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Brazil Facts

  • Country Name: Brazil
  • Continent: South America
  • Capital City: Brasília
  • Primary Language: Portuguese
  • Population: 209.3 million (2019)
  • Currency: Brazilian Real (BRL)
  • GDP: $2.056 trillion USD (2017, World Bank)

19 Brazil Facts for Kids

  1. Brazil is a country on the South American continent (South America).
  2. A native or resident of Brazil is called a Brazilian.
  3. The primary language spoken in Brazil is Portuguese.
  4. The capital city of Brazil is Brasília.
  5. The population of Brazil was estimated to be 209.3 million in 2019.
  6. According to the estimates by the United Nations in 2019, Brazil is the 6th most populated country in the world.
  7. The national currency of Brazil is the Brazilian Real (BRL).
  8. In 2017, the World Bank estimated the GDP of Brazil was $2.056 trillion USD.
  9. According to estimates by the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Brazil was 8th on the list of countries with the highest GDP (PPP) in 2018.
  10. The government of Brazil is a federal presidential constitutional republic.
  11. The country of Brazil covers 3,287,956 square miles.
  12. Brazil is the 5th largest size country by square miles.
  13. Drivers in Brazil drive on the right side of the road.
  14. The country calling code for Brazil is +55.
  15. The ISO 3166 code for Brazil is BR.
  16. The largest rainforest in the world is in Brazil.
  17. The northern part of Brazil is home to the Amazon River and the jungles surrounding it.
  18. Brazil is home to the largest variety of animals, fish and insects. No other country has more of a variety.
  19. Brazilians are some of the best soccer players. Brazil has won the FIFA World Cup more than any other country.

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