Brazil is the largest country in South America and fifth in the world, has boundaries with all South American countries, except Chile and Ecuador, is a distinctly tropical country, as it lies on the equator. Most of its territory lies in the Amazon rainforest and has the greatest diversity of animals in the world.
The capital of Brazil is Brasilia, which serves as the third capital of this country after Rio de Janeiro. Brazil is divided into 26 states plus the federal district, its main cities are Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Belo Horizonte, Salvador de Bahia, Fortaleza, Brasilia, Curitiba, Recife, Porto Alegre, Manaus, Goiania and Campinas. Brazil has five mega cities and is the first megalopolis Sao Paulo, is next in order of importance the cities of Rio de Janeiro, Belo Horizonte, Porto Alegre and Recife.
Brazil’s climate is predominantly tropical and humid, highly changeable and also the rainy season depends on each region. Brazil’s economy is the most powerful and dynamic Latin America, today is an agricultural powerhouse and has great leadership in many products such as coffee, soybeans, sugar and livestock through its longstanding also for meat, is a highly industrialized country, because it exports cars, cell phones and airplanes.
The language of Brazil is Portuguese, but the various indigenous groups speak their own language in addition to Portuguese original.
The Brazilian people are also mainly Catholic and Protestant faithful are also a minority but in recent years have seen rapid growth. But we must also make mention of African beliefs, the product of slavery, who practice animism and others such as Macumba. We cannot ignore other minority faiths, as a result of Asian immigration.
Brazil is the most important country as a tourist destination, being the most popular tourist region in South America. The Brazilian federal government considers tourism as a strategic activity and high prevalence, for which it has developed a series of strategies that has been commissioned to Embratur, the body responsible for tourism, its implementation and enforcement, which aims to promote and increase the tourism, it is a generator of foreign exchange activity. Each year is increased influx of tourists thanks to the actions directed to improve services relating to tourism, we can cite for example the improvement of air transport system, implementing new flight paths, construction of modern hotels of international level in different parts of the country. Internal tourism is also very important, your movement generates business opportunity and moves the Brazilian tourism industry.
Brazil is a mixture of cultures, because of different migration flows from different continents and miscegenation between them. The celebration of Carnival in Rio de Janeiro is the biggest festival that has brought fame to this city for the display of color and beauty of their women, music and dance event which gathers many tourists from different parts the world who come to enjoy and share the joy and charm of its people. Apart from soccer, because Brazil is the champion five times, the carnival in Rio is the most important activity.
Sightseeing in Brazil there are many, especially the beautiful beaches of its coastline, it’s beautiful women and friendly people. To quote some as the beach of Paraiba, Rio de Janeiro, which attracts thousands of tourists from around the world, the Pantanal where there is greater biodiversity in the world, the Spa Camboriú of singular beauty. Brazil cuisine, offers a rich and varied range of dishes. Brazil has agreements with many countries around the world whose visitors do not require visa to enter the country. Whether traveling for business or pleasure, Brazil is their destination.