Navegantes

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Navegantes
city
Flag of Navegantes
Flag
Official seal of Navegantes
Seal
Location of Navegantes
Location of Navegantes
Navegantes is located in Brazil
Navegantes
Navegantes
Location of Navegantes
Coordinates: 26°53′56″S 48°39′14″W / 26.89889°S 48.65389°W / -26.89889; -48.65389Coordinates: 26°53′56″S 48°39′14″W / 26.89889°S 48.65389°W / -26.89889; -48.65389
Country Brazil Brazil
Region South
State Santa Catarina (state) Santa Catarina
Founded August 26, 1962
Government
 • Mayor Roberto Carlos de Souza
Area
 • Total 112.0 km2 (43.2 sq mi)
Elevation 12 m (39 ft)
Population (2015)
 • Total 72,772
 • Density 650/km2 (1,700/sq mi)
Time zone BRT (UTC-3)
 • Summer (DST) BRST (UTC-2)
HDI (2000) 0.774
Website www.navegantes.sc.gov.br

Navegantes is a coastal and tourist city located in Santa Catarina state, southern Brazil. The population is 72,772 (2015 est.) in an area of 112.0 km².[1]

Ministro Victor Konder International Airport serves the popular beach resort of Balneário Camboriú, and other cities including Itajaí and Blumenau.

Economy: The main activity is fishing industry and ship building. A private port was built in 2007 and it will be ready for receiving ships in December 2007, it will be served by 4 berths (approx. 900m straight) and focused on containered reefer cargo, due to Santa Catarina State have the biggest meat industry in Brazil.

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