Tibagi

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Tibagi
Municipality
Country  Brazil
Region Southern
State Paraná
Mesoregion Centro Oriental Paranaense
Time zone UTC -3

Tibagi is a municipality in the state of Paraná in the Southern Region of Brazil.[1][2][3][4]

Second largest municipality of Paraná in land, Tibagi expands over an area of over 200 square kilometres (77 sq mi). With the vast territory, its economy is based on agriculture and it is considered the largest wheat producer in Brazil and also stands out as one of the largest producer sin the cultivation of grains such as corn, beans and soybeans.

Tourism is part of the largest local economic strengths, from the famous Carnival, to the natural beauties of lapo river and the (Guartelá Canyon) which is considered to be the 6th largest canyon in the world, besides rivers, waterfalls, and hills. For these features Tibagi is the favorite destination of many extreme sports fans who like rafting mountain climbing, parasailing and others.

The municipality contains the 799 hectares (1,970 acres) Guartelá State Park, created in 1992 to protect the scenic Guartelá Canyon of the Iapó River.[5]

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  1. ^ "Divisão Territorial do Brasil" (in Portuguese). Divisão Territorial do Brasil e Limites Territoriais, Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística (IBGE). July 1, 2008. Retrieved December 17, 2009. 
  2. ^ "Estimativas da população para 1º de julho de 2009" (PDF) (in Portuguese). Estimativas de População, Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística (IBGE). August 14, 2009. Retrieved December 17, 2009. 
  3. ^ "Ranking decrescente do IDH-M dos municípios do Brasil" (in Portuguese). Atlas do Desenvolvimento Humano, Programa das Nações Unidas para o Desenvolvimento (PNUD). 2000. Retrieved December 17, 2009. 
  4. ^ "Produto Interno Bruto dos Municípios 2002-2005" (PDF) (in Portuguese). Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística (IBGE). December 19, 2007. Retrieved December 17, 2009. 
  5. ^ "O Parque Estadual do Guartelá", Turismo Tibagi (in Portuguese), retrieved 2016-12-04 


Coordinates: 24°30′S 50°24′W / 24.500°S 50.400°W / -24.500; -50.400