Parnamirim

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Parnamirim
Municipality
The Municipality of Trampolim da Vitória de Parnamirim
Pirangi do Norte Beach
Pirangi do Norte Beach
Flag of Parnamirim
Flag
Official seal of Parnamirim
Seal
Nickname(s): 
"Trampolim da Vitória" ("Trampoline of Victory")
Location of Parnamirim in the State of Rio Grande do Norte
Location of Parnamirim in the State of Rio Grande do Norte
Location of Rio Grande do Norte in Brazil
Location of Rio Grande do Norte in Brazil
Coordinates: 5°55′S 35°15′W / 5.917°S 35.250°W / -5.917; -35.250Coordinates: 5°55′S 35°15′W / 5.917°S 35.250°W / -5.917; -35.250
Country Brazil
RegionNortheast
StateBandeira do Rio Grande do Norte.svg Rio Grande do Norte
Founded1958
Government
 • MayorMauricio Marques (PDT)
Area
 • Total123.471 km2 (47.672 sq mi)
Population
 (2018 est.[1])
 • Total255,793
 • Density2,100/km2 (5,400/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-3
HDI (2000)0.760 – medium

Parnamirim is a city in the state of Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil, next to the state capital city of Natal and part of its metropolitan area. The Natal Air Force Base and the adjoining Augusto Severo International Airport, the now closed civilian airport that used to serve Natal, are located there, as well as the Barreira do Inferno rocket launch base.

Cotovelo Beach in Parnamirim

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics" (PDF) (in Portuguese). 2018. Retrieved 6 March 2019. 2018 Estimates of Population

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