Londrina is a city located in the northern Brazilian state of Paraná, to 381 km from the capital of Paraná, Curitiba. It has a population of 511 278 inhabitants, is the second most populous city in Paraná and fourth in Southern Brazil. Major hub for regional and national development, Londrina has great influence over northern Paraná and is one of the most important cities of southern Brazil. London is home to a metropolitan region that also has 801,756 inhabitants. It is a regional center and is comprised of trade, services and agricultural industries. The second largest city in Paraná stands for good service, green areas, universities and transit organized. With an eye on tourism, has gained brand new hotels that fill the major networks during the International Festival of Londrina. The theater event takes place in June and is considered one of the most important of its kind in the country, bringing together over a hundred thousand spectators and between national and foreign artists. The shows are held in different parts of the city, including parks, prisons and slums. The privileged nature also draws attention in Londrina, making the waterfall jumping Apucaraninha one of the postcards of the city. A panoramic viewpoint reveals the beauty of the jump of 118 meters. The drop is 80 miles from the center, and 20 kilometers of dirt road. Already the Parque Estadual da Mata dos Godoy, crowded recreation area, is a true haven for flora species threatened with extinction, such as mahogany, cedar-wood and ivory. Also attending the area numerous birds and animals, sighted through the trails that spread through 800 acres of reservation. The meeting point of reference and Urban Londrina is Lake Igapó. Perfect for practicing nautical activities, the area also offers biking, jogging track, gardens designed by Burle Marx, fountain, waterfall and theater. Vale visit the Historical Museum Padre Carlos Weiss, who occupies the beautiful building of the former Railway Station Londrina. Of English architecture, the space retains the memory of the golden times of coffee production in the region until the 70s, the product was the basis of the city´s economy. Even today, however, the smell of coffee still in the air. Nearby are three large factories: Chief, Foreign Ministry and Café Iguaçu. To learn more about this part of history was created at the Coffee Route, a route that traverses historic farms, rural restaurants and museums. The rural area, incidentally, deserves attention. There are Müller House Winery, a small farm that produces handcrafted wines colonial; Strassberg and restaurant, famous for pies and German recipes, like mallards, and kassler eisben.
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