Curitiba is the capital city of the Brazilian state of Paraná .
Curitiba is the eighth most populous city in the country, and the largest in Brazil's South Region.
There is a vast range of hotels in Curitiba, as diverse as the Brazilian culture is renowned to be.
Estádio Joaquim Américo Guimarães, commonly referred to as Arena da Baixada, is the stadium of Paraná selected to host 4 games at 2014 FIFA World Cup and is one of the most modern stadiums at Latin America.
Afonso Pena International airport is Curitiba's main airport. It is located in the nearby city of São José dos Pinhais and all commercial flights operate from this airport. In 2012 Afonso Pena International airport was ranked 10th in terms of transported passengers and 7th in terms of cargo handled in Brazil, placing it amongst the busiest airports in the country.
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