Santa Catarina


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Santa Catarina

(sän`tə kətərē`nə), state (1996 pop. 4,865,090), 37,060 sq mi (95,985 sq km), S Brazil. The capital is FlorianópolisFlorianópolis
, city (1996 pop. 268,551), capital of Santa Catarina state, SE Brazil, on Santa Catarina Island. An administrative and cultural center and a port city, it is linked with the mainland by a huge suspension bridge (built 1926).
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Santa Catarina

 

a state in southern Brazil. Area, 95,900 sq km. Population, 2,900,000 (1970). The capital is Florianópo-lis.

Santa Catarina is located along the upper course of the Uruguay (Uruguai) River. Its economy is based on agriculture. The state is Brazil’s second largest producer of grain. Other important crops are cassava, beans, tobacco, and grapes. Meat livestock is raised. Logging and the cultivation of maté are also important. Coal, primarily coking coal, is mined; Santa Catarina accounts for 70 percent of Brazil’s total output. Lead is also produced. Industry includes food processing and the production of lumber, wood products, leather and footwear, and textiles.

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Santa Catarina

a state of S Brazil, on the Atlantic: consists chiefly of the Great Escarpment. Capital: Florianópolis. Pop.: 5 527 707 (2002). Area: 95 985 sq. km (37 060 sq. miles)
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