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Londrina

Londrina
Administration
Full nameLondrina
Official nameThe Municipality of Londrina
Settlement typeMunicipality
CountryBR Brazil
StateParaná
MesoregionNorte Central Paranaense
MicroregionLondrina
FoundedDecember 10, 1934
Government
MayorHomero Barbosa Neto (PDT)
Geography
Total Area637 sq mi (1649.8 km2)
Elevation2001.3 ft (610 m)
Demography
Total Population506645 (2010)
Density (pop.)auto/km2 (0/sq mi)
DemonymLondrinenses
Other information
Time zoneUTC-3 (UTC-3)
- Summer (DST)UTC-2 (UTC-2)
Postal Code86000-000
Area code+55 43

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Londrina (-ptlõˈdɾĩnɐ, Londoner) is a city located in the northern region of the state of Paraná, Brazil, and is 369 km away from the capital, Curitiba. Londrina was originally founded by British settlers. The city exerts great influence on Paraná and Brazil's south region. Londrina has approximately 500 thousand inhabitants, being the second largest city in Paraná and the third largest city in the Southern Region of Brazil.

The city has a population of 506,645 (IBGE Census 2010) and 1,087,815 in its metropolitan area. It is a regional centre and is made up of commerce, services, agro-industries, and universities, including the State University of Londrina, or UEL.


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