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Cidade costeira

It is divided into three federal units: Paraná, Santa Catarina and Rio Grande do Sul, being limited to the north by the states of São Paulo and Mato Grosso do Sul, to the south by Uruguay, to the west by Paraguay and Argentina, in addition to being bathed by east by the waters of the Atlantic Ocean.


The Southern Region of Brazil is the smallest of the five regions of the country with a land area of 576,774.31 km². It is the only Brazilian region located in the southern portion below the tropical zone, with the seasons of the year varying sharply.

Its biggest feature is the colonization mode and the type of colonizers received. 


The Southern Region began to be colonized during the 17th and 18th centuries. In 1648, the Portuguese were the founders of the village of Paranaguá, the oldest city in the South Region and Paraná.

We have selected for you some  most beautiful places in southern Brazil:

The seasons presented have great differentiation and the annual temperature range is relatively large. The rains, in almost all of the regional territory, are regularly distributed throughout the year, however, in the north of Paraná — transition to the intertropical zone — the rains are concentrated in the summer months.


In Brazil, a country with a predominant tropical climate, only the South Region is dominated by a subtropical climate (a transitional climate between the tropical, predominant in Brazil and the temperate, predominant in Argentina), that is, the typical climate this region is colder compared to the tropical climate, and it is where the lowest temperatures in the country are recorded.


In this climate, temperatures vary from 16 °C to 20 °C per year, however, winter is usually very cold for Brazilian standards, with a frequency of frost in almost all areas, and in places where there are higher altitudes, falling snow.

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Araucaria Forest, which has practically become extinct, is the visible biome in the higher elevations of the Paraná and Santa Catarina plateaus.

In addition to the Araucaria Forest itself, the Serra do Mar, with great humidity as it is closer to the Atlantic Ocean, causes the humid tropical forest to develop on the slopes, or Atlantic Forest, with great density and various species.


The Atlantic Forest begins in the Northeast and continues through the Southeast until its arrival in the South.

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