Paranaíba

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Paranaíba
The Municipality of Paranaíba
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Flag of Paranaíba
Flag
Official seal of Paranaíba
Seal
Location of Paranaíba
Location of Paranaíba
Coordinates: 19°40′37″S 51°11′27″W / 19.67694°S 51.19083°W / -19.67694; -51.19083Coordinates: 19°40′37″S 51°11′27″W / 19.67694°S 51.19083°W / -19.67694; -51.19083
Country Brazil
RegionCentral-West
StateBandeira de Mato Grosso do Sul.svg Mato Grosso do Sul
FoundedApril 19, 1838
Government
 • MayorJosé Garcia de Freitas (Zé Braquiara) (PDT)
Area
 • Total5,402.778 km2 (2,086.024 sq mi)
Elevation
374 m (1,227 ft)
Population
(2008)
 • Total40,118
 • Density7.16/km2 (18.5/sq mi)
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Time zoneUTC-4 (UTC-4)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-3 (UTC-3)
HDI (2000)0.772 – medium[2]
Websitewww.paranaiba.ms.gov.br/

Paranaíba is the easternmost municipality in the Brazilian state of Mato Grosso do Sul. Its population was 40,118 (2008) and its area is 5,402.778 km².[3]

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