Ponte Alta do Norte

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Ponte Alta do Norte
Ponte Alta do Norte
Ponte Alta do Norte
Ponte Alta do Norte is located in Brazil
Ponte Alta do Norte
Ponte Alta do Norte
Ponte Alta do Norte
Coordinates: 27°09′30″S 50°27′52″W / 27.15833°S 50.46444°W / -27.15833; -50.46444Coordinates: 27°09′30″S 50°27′52″W / 27.15833°S 50.46444°W / -27.15833; -50.46444
CountryBrazil Brazil
RegionSouth
StateSanta Catarina (state) Santa Catarina
FoundedMarch 30, 1992
Government
 • MayorLaertes Antônio Borella
Area
 • Total400.972 km2 (154.816 sq mi)
Elevation
962 m (3,156 ft)
Population
 (2006)
 • Total3,668
 • Density9.1/km2 (24/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-3 (UTC-3)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-2 (UTC-2)
HDI (2000)0.752
Websitewww.pmpan.sc.gov.br

Ponte Alta do Norte is a city in Santa Catarina, in the Southern Region of Brazil.

On 16 May 2016, a rare tornado hit the city, killing three people and injuring 21 others, while over 100 homes were destroyed or damaged. 95% of Ponte Alta do Norte was left without power.[1]

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