People in Brazil speak Portuguese. Brazilian Portuguese
Brazil is the 5th largest country in the world.
Brazil has the world’s largest river, theAmazon. Facts about Brazil Fun Facts Along with the rainforest, the Amazon river provides many natural resources as it is the largest free flowing fresh water body in the world. Brazil is known for its many natural resources such as gems and gold and is working hard to protect them and stabilize their exportation.
People rely on natural resources for their food and livelyhood. Brazil is known for exotic tropical fruits such as papaya, mango, banana, pineapple, açai, cashew, and coconut. Fruit is a major source of food for local people. Precious gems are a natural resource in Brazil that are exported for money.
Brazil has won the soccer World Cupfive times. Soccer is the national sport. Many people in Brazil love soccer!
The school year in Brazil is fromFebruary to early December.All schools in Brazil close for the week of Carnaval, when people dress in costumes and attend parties and parades. Dance and music is very important in Brazilian culture. Adults and children attend Samba Schools throughout the year.
In Brazil many stories are passed down in the form of folktales.