Paranhos, Mato Grosso do Sul

Paranhos is a municipality located in the Brazilian state of Mato Grosso do Sul. Its population was 14,404 (2020) and its area is 1,302 km². It is known for having registered snowfalls at least two times (in 1975 and 2013), an extremely rare phenomenon in Brazil outside the regions of South and Southeast.

Paranhos
Flag of Paranhos
Location in Mato Grosso do Sul state
Location in Mato Grosso do Sul state
Paranhos is located in Brazil
Paranhos
Paranhos
Location in Brazil
Coordinates: 23°53′34″S 55°25′51″W / 23.89278°S 55.43083°W / -23.89278; -55.43083Coordinates: 23°53′34″S 55°25′51″W / 23.89278°S 55.43083°W / -23.89278; -55.43083
CountryBrazil
RegionCentral-West
StateMato Grosso do Sul
Area
 • Total1,302 km2 (503 sq mi)
Population
 (2020 [1])
 • Total14,404
 • Density11/km2 (29/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-04:00 (BRT-1)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-03:00 (BRST-1)

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