Brazil

Brazil is the largest country in and the fifth largest in the world. Brazil is an incredibly diverse country, in people, culture, and landscapes—from the famous summer carnaval in Rio de Janeiro, , , and to the wild power of nature in the Amazon and .
Photo: Captain Blood, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Popular Destinations

is the second largest city in Brazil, on the South Atlantic coast. Photo: Wolfhardt, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is the largest city in Brazil, with a municipality population of 12.1 million, and about 21.3 million in its metropolitan region - the second most populous of the Southern Hemisphere. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 2.5.

is a state in the of Brazil. It is undoubtedly the country's economic powerhouse, contributing alone to one third of the Brazilian GDP. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Brazil is the cultural and economic hub of the country, and contains three of the four largest cities: São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, and Belo Horizonte. Photo: Denis Rizzoli, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Destinations

Whereas elegant Rio de Janeiro and cosmopolitan may be the best-known places in Brazil… Photo: cleide isabel, CC BY 2.0.

The is the southernmost region of Brazil. Its attractions range from the historic Jesuit ruins of Missões to the excellent beaches of and the unmissable . Photo: Halleypo, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Leave the glamorous cities and beaches of Brazil's central and southern coast behind and see the wilder part of the country, where cities didn't really develop until the 19th century. Photo: CIAT, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is the only landlocked Brazilian region. Photo: Sting, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Brazil

Latitude of center
-11° or 11° south
Longitude of center
-55° or 55° west
Population
209,000,000
Elevation
258 metres (846 feet)
Capital
Area
8,511,965 km² (3,286,488 miles²)
Currency
Real (BRL)
Phone code
55
Internet domain
.br
Open­Street­Map ID
node 424313734
Geo­Names ID
3469034
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Also Known As

