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Coritiba is the first club from southern Brazil to have won a national title, the 1973 Torneio do Povo , and is also the first southern club to have competed in both main continental competitions – the Copa Libertadores and the Copa Sudamericana . Coritiba was both the first club from Paraná to have won the Série A (the main title in Brazil), and to reach the semi-finals in the second main competition in the country – the Copa do Brasil – in 1991 , 2001 , 2009 , and to reach the finals in 2011 and 2012 .
Curitiba ( Tupi : "Pine Nut Land", Portuguese pronunciation: [kuɾiˈtʃibɐ] ) is the capital and largest city of the Brazilian state of Paraná . The city's population numbered approximately 1,879,355 people as of 2015 [update] , making it the eighth most populous city in the country , and the largest in Brazil's South Region . The Curitiba Metropolitan area comprises 26 municipalities  with a total population of over 3.2 million ( IBGE estimate in 2010),  making it the seventh most populous in the country.