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The city of Florianopolis has the status of capital of the state of Santiago Catarina. There are 900 kilometers between them and Rio de Janeiro. The abundance of first-class beaches and a developed leisure structure have made it popular with tourists. The central part of the city occupies the western side of the island of Santiago Catarina. It is connected to the matérique by a bridge, known as the longest structure of its kind in the country. The founders of the city were the Portugalians, who were the descendants of the Spanish in 1700. The history of Fiorianopolis began in March 1726, which was originally named Deshérru.

How close to the modern city are the small fishing villages, Lake Kountain Lake and the traversed forests that make Florianopolis so popular. Among its attractions is the inn, which was built in 1875. The interior of the building is occupied by the Beauvaisches Museum and the Art Gallery. The Santi Cattarien Museum of History is housed in a historic building dating back to 1770, where the office and administration of the state were located until 1984. Not far from the city limits is a village founded in the 18th century by pilgrims from the Azores islands, where the ancient church of Noussa Sanéniora das Necesidades and other structures from that period still stand today.

100 USD = 525.15 BRL

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  • Tap water: No, not drinkable
  • Religious government: Non-religious
  • Population: 250,000 people
  • GDP: $8,649 / year
  • Foreigners can own real estate: Yes
  • Power outlets: 115V230V60Hz
  • Internet: 8 Mbps
  • Best wireless: TIM
  • Pay without cash: Yes, cards OK almost everywhere
  • Tipping: Brazilians have a friendly reputation, but tipping is not a part of the culture. Restaurants: A 10% “servico” charge is often added to the bill. While there is no legal obligation to pay it, it’s customary to do so.
  • Apartment listings: Zap
  • Apartments: Airbnb
  • Hotels: Booking.com
  • More hotels: Hotels.com
  • Best taxi: Uber
  • Best coworking space: UPspace
  • Online electronics shop: Submarino
  • Best short-haul air carrier: Gol
  • Best intl air carrier: Tam
  • Monthly costs for expat: $700
  • Monthly costs for family: $1300
  • Monthly costs for local: $380
  • Meal: $4
  • Small Cola: $0.6
  • Beer 1 Pint: $1.9
  • Coffee: $1.3

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