Treze Tílias City Hall
Location of Treze Tilias
|Founded||April 29, 1963|
|• Mayor||Mauro Dresch (PSD)|
|• Total||185.205 km2 (71.508 sq mi)|
|Elevation||796 m (2,612 ft)|
|• Density||29.4/km2 (76/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC-3 (UTC-3)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-2 (UTC-2)|
Treze Tílias (German: Dreizehnlinden, literally "Thirteen Lindens") is a municipality located in the state of Santa Catarina, South Region, Brazil. It covers about 185.205 km² and sits about 470 km from the state capital, Florianópolis. The municipality population estimate for 2006 is 5,441. Treze Tílias was originally created on October 13, 1933.
Founded by Austrian immigrants, the large majority from Tyrol and Vorarlberg, Treze Tílias exhibits in its buildings an Alpine-influenced timber framing style of architecture, with both the Portuguese language and the southern Austro-Bavarian dialect of Austrian German spoken by most of its inhabitants. The economy of Treze Tílias is based on agriculture, tourism, and woodworking.
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