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Criciúma

Criciuma
Administration
Full nameCriciúma, Santa Catarina
Official nameCriciúma, Santa Catarina
CountryBR Brazil
RegionSouth
StateSanta Catarina Santa Catarina
FoundedJanuary 6, 1880
Government
MayorClésio Salvaro (PSDB)
Geography
Total Area91 sq mi (235.628 km2)
Elevation150.9 ft (46 m)
Demography
Total Population192236 (2007)
Density (pop.)798.9/km2 (2069.2/sq mi)
Metro (pop.)354066
Other information
Time zoneUTC-3 (UTC-3)
- Summer (DST)UTC-2 (UTC-2)

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Criciúma is a city in the Brazilian state of Santa Catarina. At , it is located 180 km south of Florianópolis, the state capital and around 900 km south of São Paulo. The city is the center of Brazil's flooring and home materials industry, and is the second-largest such center in the world.


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