Brazil is the largest country in South America. It is full of natural wonders, interesting cities, famous carnivals and beautiful people. Most visitors start their trip in Rio de Janeiro which is a bustling city surrounded by mountains and the Atlantic Ocean. Christ the Redeemer, Sugarloaf Mountain, Copacabana and Ipanema beaches – these are just some of the landmarks which make Rio worth a visit.

Brazil is home to incredible landscape and wildlife – from the Amazon Rainforest to breathtaking Iguazu Falls. Brazilians are very open and friendly people and they know how to have fun. They love watching sports (especially football), enjoying themselves on the beach, dancing or just sipping a yummy Caipirinha. Why not join them?

Quick Facts

Population:             209 million

Area:                        8.5 million km2

Capital:                    Brasilia

Currency:                Brazilian Real (BRL)

Language:               Portuguese

Electricity:              Plug type C & N (two or three pins), voltage 127V or 220V/60Hz

Driving:                   On the right-hand side of the road

Time:                       There are four standard time zones in Brazil, Summer (Daylight Saving) Time is observed only in some areas

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