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2014 World cup host cities - Curitiba, Brazil

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About: Curitiba is the capital of the Brazilian state Paraná, which is located in the southern part of Brazil. The city was founded in 1693 and 1,8 million people live there nowadays.  The population is formed mainly by European emigrants from Russia, Germany, Ukraine, Poland and Italy.
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Location Curitiba is situated in south part of Brazil at about  105 km (65 mi) west of the Atlantic Ocean and sits on a plateau at 932 m (3000 ft.) above sea level. The city occupies an area of 432 sq. km. (166 sq. mi.).
Climate Curitiba has a subtropical climate, but because of the altitude of almost 1000 meters above the sea level, an average minimum temperature during the winter (June-September) is 7 °C (45 °F) and sometimes falling even below 0 °C (32 °F). In the summer (December-March) temperatures could reach of maximum through 30°C / 90°F.
How to get there
by air
Afonso Pena International Airport is locate…

2014 World cup host cities - Fortaleza, Brazil

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About: With population of about 2,5 million people Fortaleza is the capital city of the Brazilian state Ceará. Located in Northeastern part of Brazil, Fortaleza is the fifth largest city in the country.  Discovered in 1500 and founded as a village in 1726, Fortaleza is one of the popular tourist destinations with its 34 km/ 21 mi of wonderful beaches.
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Location Fortaleza is situated in the north-east part of Brazil, on the Atlantic Ocean coast and occupies an area of 313 sq. km. (121 sq. mi.).
Climate Fortaleza has a tropical climate and average temperatures of 23º C / 73 °F - 31º C / 88 °F. The rainy season is from February to May and the dry one, between July and December.
How to get thereby airPinto Martins International Airport is located just 8 km /5 mi from the city center.
The taxi to the center will cost you about R$ 30 (USD 13.5). Another transport option to get to downtown is to catch…

2014 World cup host cities - Manaus, Brazil

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About: Manaus is the capital of the biggest Brazilian state Amazonas. Founded in 1693, the city has population of about 2 million people. Amazonas is one of the foremost far-famed places on the earth as a result of its within the middle of the world’s biggest woodland. The state is larger than France and Spain put together.
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Location Manaus is situated in the north part of Brazil, where the Negro meets the Amazon river (also known as Solimões) in the middle of the Amazon rainforest. Manaus occupies an area of 11 sq. km. (4 sq. mi.), while the Amazonas state is 1.5 million sq. km. (579 238 sq. mi.).
Climate Manaus has an equatorial climate and average temperatures of 28º C / 82 °F and air humidity of over 80 %. The rainy season is from December to May and the dry one, between June and November.
How to get there Access to Manaus is mainly by boat or airplane, because the city is located in the h…

2014 World cup host cities - Natal, Brazil

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About: Founded in 1599, Natal is the capital city of the Brazilian state Rio Grande do Norte. With its population of more than 800,000 people, the city is one of the major tourist destinations in Brazil. Natal with its amazing beaches, is becoming more and more popular among Brazilian and international tourists. It is a fact that Natal is one of the Brazilian cities nearest Europe and North America.
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Location Natal is situated, where Potengi River disgorges its waters into the Atlantic Ocean. The city is divided into four areas – South (tourist area), North (industrial area), East (Natal’s historical center and major sights) and West and occupies an area of 179 sq km (65 sq mi).
Climate
Natal is known as the Sun City, because of tropical climate and annual average temperatures of 28º C / 82 °F. People who live here, enjoy 300 sunny days a year.
How to get thereby air The easiest way to get to …