Brasil

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República do Brasil
Republic of Brasil
Flag of Brazil
Language: Portuguese
Capital: Rio de Janeiro
President:
Population: 57 million brasileiros (Brasilians) [2005]
Established: 1822, independence from Portugal
Currency: cruzeiro
Organizations: Lusoamerican Union


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Brasil in Brief

Brasil is a parliamentary republic in eastern South America.

Special attraction: Carnival in Rio de Janeiro

Coat of Arms

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Quarterly barry vert and or, and azure

History

See here

Geography

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Lusoamerican Union
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Map of Brasil with states, their capitals and neighbouring countries

Borders

Northwest: Equador.
Southwest: Paraná.
Southeast: Atlantic Ocean.
Northeast: Bahia.

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