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Brazil

Country Name 

Brazil or officially the Federal Republic of Brazil

 

Location 

Brazil is located in the continent of South America.

It is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean to the east, Venezuela,

Guyana, Suriname and French Guiana (one of the French

Overseas Territories and Territories) to the north;

Colombia to the north-west, Bolivia , Peru to the west;

Argentina , Paraguay to the south-west.

Bordered by all the countries of  South America except

Ecuador and Chile and occupies 47% of the continent of South America.

        

Reason for naming the country

In the era of the Portuguese empires, it was known that the name was linked to a tree (Bau Brazil) in Arabic. Brazilwood A tree species that grows in Brazil and tends to red color was exported to Europe for the manufacture of paint. In 1967, under the military rule of the government, the name was changed to the Federal Republic of Brazil and the name is used to this day

 

Capital

The city of Brasilia is now the federal capital of Brazil.

 The first is Rio de Janeiro where the city of Rio de Janeiro has remained the capital To the State of Brazil for more than (125) years, before being changed to  City of Brasilia.

 

 

The Flag

The flag of Brazil was adopted on November 19, 1889

, consisting of a green rectangle, a parallel yellow

parallel, a blue circle with a white strip with the words

"order and progress" in green, and twenty-seven

white stars representing the 27 federal states.

Brazil is one of the national flags in the world where it

does not have any black or red color that is usually

associated with war or blood.The Brazilian flag was designed by Raimundo Teixeira Mendes and painted by artist Desio Vellars just like the American flag. The flag was modified to include additional stars after the creation of new states in the country. At the time the flag was first adopted in 1889, 21 stars were held. Now they understand 27 stars.

 

 

Language

The official language of Brazil is Portuguese, Portuguese in Brazil is different from Portugal and other countries, as in English between Britain and the United States, Spanish is very widely spoken in Brazil and is an official language in some regions of Brazil and is recognized as a minority.

National languages. When Brazil was discovered there were more than a thousand languages spoken. Currently, some of these languages are extinct such as indigenous languages, including the languages of the two languages. Today there are 180 languages spoken in Brazil.

 

Religion

Christianity comes as the official religion of the country, as it is the most widespread religion among the population of Brazil, especially the Catholic doctrine.

 

Currency

Brazilian Real BRL

 

Time zone

-03:00 GMT

 

Government Regime

Federal Presidential Republic

 

Climate in Brazil 
The Brazilian climate is warm and moderate for most of the year, while Brazil has an average precipitation of 1600 mm per year.

 

International Phone Code 

+55 

Internet Code

.br

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