BRAZILIAN FLAG Green represents the forests ; Yellow represents the wealth; Blue represents the sky; White represents peace; The Stars represent the 26 states and the Federal District.
<ul><li>- 8.514.876,599 km 2 </li></ul><ul><li>- 47% of South America </li></ul><ul><li>- Fifth largest country in the world </li></ul><ul><li>- 192 million people living </li></ul><ul><li>- 8 th economy in the world. It will be the 5 th in 2020. </li></ul>STATISTICS - World’s leading producers of coffee, orange, cattle, soy and important producer of jewelry, airplanes, cars, chicken.
POLITICAL DIVISION Green – North Blue – Northeast Purple - Central-West Red – Southeast Yelllow – South 26 States and one Federal District
<ul><li>Federative Republic with a democratic State of rights; </li></ul><ul><li>Presidential system of government. </li></ul>GOVERNMENT SYSTEM Luis Inácio Lula da Silva
<ul><ul><li>SHANTYTOWNS = FAVELAS = SOCIAL CHALLENGES </li></ul></ul>
<ul><ul><li>CHRIST REDEEMER </li></ul></ul>RIO DE JANEIRO
AMAZON RAINFOREST The Amazon Rainforest covers a large portion of the country.
IGUAÇU FALLS The Iguaçu Falls are located at the boarder of Brazil, Argentina and Paraguay 4 times bigger than Niagara falls
BEACHES Jericoaquara = elected by the Washington Post as one of the Top 10 most beautiful beaches in the world 14.000 km Atlantic coast Beautiful places to enjoy, to relax, to go, to see… Maresias = 2 hours from Sao Paulo Fernando de Noronha = an archipelago of 21 islands in the Atlantic Ocean, around 220 miles offshore from the Brazilian coast.
- Tropical weather all over the Country; - High temperatures from 60 F to 100F, except in the south; - It can achieve the same temperatures of the rest of the Country in the Summer. WEATHER
RELIGION The main religion of Brazil is Catholicism, followed by Protestantism and Spiritism (with African influence)
LANGUAGE <ul><li>- The official language is Portuguese; </li></ul><ul><li>Portugal colonization; </li></ul><ul><li>Influences of French, Spanish, Italian and Brazilian Native Languages: Tupinamba and Tupi Guarani. </li></ul>
MUSIC AND DANCE Brazilian rhythms: Samba, Forro, Bossa Nova, Brazilian Popular Music and AXÉ.
CURRENCY Our Currency is Real. One Dollar Worths R$ 1,76 reais
FEIJOADA IS A TRADITIONAL DISH WITH BLACK BEANS, RICE, PORK CAIPIRINHA = National cocktail, made with cachaça , sugar and lemons. Cachaça is Brazil's most common distilled alcoholic beverage. BRIGADEIRO = made with condensed milk and chocolate.
SPORTS Five times Champion of FIFA World Cup Soccer Ayrton Senna: our best ever f1 driver