  • Abkhazian: Brazil
  • Achinese: Brasil
  • Adyghe: Бразилие
  • Afar: Brazil
  • Afar: Braziliya
  • Afrikaans: Brasilië
  • Akan: Brazil
  • Albanian: Brazili
  • Amharic: ብራዚል
  • Arabic: Brasil
  • Arabic: البرازيل
  • Arabic: البرازيلي
  • Arabic: البرازیل
  • Arabic: الجمهورية البرازيلية
  • Arabic: برازيل
  • Arabic: برازيلي
  • Arabic: برازيلية
  • Arabic: برازیل
  • Arabic: جمهورية البرازيل الإتحادية
  • Arabic: جمهورية البرازيل الاتحادية
  • Arabic: شرق أمريكا الجنوبية
  • Aragonese: Brasil
  • Armenian: Բրազիլիա
  • Armenian: Պրազիլ
  • Arpitan: Brèsil
  • Assamese: ব্ৰাজিল
  • Asturian: Brasil
  • Avaric: Brasila
  • Aymara: Wrasil
  • Azerbaijani: Braziliya
  • Balinese: Brasil
  • Balinese: Brazil
  • Bambara: Berezili
  • Bambara: Brazil
  • Bashkir: Бразилия
  • Basque: Brasil
  • Bavarian: Brasilien
  • Belarusian: Бразылія
  • Belarusian: Бразілія
  • Bengali: ব্রাজিল
  • Bhojpuri: ब्राज़ील
  • Bishnupriya: ব্রাজিল
  • Bislama: Brazil
  • Bosnian: Brazil
  • Breton: Brazil
  • Bulgarian: Бразилия
  • Bulgarian: Федерална република Бразилия
  • Burmese: ဘရာဇီး
  • Burmese: ဘရာဇီးနိုင်ငံ
  • Catalan: Brasil
  • Catalan: República Federativa de Brasil
  • Catalan: República del Brasil
  • Cebuano: Brasil
  • Central Bikol: Brasil
  • Central Kurdish: بەڕازیل
  • Chamorro: Brazil
  • Chavacano: Brasil
  • Chechen: Бразили
  • Cherokee: ᏆᏏᎵ
  • Cheyenne: Brazil
  • Chinese: Pa-se
  • Chinese: 巴西
  • Church Slavic: Браꙁїлїꙗ
  • Chuvash: Бразили
  • Cornish: Brasil
  • Corsican: Brasile
  • Crimean Tatar: Brazil
  • Croatian: Brazil
  • Czech: Brazílie
  • Danish: Brasilien
  • Dhivehi: ބުރެޒިލް
  • Dimli (individual language): Brezilya
  • Dotyali: ब्राजिल
  • Dutch: BR
  • Dutch: BRA
  • Dutch: Brazilie
  • Dutch: Brazilië
  • Dutch: Federale Republiek van Brazilië
  • Dzongkha: བཱརཱ་ཛིལ
  • Dzongkha: བཱརཱ་ཛིལ་
  • Eastern Mari: Бразилий
  • Egyptian Arabic: البرازيل
  • Egyptian Arabic: برازيل
  • English: BR
  • English: BRA
  • English: Brasil
  • English: Estados Unidos del Brazil
  • English: Federativa Republica do Brasil
  • English: Federativa República do Brasil
  • English: Federative Republic of Brazil
  • English: Republic Federative of Brasil
  • English: Republica Federativa do Brasil
  • English: República Federativa do Brasil
  • English: br
  • English: 🇧🇷
  • Erzya: Бразилия Мастор
  • Esperanto: Br
  • Esperanto: Brazilo
  • Esperanto: Federacia Respubliko Brazilo
  • Estonian: Brasiilia
  • Ewe: Brazil
  • Ewe: Brazil nutome
  • Extremaduran: Brasil
  • Faroese: Brasil
  • Faroese: Brasilia
  • Fiji Hindi: Brazil
  • Fijian: Brazil
  • Finnish: Brasilia
  • Finnish: Brasilian liittotasavalta
  • French: Amérique lusophone
  • French: Auriverde
  • French: BR
  • French: Brasil
  • French: Brazil
  • French: Bré.
  • French: Brés.
  • French: Brésil
  • French: Brésilien
  • French: Brésilienne
  • French: Brézil
  • French: République des États-Unis du Brésil
  • French: République fédérative du Brésil
  • French: la République fédérative du Brésil
  • Friulian: Brasîl
  • Fulah: Barazil
  • Fulah: Beresiil
  • Gagauz: Braziliya
  • Galician: Brasil
  • Galician: República Federativa do Brasil
  • Galician: برزيل
  • Gan Chinese: 巴西
  • Ganda: Brasil
  • Ganda: Buraziiri
  • Georgian: ბრაზილია
  • German: Brasilien
  • German: Föderative Republik Brasilien
  • Gilaki: برزيل
  • Goan Konkani: Brazil
  • Goan Konkani: ब्राझील
  • Gothic: 𐌱𐍂𐌰𐌶𐌹𐌻
  • Greek: Βραζιλία
  • Greek: Ομοσπονδιακή Δημοκρατία της Βραζιλίας
  • Guarani: Brasil
  • Guarani: Pindorama
  • Guarani: Pindoráma
  • Guianese Creole French: Brézil
  • Gujarati: બ્રાઝિલ
  • Haitian: Brezil
  • Hakka Chinese: Pâ-sî
  • Hausa: Birazil
  • Hausa: Brazil
  • Hausa: Palakila
  • Hausa: Pâ-sî
