Officially the federative republic of brazil is the largest country in both South AmericaIt´s capital was Rio de Janeiro, it is currently Brasilia.
This great country has more than 210 million people estimated in 2019.
Brazil borders every South American country except Chile and Ecuador.
Its most populated city is São Paulo.
The federation is composed of the union of the 26 states, the Federal District, and the 5,570 municipalities.
It is the largest country to have Portuguese as an official language and the only one in the Americas.
It is also one of the most multicultural and ethnically diverse nations, due to over a century of mass immigration from around the world.
Brazil is a regional power and sometimes considered a great or a middle power in international affairs.
Brazil is a founding member of the United Nations, the G20, BRICS, Union of South American Nations, Mercosul, Organization of American States, Organization of Ibero-American States and the Community of Portuguese Language Countries.
Brazil is considered an advanced emerging economy. It has the eighth largest GDP in the world by both nominal and PPP measures. It is one of the world's major breadbaskets, being the largest producer of coffee for the last 150 years.
It is classified as an upper-middle income economy by the World Bank and a newly industrialized country, with the largest share of global wealth in Latin America.
The climate of Brazil comprises a wide range of weather conditions across a large area and varied topography, but most of the country is tropical. According to the Köppen system, Brazil hosts six major climatic subtypes: desert, equatorial, tropical, semiarid, oceanic and subtropical. The different climatic conditions produce environments ranging from equatorial rainforests in the north and semiarid deserts in the northeast, to temperate coniferous forests in the south and tropical savannas in central Brazil. Many regions have starkly different microclimates.
Brazil is the only country in the world that has the equator and the Tropic of Capricorn running through it. Brazilian topography is also diverse and includes hills, mountains, plains, highlands, and scrublands. Much of the terrain lies between 200 metres (660 ft) and 800 metres (2,600 ft) in elevation. The main upland area occupies most of the southern half of the country. The northwestern parts of the plateau consist of broad, rolling terrain broken by low, rounded hills.
Did you know that the samba is recognized as National Cultural Heritage of Brazil?
Its motto is "ordem e progresso" or "Orden y Progreso" and it is part of its flag.
It is the largest coffee exporter, orange juice and sugar in the world.
It has the greatest wealth of flora and fauna in the world with 1.5 million plants, 3 thousand freshwater fish, 950 species of birds, 300 species of mammals.
It is the 5th country in the world in terms of territory and population.
The samba is recognized as National Cultural Heritage of Brazil.
Your soccer team has been the only one to attend all the World Cups.