Ponta Grossa is a city in the state of Paraná, Brazil. It is situated 130 km west away from Curitiba, the State's capital. It is the 5th most populated city of Paraná. It is the second industrial pole in the State, being only exceeded by Curitiba the largest city. Ponta Grossa, also known as the Princesa dos Campos - Princess of the Fields, is the home of the Ponta Grossa State University (UEPG). Ponta Grossa is also home town to the Parque Nacional da Vila Velha (National Park of Old Town), a park made up of rock formations formed over millions of years. Each rock formation has its own name, depending on which object/animal they look like. Ponta Grossa is also the site of the Munchen Fest - A National Beer Festival that lasts a whole week.