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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.


(Placename) a city in SE Brazil, capital of Paraná state: seat of the University of Paraná (1946). Pop: 2 871 000 (2005 est)


(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.
000 servidores em seu quadro funcional, todos vinculados ao regime juridico unico, composto por 34 orgaos assim denominados: 5 Orgaos de Assessoramento, 3 Secretarias de Natureza Meio, 11 Secretarias de Natureza Fim, 2 Secretarias Extraordinarias, 4 Autarquias, 2 Fundacoes, 4 Sociedades de Economia Mista e 3 Paraestatais (Instituto Curitiba de Informatica, Instituto Curitiba de Saude e Instituto Curitiba de Arte e Cultura).
Apesar de Curitiba ser conhecida internacionalmente por sua expertise em planejamento (frequentemente tida como um modelo), evidencia-se que a cidade nao tem logrado romper com a dinamica de urbanizacao marcada por profundas disparidades socioespaciais.
The new firm is headed by Wesley Montechiari Figueira, a former partner in Russell Bedford's previous Curitiba member firm, and a former board member of Russell Bedford International.
The Influence of Public Security in Satisfaction and in the Formation of the Image of Tourist Destination the Curitiba for Visitors and Visited.
SAO PAULO, Jumada II 05, 1437, March 14, 2016, SPA -- A judge in Sao Paulo transferred on Monday pending charges against former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva to the federal court in Curitiba, citing an "undeniable connection" to a broad investigation into kickbacks at state-run oil firm Petrobras, according to Reuters.
The objective of this study was to compare the depth of bud dormancy in peach tree cultivars grown in the Metropolitan Region of Curitiba and evaluate the efficiency of the Tetrazolium test compared to biological test to study dormancy.
A bracatinga (Mimosa scabrella Bentham) e uma especie pioneira, arborea, de vida curta (vive de 25 a 30 anos) e tem grande importancia na Regiao Metropolitana de Curitiba, Parana.
Nowadays Curitiba (a city in Sothern Brazil well-known by its bus-based transportation system) and its planners have addressed these expectations purely based on their experimental knowledge of years of PTS management.
So as well as the Audi A3 Sedan, we will soon also produce the Audi Q3 in Curitiba and will procure as many components as possible locally.
Summary: JosEa[c] de Seixas Zeitel, Secretary of Economic Development in Pinhais, in the metropolitan region of Curitiba, died early on Monday.
Brasilia, SANA -- A number of Brazilian newspapers in the Brazilian city of Curitiba, the capital city of Parana state, announced an initiative to reconstruct a school that was destroyed by terrorists in the Syrian city of Aleppo.