Concórdia

Concórdia is a city in the Brazilian state of Santa Catarina. It was founded by colonizers of the State of Rio Grande do Sul, basically descendants of Italians and Germans, who immigrated to Brazil in the 19th century. It is located 480 km west of Florianópolis. The population is 75,167 (2020 est.) in an area of 799.88 km².[2]

Concórdia
Igreja de Planalto, município de Concórdia.jpg
Flag of Concórdia
Coat of arms of Concórdia
Location in Santa Catarina state
Location in Santa Catarina state
Concórdia is located in Brazil
Concórdia
Concórdia
Location in Brazil
Coordinates: 27°14′02″S 52°01′40″W / 27.23389°S 52.02778°W / -27.23389; -52.02778Coordinates: 27°14′02″S 52°01′40″W / 27.23389°S 52.02778°W / -27.23389; -52.02778
CountryBrazil
RegionSouth
StateSanta Catarina
MesoregionOeste Catarinense
MicroregionConcórdia
Government
 • MayorJoão Girardi (PT)
Area
 • Total799.88 km2 (308.84 sq mi)
Elevation
550 m (1,800 ft)
Population
 (2020 [1])
 • Total75,167
 • Density94/km2 (240/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-03:00 (BRT)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-02:00 (BRST)

The city is served by Olavo Cecco Rigon Airport.

Th municipality contains the 741 hectares (1,830 acres) Fritz Plaumann State Park, created in 2003.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ IBGE 2020
  2. ^ Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística
  3. ^ Parque Estadual Fritz Plaumann (in Portuguese), Fatma, retrieved 2016-12-14