  • Hawaiian: Palakila
  • Hebrew: ברזיל
  • Hindi: ब्राज़िल
  • Hindi: ब्राज़ील
  • Hindi: ब्राजील
  • Hindi: ब्रास़ील
  • Hungarian: Brazil Szövetségi Köztársaság
  • Hungarian: Brazília
  • Icelandic: Brasilía
  • Ido: Brazilia
  • Igbo: Brazil
  • Iloko: Brasil
  • Iloko: Brazil
  • Inari Sami: Brasilia
  • Inari Sami: Brasilia littotäsiväldi
  • Indonesian: Brasil
  • Indonesian: Brazil
  • Indonesian: Republik Federatif Brasil
  • Indonesian: Republik Federatif Brazil
  • Ingush: Бразили
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Brasil
  • Interlingue: Brasil
  • Irish: An Bhrasaíl
  • Italian: Brasile
  • Jamaican Creole English: Brazil
  • Japanese: ブラジル
  • Japanese: ブラジル連邦共和国
  • Japanese: 伯剌西爾
  • Japanese: 伯国
  • Javanese: Brasil
  • Kabardian: Бразил
  • Kabiyè: Biresiili
  • Kabuverdianu: Brazil
  • Kabyle: Brazil
  • Kalaallisut: Brasilien
  • Kalaallisut: Brazil
  • Kalmyk: Ниицәтә Бразилмудин Орн
  • Kannada: ಬ್ರೆಜಿಲ್
  • Kara-Kalpak: Braziliya
  • Karachay-Balkar: Бразилия
  • Kashubian: Brazylskô
  • Kazakh: Бразилия
  • Khmer: ប្រេស៊ីល
  • Kikuyu: Brazil
  • Kikuyu: Brazili
  • Kinyarwanda: Burezile
  • Kirghiz: Бразилия
  • Komi: Бразилия
  • Kongo: Brazil
  • Korean: 브라질
  • Kotava: Brasila
  • Kurdish: Brazîl
  • Kurdish: برازیل
  • Ladin: Brazili
  • Ladino: Brasil
  • Lao: Brasil
  • Lao: ບຼາຊິວ
  • Lao: ປະເທດບະເຣຊິນ
  • Lao: ປະເທດບະເລຊິນ
  • Latgalian: Brazileja
  • Latin: Brasilia
  • Latvian: Brazīlija
  • Lezghian: Бразилия
  • Ligurian: Braxî
  • Limburgan: Braziel
  • Lingala: Brazil
  • Lingala: Brezílɛ
  • Lingua Franca Nova: Brasil
  • Literary Chinese: 巴西
  • Lithuanian: Brazilija
  • Livvi: Braziilii
  • Lojban: razgu'e
  • Lombard: Brasil
  • Low German: Brasilien
  • Low German: Brazilië
  • Lower Sorbian: Brazilska
  • Luba-Katanga: Mnulezile
  • Luxembourgish: Brasilien
  • Luxembourgish: Federativ Republik Brasilien
  • Macedo-Romanian: Brazilia
  • Macedonian: Бразил
  • Maithili: ब्राजिल
  • Malagasy: Brazila
  • Malagasy: Brezila
  • Malay: Brazil
  • Malayalam: ബ്രസീല്‍
  • Malayalam: ബ്രസീൽ
  • Maltese: Brażil
  • Manx: Yn Vrasseel
  • Maori: Parīhi
  • Marathi: ब्राझिल
  • Marathi: ब्राझील
  • Mazanderani: برزیل
  • Min Dong Chinese: Brazil
  • Min Dong Chinese: Bă-să̤
  • Min Nan Chinese: Pa-se
  • Minangkabau: Brasil
  • Mingrelian: ბრაზილია
  • Mirandese: Brasil
  • Moksha: Бразилие
  • Mongolian: Бразил
  • Mongolian: Бразили
  • Moroccan Arabic: برازيل
  • Moroccan Arabic: لبريزيل
  • N'Ko: ߓߙߋߖ߭ߌߟ
  • N'Ko: ߓߙߋߖ߭ߌߟ ߞߙߎߝߊ߫ ߞߊ߲ߓߍ߲
  • N'Ko: ߙߋߔߎ߳ߓߟߌߞߊ߬ ߝߋߘߙߊߕߌߝ߭ߊ߬ ߘߏ ߓߙߊߛߌ߫
  • Narom: Brési
  • Nauru: Bradir
  • Nauru: Brazil
  • Navajo: Kintaaʼanéhé Dineʼé Bikéyah
  • Neapolitan: Brasile
  • Nepali: ब्राजिल
  • Newari: ब्राजिल
  • North Ndebele: Brazili
  • Northern Frisian: Brasiilien
  • Northern Luri: برزيلٛ
  • Northern Luri: برزیل
  • Northern Sami: Brasil
  • Northern Sami: Brasila lihttodásseváldi
  • Northern Sami: Brasilia
  • Northern Sami: Brasilia lihttodásseváldi
  • Norwegian: Brasil
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Brasil
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Forbundsrepublikken Brasil
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Brasil
  • Novial: Brasilia
  • Occitan (post 1500): Brasil
  • Official Aramaic (700-300 BCE): ܒܪܐܙܝܠ
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): Brasil
  • Oriya: ବ୍ରାଜିଲ
  • Oriya: ବ୍ରାଜିଲ୍
  • Oromo: Biraazil
  • Oromo: Brazil
  • Ossetian: Бразили
  • Pali: ब्रासील
  • Pampanga: Brasil
  • Pampanga: Brazil
  • Pampanga: Republikang Pederatiba ning Brasil
  • Pampanga: Republikang Pederatibu ning Brasil
  • Pangasinan: Brazil
  • Panjabi: ਬ੍ਰਾਜ਼ੀਲ
  • Papiamento: Brazil
  • Pedi: Brazil
  • Pennsylvania German: Brasilien
  • Persian: برزیل
