Céu Azul

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Céu Azul-Paraná

Céu Azul-Paraná
Municipality
Flag of Céu Azul-Paraná
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Official seal of Céu Azul-Paraná
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Nickname(s): 
Céu Azul-Paraná
Location of Céu Azul in Paraná
Location of Céu Azul in Paraná
Céu Azul-Paraná is located in Brazil
Céu Azul-Paraná
Céu Azul-Paraná
Location in Brazil
Coordinates: 25°8′49″S 53°50′56″W / 25.14694°S 53.84889°W / -25.14694; -53.84889
Country Brazil
RegionSouthern
StateParaná
MesoregionOeste Paranaense
Government
 • MayorJaime Basso
Area
 • Total455.4 sq mi (1,179.5 km2)
Population
 (2015)
 • Total11,649
 • Density24.2/sq mi (9.35/km2)
Time zoneUTC -3

Céu Azul is a municipality in the state of Paraná in the Southern Region of Brazil.[1]

Céu Azul covers 1,179.5 square kilometres (455.4 sq mi), has a population of 11,649, and population density of 9.35 resident per square kilometer. 852 square kilometres (329 sq mi) of the city is preserved as Atlantic Forest and is part of Iguaçu National Park.[1][2]

The western region of Paraná was the target of logging companies in the 1950s. The company Pinho e Terras Ltda. installed a colony in the area in 1952 and brought workers, mainly from the state of Rio Grande do Sul. The first residents were primarily of German and Italian origin.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Paraná: Céu Azul" (in Portuguese). Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística. 2016. Retrieved 2016-07-25.
  2. ^ a b "História do município" (in Portuguese). Retrieved 2016-07-25.

Coordinates: 25°08′49″S 53°50′56″W / 25.1469°S 53.8489°W / -25.1469; -53.8489