Nation report part 1

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Nation report part 1

  1. 1. Nation Report Part One<br />By: Courtney Grace<br />
  2. 2. Geography<br />A third of Brazil’s water is drained by the Amazon<br />Capital: Brasília, 2,160,100<br />Southern Brazil is drained by the Plata System<br />The national name is- RepúblicaFederativa do Brasil<br />bauxite, gold, iron ore, manganese, nickel, phosphates, platinum, tin, uranium, petroleum, hydropower, timber <br />Some of the largest cities are: São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Salvador, and Belo Horizonte<br />
  3. 3. Geography<br />Brazil covers half of South America<br />It is the continents largest nation<br />It is 2,965 miles north-south and 2,691 miles east-west<br />Borders every nation on the continent (except Chile and Ecuador)<br />Brazil is divided in to: Brazilian Highlands, or plateau, in the south and the Amazon River Basin in the north <br />
  4. 4. People<br />It consists of 53.7% white people, 38.5% mix of black and white people, 9% others including Arab, Japanese, and Amerindian, and 7% unspecified <br />74% are Roman Catholic, 15% Protestant, 1% Spiritual, and 7% non religious <br />The Average age to be able to write is 15 years old<br />Jobs: 42% work with services, 31% work with agriculture, and 27% work in the industrial area <br />
  5. 5. People<br />Brazil, as of 2008, consists of 191,908,598 people<br />The birthrate average is 16.0/1,000<br />The death average is 8.98 deaths/1,000 population<br />The average life expectancy is 72.5<br />Most common language of the people is: Portuguese, Spanish, English, and French <br />
  6. 6. Culture<br />Brazils culture is known for its color<br />The colors of their culture catches the eye of people to know and experience the core of the vibrant culture<br />Samba music and dance is very popular and distinct music in the Brazilin culture<br />Portuguese were known for their singers and viola players and the Africans were known for their thrilling rhymes<br />
  7. 7. Culture<br />The culture is the total of several European, American and Asian cultures<br />Art consists of: music, literature, and dances<br />The Portuguese were the main colonizers in Brazil therefore their influences made the largest impact on Brazil<br />Roman Catholic is the most common religion practices, though other religions did exists too<br />“The Brazil Carnival which is popular annual celebration ofthis country, is popular through out the world and has a totally regional cultural flavor”<br />
  8. 8. History<br />Explores discovered red dye from wood <br />They had a series of military government<br />1979- Joao Baptista de Oliveira Neves became President once he past away, Vice President, Jose Sarney took over<br />An Asian economic crisis hit Brazil in January 1999<br />Brazil let the currency float causing a devastation amount of decrease <br />
  9. 9. History<br />The only Latin American nation that derives its language and culture from Portugal<br />Native inhabitants consists of: Tupí-Guaraní Indians<br />Pedro Alvares Cabral: clamed territory for Portugal in the 1500s<br />”Portugal began colonization in 1532 and made the area a royal colony in 1549”<br />Brazils President, WenceslauBraz, cooperated with the Allies and declared war on Germany during World War I <br />
  10. 10. Sources<br />http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0107357.html<br />http://www.theodora.com/wfb/brazil_people.html<br />http://www.mapsofworld.com/south-america/culture/brazil.html <br />http://www.brazilsf.org/culture_music_eng.htm <br />

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