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The largest city of Santa Catarina, with approximately 500 thousand inhabitants, gathers distinct and charming. It is a modern urban center and industrial center that still retains traces of its European colonization, with flower gardens and half-timbered houses.
Joinville Dance Festival

The aliases that Joinville show gets a little more than the specific reserves to its visitors. In July, the city becomes the world capital of dance, during the days when it hosts the Joinville Dance Festival, the largest of its kind worldwide. Thousands of dancers and dance lovers throughout the city as actors or spectators of the festival, shaking the streets, businesses, malls and stages of Centreventos Cau Hansen, where the event is headquartered.

Manchester will be the nickname of Brazilian, English city with reference to recognized industrial development shows that Joinville is a city that can combine with industrial potential quality of life. The city hosts companies from various segments and large multinationals, generating employment and development for his people. It is also by industrial development that Joinville receives the nickname City of Bicycles, reference to the locomotion of most of its workers.

This whole story came from a wedding that celebrated the union of the Brazilian imperial family and the French royalty. The lands that are home to the city were given in 1843, the Prince de Joinville, François Ferdinand Philippe - son of Louis Philippe, king of France - as dowry of Princess Francisca Carolina, sister of Emperor Pedro II. The couple did not get to know the land, but allowed it to turn into a major tourist attraction and developmental pole.
Boat Prince de Joinville III

Nowadays, those visiting the city has at its disposal activities ranging from tourism to rural industrial past a cultural heritage and diversified business, gastronomy and a mouthwatering, with their homemade sweets and chocolates, coffees and colonial traditional stuffed drake.

financial and commerce centre. In 2010, its population reached approximately 520,000 people, many of whom are of German descent.

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