Curitiba is the capital and largest city of the Brazilian state of Paraná. The city sits on a plateau at 932 metres (3,058 ft) above sea level. Curitiba's population numbered approximately 1,879,355 people as of 2015, and the had a total population of over 3.2 million (estimate 2010).
Curitiba is an important cultural, political, and economic centre in Latin America. The city receives more than two million tourists every year.