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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.

State o Santa Catarina
Banner o State o Santa Catarina
Coat o airms o 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
Caipital Florianópolis
 • Govrenor Raimundo Colombo
 • Vice Govrenor Eduardo Pinho Moreira
 • Total 95,346.181 km2 (36,813.366 sq mi)
Aurie rank 20t
Population (2010 census)[1]
 • Tot 6,249,682
 • Rank 11t
 • Density 66/km2 (170/sq mi)
 • Density rank 9t
Demonym(s) Catarinense or Barriga-Verde (Green Belly)
 • Year 2006 estimate
 • Total R$ 93,173,000,000 (7t)
 • Per caipita R$ 20,369 (4t)
 • Year 2005
 • Category 0.840 – high (2nt)
Time zone BRT (UTC-3)
 • Simmer (DST) BRST (UTC-2)
Postal Code 87000-000 to 89990-000
ISO 3166 code BR-SC


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