União da Vitória

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União da Vitória
União da Vitória (Brazil)
União da Vitória
União da Vitória
Coordinates 26 ° 14 ′  S , 51 ° 5 ′  W Coordinates: 26 ° 14 ′  S , 51 ° 5 ′  W
Municipality of União da Vitória in the state of ParanáMunicipality of União da Vitória in the state of Paraná
Basic data
Country Brazil


height 752 m
surface 720 km²
Residents 52,735 (2010)
density 73.2  Ew. / km²
founding March 27, 1890Template: Infobox location / maintenance / date
Post Code (CEP) 84600-000
Telephone code +5542
Website uniaodavitoria.pr.gov.br
mayor Pedro Ivo Ilkiv
Political party PT

União da Vitória , officially Município de União da Vitória , is a city in the south of the state of Paraná in Brazil . It is located on the Iguaçu directly on the border with the state of Santa Catarina and forms the so-called "Gêmeas do Iguaçu" (Iguaçu twins) with the sister city of Porto União opposite . The city is best known for its timber industry and the many waterfalls in the region.

According to the 2010 census, the population was 52,735 people, who are called União-Vitorienser. On July 1, 2013, the IBGE statistical office estimated the population to be 55,467. The distance to the capital Curitiba is 243 km.

Pedro Ivo Iliv ( PT ) is the city prefect for the 2013 to 2016 term of office .

Panoramic view of União da Vitória

Web links

Commons : União da Vitória  - collection of images, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. a b IBGE : Cidades @ Paraná: União da Vitória . Retrieved June 12, 2014 (Portuguese).
  2. ^ Wanessa Stenzel: Pedro Ivo é eleito por 766 votos de diferença em União da Vitória. In: vvale.com of October 8, 2012. Retrieved June 12, 2014 (Portuguese).