Içara

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Içara - SC
Içara - SC is located in Brazil
Içara - SC
Içara - SC
Coordinates: 28°42′48″S 49°18′00″W / 28.71333°S 49.30000°W / -28.71333; -49.30000
Country Brazil
State Santa Catarina
Founded January 6, 1880
Area
 • Total 292,779 km2 (113,043 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 56,423

Içara is a city in the Brazilian state of Santa Catarina. It is located 170 km south of Florianópolis, the state capital and around 890 km south of São Paulo. It is the Brazilian capital of the honey and tobacco industries, but is also very strong in plastic, ceramic tiles and chemicals.

Nearby cities are Siderópolis, Cocal do Sul, Morro da Fumaça, Maracajá, Araranguá, Nova Veneza, Forquilhinha and Criciuma.

Several small towns lie around Içara forming a metropolitan area of 250 thousand people. The most important are:

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Coordinates: 28°42′48″S 49°18′00″W / 28.71333°S 49.30000°W / -28.71333; -49.30000