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Beija-Flor
Represa de Itupararanga
Represa de Itupararanga
Represa dos Veleiros
Represa dos Veleiros
Gruta de São Sebastião
Gruta de São Sebastião
Gruta de São Sebastião

Ibiúna - Name of Indian origin, which means black land ("ibi = land,"una"= black, dark). It is a cosmopolitan city: in the late sixteenth and early seventeenth century, the first immigrants from Portugal arrived to the Valley of Una. In the years 1890 and 1891, the village of Una received the first Italian immigrants. The immigration of Arabs came to the village of Una in 1898. The Japanese immigration began in 1932. Chinese immigrants attempted to form their Ibiúna colony in the 1960s. There are also people from Argentine, Bolivia, Spain, Germany, Russia and United States.

Tourist attractions: Itupararanga Dam, Jurupará State Park, Cave of São Sebastião, schooner and Chapel Bom Jesus da Prisão.

Belongs to the Itupararanga circuit.

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