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Itajaí is a municipality located on the northern central coast of Santa Catarina, Brazil. It is part of the Vale do Itajaí Mesoregion, on the right bank of the Itajaí-Açu river mouth. The city has the second-largest gross domestic product and the highest per capita income in the State of Santa Catarina. Itajaí is a port city and river port, and the headquarters of the largest fishing port in the country. The city has an extensive coastline of over 1 km, with squares, bike paths, a gastronomic route, monuments, and leisure spots. It is located about 94 km from the capital of Santa Catarina, Florianópolis.


Santa Catarina is a state with great ethnic diversity, with influences from Portuguese, German, Italian, Japanese, Austrian, and Polish immigrants, which directly reflects on the local culture. Itajaí is a tourist destination that offers a mix of history, culture, leisure, and economy, as well as a privileged location on the northern coast of Santa Catarina. The city is known for some of its popular attractions, which include Brava Beach, Warung Beach Club, Paroquia Santíssimo Sacramento, Marina Itajai, and Mercado.

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