′57″S 49°11′36″W / 25.43250°S 49.19333°W / -25.43250; -49.19333Coordinates: 25°25′57″S 49°11′36″W / 25.43250°S 49.19333°W / -25.43250; -49.19333
Country Brazil Brazil
Region South
State Paraná
Founded March 20, 1992
Government
 • Mayor Luiz Goularte Alves (PT)
Area
 • Total 61.007 km2 (23.555 sq mi)
Elevation 893 m (2,930 ft)
Population (2012)
 • Total 119,379
 • Density 2,000/km2 (5,100/sq mi)
  [1]
Time zone UTC-3 (UTC-3)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-2 (UTC-2)
HDI (2000) 0.815 – high[2]
Website www.pinhais.pr.gov.br
Our Lady of Good Hope Church

Pinhais is a municipality in Paraná state in Brazil. As of 2012, the population was 119,379. It was emancipated from the municipality of Piraquara in 1992 and is part of the metropolitan region of Curitiba. It is the smallest municipality in Paraná by area. In its territory lies the Autódromo Internacional de Curitiba.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2012 Populational Estimate". Censo Populacional 2012. Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística (IBGE). July 2012. Retrieved September 9, 2012. 
  2. ^ [1] - UNDP

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