Guaíra, Paraná

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Guaíra
Municipality
Flag of Guaíra
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Location in Paraná  state
Location in Paraná state
Guaíra is located in Brazil
Guaíra
Guaíra
Location in Brazil
Coordinates: 24°4′48″S 54°15′21″W / 24.08000°S 54.25583°W / -24.08000; -54.25583Coordinates: 24°4′48″S 54°15′21″W / 24.08000°S 54.25583°W / -24.08000; -54.25583
Country  Brazil
Region South Region
State Paraná
Mesoregion Oeste Paranaense
Area
 • Total 560 km2 (220 sq mi)
Population (2015)
 • Total 32,591
 • Density 58/km2 (150/sq mi)
Time zone BRT/BRST (UTC-3/-2)

Guaíra is a municipality in the state of Paraná in the Southern Region of Brazil.[1] The population is 32,591 (2015 est.) in an area of 560 km².[2] The elevation is 517 m. This place name comes from the Tupi language and means "place difficult to access". The city is served by Guaíra Airport.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Divisão Territorial do Brasil" (in Portuguese). Divisão Territorial do Brasil e Limites Territoriais, Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística (IBGE). July 1, 2008. Retrieved December 17, 2009. [permanent dead link]
  2. ^ Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística