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A city of southern Brazil southwest of São Paulo. It was founded in 1654 but did not grow rapidly until the late 19th and early 20th centuries when German, Italian, and Slavic immigrants began to develop the surrounding area.
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(Placename) a city in SE Brazil, capital of Paraná state: seat of the University of Paraná (1946). Pop: 2 871 000 (2005 est)
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(ˌkʊər ɪˈti bə)

the capital of Paraná, in SE Brazil. 1,052,147.
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Noun1.Curitiba - a city in southeastern Brazil
Brasil, Brazil, Federative Republic of Brazil - the largest Latin American country and the largest Portuguese speaking country in the world; located in the central and northeastern part of South America; world's leading coffee exporter
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At this moment he was lying ill of fever in the clay lands near Curitiba in Brazil, having been drenched with thunder-storms and persecuted by other hardships, in common with all the English farmers and farm-labourers who, just at this time, were deluded into going thither by the promises of the Brazilian Government, and by the baseless assumption that those frames which, ploughing and sowing on English uplands, had resisted all the weathers to whose moods they had been born, could resist equally well all the weathers by which they were surprised on Brazilian plains.
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Curitiba, the 7th largest city in Brazil, was one of the first places in the world to be marketed as an eco-city.
Summary: Curitiba [Brazil], Mar 16 (ANI): India extended support for the priority areas set out by Brazil, especially the BRICS cooperation on counter-terrorism, during first BRICS Sherpa meeting held here on March 14 and 15.
He made Curitiba buses run like our LRTs and MRTs, only on the ground and more efficiently.
Leal (2012), ao analisar o clima local da cidade de Curitiba, verificou que nas regioes com maior quantidade de areas permeaveis, concentracao de remanescentes florestais ou presenca de areas verdes publicas ocorreram menores temperaturas e aumento da umidade relativa do ar, atuando como "ilhas de frescor urbano".
The Curitiba outfit are yet to win on their top-flight return and are propping up the table, so the value bet looks to be Fluminense to shade what bookmakers expect to be a low-scoring contest.
local time to present himself to police in the city of Curitiba to begin serving a sentence of 12 years and one month for a corruption conviction.
A taxa de Tempo de Concentracao sofre alteracoes conforme a cidade tem sua cobertura impermeabilizada, vide a bacia do rio Belem, no municipio de Curitiba (PR), onde em 1820 levava-se 165 minutos para que todo o escoamento da bacia, entao com 11,04% da sua cobertura impermeabilizada, passasse a contribuir em seu exutorio.