Brazil Flag
Brazil Flag
  1. Size: Brazil is the 5th largest country in the world by both land area and population.
  2. Official Language: The official language of Brazil is Portuguese, making it the largest Portuguese-speaking country in the world by a significant margin.
  3. Amazon Rainforest: About 60% of the Amazon rainforest, the world’s largest tropical rainforest, is located in Brazil.
  4. Diversity of Species: Brazil is considered to have the greatest biodiversity of any country on the planet.
  5. Coffee: Brazil is the world’s largest coffee producer. It has been the largest for the past 150 years.
  6. River: The Amazon River, which runs across the north of Brazil, is the second longest river in the world, after the Nile.
  7. Carnival: The Brazilian Carnival, a week-long celebration before Lent, is one of the biggest and most vibrant festivals in the world.
  8. Soccer: Brazil is a soccer powerhouse and has won the FIFA World Cup five times – more than any other country.
  9. Population: São Paulo is the largest city in Brazil and the Southern Hemisphere, with a population of over 12 million people.
  10. Rainbow Boa: Brazil is home to a non-venomous snake called the rainbow boa, which appears to have rainbow-colored skin due to refracting light.
  11. Samba: Samba, a music and dance style that’s integral to Brazil’s cultural identity, originated from the country’s African slave population.
  12. Christ the Redeemer: The iconic Christ the Redeemer statue in Rio de Janeiro is one of the New Seven Wonders of the World.
  13. Pantanal: Brazil houses the Pantanal, the world’s largest tropical wetland, renowned for its extraordinary wildlife.
  14. Acai Berries: Acai berries, a global ‘superfood,’ are native to Brazil.
  15. Highest Mountain: The Pico da Neblina is the highest mountain in Brazil, standing at a height of 2,995 meters.
  16. Bordering Countries: Brazil shares borders with all South American countries except Chile and Ecuador.
  17. Capoeira: Capoeira, a martial art that combines elements of dance, acrobatics, and music, was developed by African slaves in Brazil.
  18. Protected Areas: Brazil has more protected areas than any other country.
  19. National Drink: The national drink of Brazil is the caipirinha, made with a sugar cane hard liquor known as cachaça, sugar, and lime.
  20. Colonial Rule: Brazil was a colony of Portugal from the landing of Pedro Álvares Cabral in 1500 until its independence in 1822.

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