Paiçandu is a city in the state of Paraná in southern Brazil. Paiçandu was founded in 1948, and emancipated on 19 November 1960. Its population was 41,773 (2020) and its area is 171.4 km².[2]

Paiçandu
Flag of Paiçandu
Coat of arms of Paiçandu
Paiçandu is located in Brazil
Paiçandu
Paiçandu
Location in Brazil
Coordinates: 23°27′20″S 52°2′30″W / 23.45556°S 52.04167°W / -23.45556; -52.04167Coordinates: 23°27′20″S 52°2′30″W / 23.45556°S 52.04167°W / -23.45556; -52.04167
CountryBrazil
RegionSouth
StateParaná
Area
 • Total171.4 km2 (66.2 sq mi)
Population
 (2020 [1])
 • Total41,773
 • Density240/km2 (630/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-03:00 (BRT)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-02:00 (BRST)

GeographyEdit

  • Altitude: 550 m
  • Distance from Curitiba, the state capital: 449 km
  • Distance from Paranaguá, Paraná's primary seaport: 540 km
  • Distance from Maringá, site of the nearest major airport: 7 km

ClimateEdit

Paiçandu's subtropical climate offers hot summers and concentrated wet seasons; Paiçandu has no dry season. The average high temperature is 22 °C. Frost rarely accompanies the winter weather (the average low temperature is 18 °C).

EconomyEdit

Participation in the Municipal GIPEdit

  • Farming: 8.72%
  • Industry: 38.92%
  • Services: 52.35%

Number of inhabitants who are actively employed: 14,597

Primary cropsEdit

Primary industriesEdit

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