Place:Blumenau, Santa Catarina, Brazil

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NameBlumenau
TypeCity
Coordinates26.917°S 49.117°W
Located inSanta Catarina, Brazil     (1852 - )
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Blumenau is a city in Vale do Itajaí, state of Santa Catarina, in southern Brazil. It is 130 km away from the state capital, Florianópolis.

History

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The city was founded on September 2, 1850 by Dr. Hermann Bruno Otto Blumenau along with 17 German immigrants. A few years later Fritz Müller migrated to Blumenau as well.

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