Lago Paranoa, Brasilia

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Lake Paranoá is an artificial lake located in Brasília, the capital of Brazil. During construction of the city, the Paranoá River was dammed to form the lake, which has a circumference of 80km. On its shores are embassies and consulates, sports clubs, restaurants, the residential areas of Lago Sul and Lago Norte, the University of Brasília, the Olympic Center, and the Palácio da Alvorada, the official residence of the President of Brazil.EtymologyThe lake is named for the Paranoá River; its name is derived from Tupi paranã, "sea" and kûá, "bay, cove", giving "sea cove".
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  • The Lake Paranoá accompanies the whole pilot plan, is a nice place, although nāo can be leveraged across your extensāo. But it pays to take advantage of several sites that estāo to your back.
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  • Suitable for any water activity (swimming, diving, etc.), excellent for boat trip. Very cozy place.
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  • The boat ride across the Lake it is interesting to observe the city for a different angle. But it's not a must.
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