  • Pfaelzisch: Brasilien
  • Pfaelzisch: Brasilje
  • Picard: Brésil
  • Piemontese: Brasil
  • Pitcairn-Norfolk: Bresel
  • Polish: Brazylia
  • Portuguese: BR
  • Portuguese: BRA
  • Portuguese: Brasil
  • Portuguese: Brazil
  • Portuguese: Pindorama
  • Portuguese: República Federativa do Brasil
  • Portuguese: br
  • Portuguese: 🇧🇷
  • Pushto: برازيل
  • Pushto: برازیل
  • Quechua: Brasil
  • Quechua: Prasil
  • Romanian: Brazilia
  • Romansh: Brasila
  • Romansh: Brasilia
  • Rundi: Brazil
  • Rundi: Burezili
  • Russia Buriat: Бразил
  • Russian: Brasil
  • Russian: Estados Unidos del Brazil
  • Russian: Бразилия
  • Russian: Федеративная Республика Бразилия
  • Rusyn: Бразілія
  • Sakizaya: Brazil
  • Samoan: Pasila
  • Samogitian: Brazilėjė
  • Sango: Brezîli
  • Sanskrit: ब्रासील
  • Santali: ᱵᱨᱟᱡᱤᱞ
  • Santali: ᱵᱽᱨᱟᱡᱤᱞ
  • Sardinian: Brasile
  • Saterfriesisch: Brasilien
  • Scots: Brazil
  • Scottish Gaelic: Braisil
  • Scottish Gaelic: Breasail
  • Serbian: Brazil
  • Serbian: Бразил
  • Serbian: Браѕил
  • Serbo-Croatian: Brazil
  • Shan: မိူင်းပရႃႇၸီး
  • Shona: Brazil
  • Sichuan Yi: ꀠꑭ
  • Sicilian: Brasili
  • Silesian: Brazylijo
  • Sindhi: برازيل
  • Sindhi: وفاقي جمھوريہ برازيل
  • Sinhala: බ්‍රසීලය
  • Skolt Sami: Brasilia
  • Skolt Sami: Brasilia lett-tääʹssväʹldd
  • Slovak: Brazília
  • Slovenian: Brazilija
  • Somali: Baraasiil
  • Somali: Barasiil
  • Somali: Braasiil
  • South Azerbaijani: برزیل
  • Southern Sotho: Brazil
  • Spanish: Brasil
  • Spanish: República Federativa de Brasil
  • Spanish: República Federativa del Brasil
  • Sranan Tongo: Brasilkondre
  • Sranan Tongo: Brasjon
  • Sundanese: Brasil
  • Swahili: Brazil
  • Swahili: Brazili
  • Swedish: Brasil
  • Swedish: Brasilien
  • Swiss German: Brasilie
  • Tagalog: Brazil
  • Tagalog: Pederatibang Republika ng Brasil
  • Tagalog: Pederatibong Republika ng Brasil
  • Tagalog: Republikang Pederatiba ng Brasil
  • Tagalog: Republikang Pederatibo ng Brasil
  • Tahitian: Brazil
  • Tahitian: Parīihi
  • Tajik: Бразилия
  • Tamil: பிரேசில்
  • Tamil: பிரேஸில்
  • Tatar: Бразилия
  • Telugu: బ్రజిల్
  • Telugu: బ్రెజిల్
  • Tetum: Brazíl
  • Thai: บราซิล
  • Thai: ประเทศบราซิล
  • Tibetan: པུ་རུ་ཟིལ
  • Tibetan: པུ་རུ་ཟིལ།
  • Tibetan: བ་རཱ་ཛིལ།
  • Tigrinya: ብራዚል
  • Tigrinya: ፈደራላዊት ሪፓብሊክ ብራዚል
  • Tok Pisin: Brasil
  • Tonga (Tonga Islands): Palāsili
  • Tosk Albanian: Brasilien
  • Tumbuka: Brazil
  • Tunisian Arabic: البرازيل
  • Turkish: Brezilya
  • Turkmen: Braziliýa
  • Tuvinian: Бразилия
  • Twi: Brazil
  • Udmurt: Бразилия
  • Uighur: برازىلىيە
  • Ukrainian: Бразилія
  • Ukrainian: Бразілія
  • Ukrainian: Федеративна Республіка Бразилія
  • Upper Sorbian: Brazilska
  • Urdu: برازیل
  • Urdu: برازیلی
  • Uzbek: Braziliya
  • Uzbek: Бразилия
  • Venda: Brazil
  • Venetian: Braxil
  • Veps: Brazilii
  • Vietnamese: Ba Tây (Bra-xin)
  • Vietnamese: Bra-xin
  • Vietnamese: Brasil
  • Vietnamese: Brazil
  • Vlaams: Brazilië
  • Vlax Romani: Brazil
  • Volapük: Brasilän
  • Võro: Brasiilia
  • Walloon: Braezi
  • Waray (Philippines): Brasil
  • Welsh: Brasil
  • Western Armenian: Պրազիլ
  • Western Balochi: برازیل
  • Western Frisian: Brazylje
  • Western Mari: Бразили
  • Western Panjabi: برازیل
  • Wolof: Breesil
  • Wu Chinese: 巴西
  • Xhosa: Brasil
  • Yakut: Бразилия
  • Yiddish: בראזיל
  • Yiddish: בראזיליע
  • Yoruba: Brasil
  • Yoruba: Orílẹ́ède Bàràsílì
  • Yue Chinese: 巴西
  • Zeeuws: Brezilië
  • Zhuang: Bahsih
  • Zulu: IBrazili
  • Zulu: i-Brazil
  • Brasíle
  • Brasīl
  • Braṡil
  • Brezîl
  • Estados Unidos do Brasil
  • Estados Unidos do Brazil
  • Piresiili
  • República dos Estados Unidos do Brasil
  • United States of Brazil
  • Бразилэ

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