Santa Catarina (state)

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State o Santa Catarina
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Location o State o Santa Catarina in Brazil
Location o State o Santa Catarina in Brazil
Coordinates: 27°50′S 48°25′W / 27.833°S 48.417°W / -27.833; -48.417
Kintra Brazil
CaipitalFlorianópolis
Former seatJoinville
Govrenment
 • GovrenorRaimundo Colombo
 • Vice GovrenorEduardo Pinho Moreira
Area
 • Total95,346.181 km2 (36,813.366 sq mi)
Aurie rank20t
Population
 (2010 census)[1]
 • Tot6,249,682
 • Rank11t
 • Density66/km2 (170/sq mi)
 • Density rank9t
Demonym(s)Catarinense or Barriga-Verde (Green Belly)
GDP
 • Year2006 estimate
 • TotalR$ 93,173,000,000 (7t)
 • Per caipitaR$ 20,369 (4t)
HDI
 • Year2005
 • Category0.840 – high (2nt)
Time zoneUTC-3 (BRT)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-2 (BRST)
Postal Code
87000-000 to 89990-000
ISO 3166 codeBR-SC
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Santa Catarina (Brazilian Portuguese: [ˈsɐ̃ta kataˈɾina] ( listen) "Saunt Catherine")[2] is a state in soothren Brazil wi ane o the heichest staundarts o livin in Laitin Americae an in Soothren Hemisphere. Its caipital is Florianópolis, which maistly lees on the Santa Catarina Island. Neebourin states are Rio Grande do Sul tae the sooth an Paraná tae the north. It is boondit on the east bi the Atlantic Ocean, an tae the wast it borders the province o Misiones, Argentinae. Maist o its inhabitants are descendants o Portuguese, German, an Italian immigrants.

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