Brazil

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Brazil
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Cities in Brazil

  • Brasilia

  • Brasilia

    Brasilia is the capital of Brazil and is a futuristic modern city with imaginative architecture designed by Lucio Costa and Oscar Niemeyer. The city h...View City
  • Manaus

  • Manaus

    Manaus is the capital of the Amazonas state in northern Brazil. The sprawling jungle metropolis is situated on the Rio Negro some 10km upstream from i...View City
  • Recife

  • Recife

    Recife is the capital of the state of Pernambuco in Brazil. Situated on the Atlantic Ocean, the city is a major port and an industrial and commercial ...View City
  • Rio de Janeiro

  • Rio de Janeiro

    Very few cities in the world have such a breathtaking location and skyline as that of Rio de Janeiro. The famous beaches of Copacabana, Ipanema and L...View City

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Brazil

Brazil is situated on the eastern side of South America and covers almost half of the continent. Brazil is the fifth largest country in the world and has a very diverse topography. The country contains the vast basin of the Amazon in the northwest while the central areas are rock escarpments and savannas. There are semi-arid regions in the northeast while to the east and south there are rugged mountains and fertile plains and valleys. The Amazon basin and forest is hot, humid and wet. The rest of the country has seasonal variations but is mostly milder, cooler and drier. Most of the population live in urban areas along the coast and on the central plateau. Brazil has a well developed economy that is the largest in South America. Mining, agriculture and the service sectors are the main industries. Brazil is the world´s biggest producer of coffee and the main trading partners are the USA and Argentina. The capital of Brazil is Brasilia.


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