Some informationsO Habitants : 195 milionO Area : about 9 miliones km²O States : 27O Capital : BrasiliaO Official language : PortugueseO Currency : Real (1US$ = 1,7 Reais)
Arroz e feijao(rice and beens)
Café ( coffe)
Feijoada 1 pound of black beans 1 pound of smoked sausage 1/2 pound of bacon 4 pork shoulder bones 2 small onions 2 garlic cloves 2 large bay leaves Olive oil Salt and fresh pepper Very hot pepper sauce
Typical parties June festival
Sports in BrazilVoleyball It is a popular sportbetween mans and womans.The national team ofboth, wonthe Volleyball WorldCup three times.
Soccer The most popular sport in Brazil. The Brazilian Team won the World Cup five times, more than any other country.
Brazil in the Olympic Games in Peking
Brazil in the Panamericano in Guadalajara (Mexico)
Brazil hosting Olympic Games and World Cup World Cup in 2014 Olympic Games in 2016
Dance and MusicSamba Samba is the most popular music in Brazil and is also well known all the countries. The music and dance is originated from slaves that came from Africa.
CapoeiraCapoeira is a Brazilian martial art that combineselements of dance and music. It was created inBrazil mainly by descendants of African slaveswith Brazilian native influences. It is known by quick andcomplex moves, using mainly power, speed, andleverage for leg sweeps.
Rio de Janeiro The most known city in Brazil from the foreigners, the bigest turist point in the country, a wonderful city with almost 7 milion habitants.
Cristo Redentor 38m
Pão de Açúcar
São PauloO The sixth bigest city in the worldO More than 19 million habitants.O In population, is the biggest city of the Southern Hemisphere.
Foz do Igaçu (Iguaçu Falls) One of the best option from the tourist of destinations in Brazil, is included in the seven natural wonders of the world, attracting thousands of tourists from all over the world. It is located in Paraná, southern Brazil.
BrasíliaO Capital of BrazilO 3 milion hab.O 21/04/1960 -> 52 years oldO Oscar NiemeyerO 4th biggest city in population
Amazon Forest It is the largest rainforest in the world with dense flora and fauna more diverse than any other. It also has the Amazon Basin is the largest river basin in the world and with the greatest potential energy.
Pantanal O 230.000 km². O 70% brazilian
Animals 1.000 species of birds.300 species of mammals