BRAZIL Name:Fabricio Garcia Grade:7th 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 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 people. 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. BRAZIL Language 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. 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 Religion 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. Sports Football is the most popular sport in Brazil. 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. THANK YOU FOR YOUR ATTENTION.