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Brazil, located in South America, has an area of ​8,515,770 km2, making it one of the largest
countries in the world. Brazil, with a population of 210,147,000 people, is one of the most populated
countries in the world with 25 inhabitants per km2. Its capital is Brasilia and its currency is Brazilian
Reales. Brazil is one of the 10 most important economies in the world by volume of GDP. Its public
debt in 2019 was 1,469,669 million euros, with a debt of 89.47% of GDP. Its debt per capita is €
6,994 per inhabitant.
The GDP per capita is a very good indicator of the standard of living and in the case of Brazil, in
2019, it was € 7,824 euros, with which it is ranked 77 in the ranking and its inhabitants have a low
standard of living in in relation to the rest of the 196 countries in the per capita GDP ranking. As for
the Human Development Index or HDI, which the United Nations elaborates to measure the
progress of a country and which ultimately shows us the standard of living of its inhabitants, it
indicates that Brazilians are ranked 84. If the reason for visiting Brazil is business, it is useful to
know that Brazil is in 109th place out of the 190 that make up the Doing Business ranking, which
classifies countries according to the ease they offer to do business.
The culture of Brazil is primarily Western and is derived from Portuguese
culture,but presents a very diverse nature showing that an ethnic and cultural
mixing occurred in the colonial period involving mostly Indigenous people of
the coastal and most accessible riverine areas, Portuguese people and African
This diverse cultural background has helped show off many celebrations and
festivals that have become known around the world, such as the Brazilian
Carnival and the Bumba Meu Boi. The colourful culture creates an
environment that makes Brazil a popular destination for many tourists each
year, around over 1 million.
The official language of Brazil is
Portuguese. It is spoken by about 99% of
the population, making it one of the
strongest elements of national
identity.[18] There are only some
Amerindian groups and small pockets of
immigrants who do not speak Portuguese.
Similarly to American English and
Canadian French, Brazilian Portuguese is
more phonetically conservative or archaic
than the language of the colonizing
metropolis, maintaining several features
that Europea
Main article: Religion in Brazil
Christ the Redeemer is a cultural icon of Brazil, and is
listed as one of the New7Wonders of the World.
The Basilica of the National Shrine of Our Lady of
Aparecida is the second largest in the world, only after
the Basilica of Saint Peter in Vatican City.
About 2/3 of the population are Roman Catholics.
Catholicism was introduced and spread largely by the
Portuguese Jesuits, who arrived in 1549 during the
colonization with the mission of converting the
Indigenous people. The Society of Jesus played a large
role in the formation of Brazilian religious identity until
their expulsion of the country by the Marquis of Pombal
in the 18th century.
Football is the most popular sport in Brazil.[32] Many Brazilian players such as Pelé, Ronaldo, Kaká,
Ronaldinho, and Neymar are among the most well known players in the sport. The Brazil national
football team (Seleção) is currently among the best in the world, according to the FIFA World
Rankings. They have been victorious in the FIFA World Cup a record 5 times, in 1958, 1962, 1970,
1994, and 2002.Basketball, volleyball, auto racing, and martial arts also attract large audiences.
Tennis, handball, swimming, and gymnastics have found a growing sporting number of enthusiasts
over the last decade.