One of the world’s most captivating places, Brazil is South America’s giant, a dazzling country of powdery white-sand beaches, pristine rain forests and wild, rhythm-filled metropolises. Brazil’s attractions extend from enchanting, frozen-in-time colonial towns to dramatic landscapes of red-rock canyons, thundering waterfalls and idyllic tropical islands. Add to that, Brazil’s biodiversity: legendary in scope, its diverse ecosystems boast the greatest collection of plant and animal species found anywhere on earth.
Area: 8,515,767 km2
Continent: South America
Population: 214,421,321 (Sunday, September 26, 2021 – Worldometer , UN data)
Government Type: Presidential system, Constitutional republic, Federal republic
Official Language: Portuguese
Currency: Brazilian Real