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Blumenau

Blumenau
Administration
Full nameBlumenau
Official nameBlumenau
CountryBrazil
RegionSouth
StateSanta Catarina
FoundedSeptember 2, 1850
Government
MayorJoão Paulo Kleinübing
Geography
Total Area196.9 sq mi (510 km2)
Elevation68.9 ft (21 m)
Demography
Total Population309214 ( )
Density (pop.)59483/km2 (154061/sq mi)
Other information
Time zoneGMT-3 (UTC)

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Blumenau is a city in Vale do Itajaí, state of Santa Catarina, in southern Brazil. It was founded on September 2, 1850 by Dr. Hermann Bruno Otto Blumenau along with 17 German immigrants. A few years later Fritz Müller migrated to Blumenau as well.


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