Videira

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This article is about the city. For use as a surname, see Videira (surname).
Videira
Official seal of Videira
Seal
Nickname(s): Capital do Vinho (the Wine Capital)
Location of Videira
Location of Videira
Videira is located in Brazil
Videira
Videira
Location of Videira
Coordinates: 27°00′28″S 51°09′07″W / 27.00778°S 51.15194°W / -27.00778; -51.15194Coordinates: 27°00′28″S 51°09′07″W / 27.00778°S 51.15194°W / -27.00778; -51.15194
Country Brazil
Region South
State Santa Catarina
Founded March 1, 1944
Government
 • Mayor Wilmar Carelli (PMDB)
Area
 • Total 377.852 km2 (145.889 sq mi)
Elevation 750 m (2,460 ft)
Population (2008)
 • Total 47,510
 • Density 125.7/km2 (326/sq mi)
Time zone UTC-3 (UTC-3)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-2 (UTC-2)
HDI (2000) 0.851
Website www.videira.sc.gov.br

Videira is a city in the state of Santa Catarina in Brazil. The estimated population in 2006 was 47,510 inhabitants. The city is called "Capital do Vinho" (The Wine Capital) in reference to the production of this alcoholic drink. In the past, Videira was one of the major producers of grapes in Brazil. Perdigão Agroindustrial S.A., one of the major food industry conglomerates of Brazil, originated in Videira.

Ângelo Ponzoni Airport serves the city.

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