CURITIBA, BRAZIL

Located in the state of Parana in southern Brazil and among the ten largest cities in Brazil.

A strong port city that allows entry and access to the fastest-growing region in Brazil, Florida's number one trading partner.

A rich history, thriving economy, strong workforce, and the fifth-largest Brazilian capital in three key areas: number of jobs, business establishments, and exports.

DATE OF TWINNING: April 3, 2009