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Brazil

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Brazil Travel & Tourism
By Raqshanda Khan &
Aradhita Dhaddha Topography Issues facing the country Located between the latitudes of 6°N and 34°S, and longitudes of 38° W and 74°W. Poverty
Crime
Education and Hunger
The Future Continent: South America.
Western - Southern Hemisphere. Location Map Of Brazil Regional Map The Amazon River and Rainforest Brazil's highest peak: Pico da Neblina.
Elevation: 2,994 metres.
In the north near the Venezuelan border. The Central Highlands. Pico Da Neblina Rivers and Basins Amazon (the world's largest river in terms of volume of water). The Paraná and its major tributary, The Iguazu ( Iguazu Falls). The Negro, São Francisco, Xingu, Madeira and Tapajós rivers. Vegetation Temperature and Climate Average Temperatures:
January: 32 °C
July: 11 °C History Climate and Physical Environment People and Culture Economy Politics and Government Precolonisation 1500: The Discovery and Naming of Brazil 15-1590's: The Slave Trade and the Sugar Industry 1600's: The Gold Rush 1820's: The Empire of Brazil 1880's: Abolishment of Slavery 1890's: The Republic 1930-1954: Getúlio Vargas 1960 -1970's: Juscelino Kubitschek 2009: BRIC Population: 197 million (2012) Capital: Brasilia
Population: almost 3 million 1) Sao Paulo: 20 million 2) Rio De Janeiro: 12 million 3) Belo Horizonte: 6 million 47.73% White
43.13% Mulattoe
7.61% Black
1.09% Asian
0.43% Amerindian Racial Background, Ethnic Groups & Religion Brazilian society comprises of the:
Native Americans
Portuguese
Black Africans
Other South American, Arab, European and Asian immigrants Language largest lusophone country in the world. the only lusophone country in South America. Brazilian Portuguese influenced by African and Amerindian languages. Life Expectancy Life expectancy:72 -79 years Literacy Rate 92% Traditional Clothing Women: Baiana dress Men: Brazilian cowboys used to wear baggy trousers called bombachas. Food Brazilian Cuisine is a mixture of Indigenous, European and African cuisines. Sport Football (soccer) is the most popular sport. Capoeira is an Afro-Brazilian martial art. Culture Beaches: Copacabana and Ipanema Brazil Carnival Religion in Brazil:

Roman Catholicism (64.6%)
Protestantism (22.2%)
Non religious (8%)
Other religions (5.2%) Famous People Ronaldinho Pelé
Paulo Coelho Primary Industries : Agriculture in coffee and sugar production + petroleum extraction. Secondary Industries: Manufacturing of automobiles (e.g. GMC, Ford, Chevrolet) Tertiary: Services in banking and telecommunications Industries Currency : Brazilian Real
GDP per capita: $11,900 (2011 est.)
Unemployment rate: 5%
Population below poverty line: 21.4% Top 3 Tourism Sites Christ The Redeemer The Iguazu Falls Amazon Forest Brazil is a democratic republic. The current president is Dilma Roussef. She represents the Worker's Party. Feijoada Desert-natas
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