Campina do Simão

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Campina do Simão
Municipality
Location of Campina do Simão in Paraná
Location of Campina do Simão in Paraná
Campina do Simão is located in Brazil
Campina do Simão
Campina do Simão
Location of Campina do Simão in Brazil
Coordinates: 25°4′44.04″S 51°49′36.84″W / 25.0789000°S 51.8269000°W / -25.0789000; -51.8269000
Country  Brazil
Region Southern
State Paraná
Mesoregion Centro-Sul Paranaense
Incorporated January 1, 1997
Government
 • Mayor Laureci Miranda
Area
 • Total 173.137 sq mi (448.424 km2)
Population (2015)
 • Total 4,096
 • Density 23.5/sq mi (9.09/km2)
Time zone UTC -3
Website campinadosimao.pr.gov.br

Campina do Simão is a municipality in the state of Paraná in the Southern Region of Brazil. The municipality was first settled at the beginning on the 20th century, and is named for its first resident, José Simão, also known as Jeca Simão. Campina do Simão was originally part of the municipality of Guarapuava; it became a separate district of Guarapuava in 1964, and an independent municipality on January 1, 1997.[1]

Campina do Simão covers 448.424 square kilometres (173.137 sq mi), has a population of 4,096, and population density of 9.09 resident per square kilometer.[1]

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  1. ^ a b "Paraná: Campina do Simão" (in Portuguese). Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística. 2016. Retrieved 2016-07-25.