Umuarama

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Umuarama
Municipality
Flag of Umuarama
Flag
Official seal of Umuarama
Seal
Nickname(s): Capital da Amizade (Capital of Friendship)
Location of Umuarama
Founded July 4, 1955
Government
 • Mayor Moacir Silva - PDT
Area
 • Total 1,227.425 km2 (473.911 sq mi)
Elevation 430 m (1,410 ft)
Population (2010)
 • Total 102,704
 • Density 83.31/km2 (215.8/sq mi)
Time zone UTC-3
Postal Code 87500-000
HDI (2000) 0.800–high[1]
Website City of Umuarama

Umuarama is a city of the Brazilian state of Paraná. Its population was 102,704 inhabitants in the 2010 census. Umuarama is one of the most important cities in Paraná, one of the three states of southern Brazil. The city elevation is 430 m (1,300 feet) above sea level and the rainfall is about 1600mm/year (63 inches/yr). Umuarama is known as "The Capital of Friendship".

History[edit]

The municipality was founded in 1955, and colonized by Companhia Melhoramentos Norte do Paraná, a company that settled an important number of cities in Northern Paraná.

Tourism[edit]

There are a lot of places to visit in Umuarama, the most important are:

  • Expo Umuarama
  • Aratimbó Lake
  • Uirapuru Park
  • Park of Xetas (also known as Indian's Park)
  • Streetmarkets
  • The replica of Eiffel Tower at the Estância Paris
  • Tucuruvi Lake

Umuarama is served by Orlando de Carvalho Airport.

Numbers[edit]

  • 618 industries
  • 20 Bank agencies
  • 7 Hospitals
  • 4 Universities (State University of Maringá, Unipar, FGU, Alfa)
  • 58 Graduation Courses
  • 10 Radios stations
  • 50,569 vehicles (1,97 inhabtants per vehicles)
  • 100,000 Trees

Climate[edit]

Umuarama
Climate chart (explanation)
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Average max. and min. temperatures in °C
Precipitation totals in mm
Source: SIMEPAR

References[edit]

Coordinates: 23°45′57″S 53°19′30″W / 23.76583°S 53.32500°W / -23.76583; -53.32500