Morretes

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Morretes, Paraná, Brazil
Morretes, July 2008.
Morretes, July 2008.
Coat of arms of Morretes, Paraná, Brazil
Coat of arms
Location of Morretes.
Location of Morretes.
Founded October 31, 1733 (1733-10-31)
Founded by Rafael Pires Pardinho
Website http://www.morretes.pr.gov.br

Morretes is a small historic city on the coast of the Brazilian state of Paraná.

Location[edit]

Morretes has a population is of around 18,000 people. Morretes is a city that is famous for its restaurants, especially a traditional plate called barreado. It is also the home of many historical monuments. Morretes can be reached either by road or by taking the historical Serra Verde Express train from Curitiba, the touristic Paranagua-Curitiba Railway.

Conservation units[edit]

The municipality contains

Etymology[edit]

The name Morretes is a geographical reference to the "morros" (Portuguese for hills) that surround the city.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Requião, Roberto; Rodrigues, Lindsley da Silva Rasca; Verri, Enio José (2 October 2007), Decreto 1531 - 02 de Outubro de 2007 (in Portuguese), State of Paraná, retrieved 2016-11-19 
  2. ^ PES da Graciosa (in Portuguese), ISA: Instituto Socioambiental, retrieved 2016-11-16 
  3. ^ APA Guaratuba (in Portuguese), ISA: Instituto Socioambiental, retrieved 2016-11-19 
  4. ^ PES Roberto Ribas Lange (in Portuguese), ISA: Instituto Socioambiental, retrieved 2016-11-17 
  5. ^ Pereira, Mário; Sorotiuk, Vitório (21 November 1994), Decreto 4266 - 21 de Novembro de 1994 (in Portuguese), State of Paraná, retrieved 2016-11-19 
  6. ^ PARNA Guaricana – ISA.

Sources[edit]

  • PARNA Guaricana (in Portuguese), ISA: Instituto Socioambiental, retrieved 2016-06-16 

Coordinates: 25°28′37″S 48°50′02″W / 25.47694°S 48.83389°W / -25.47694; -48.83389