Brazil

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Brazil (Brasil; ), officially the Federative Republic of Brazil (República Federativa do Brasil, ), is the largest country in both South America and Latin America.wikipedia
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List of largest cities in Brazil

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Its capital is Brasília, and its most populated city is São Paulo.
Brazil has a high level of urbanization with 87.8% of the population residing in urban and metropolitan areas.

São Paulo

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Its capital is Brasília, and its most populated city is São Paulo.
São Paulo is a municipality in the Southeast Region of Brazil.

South America

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Brazil (Brasil; ), officially the Federative Republic of Brazil (República Federativa do Brasil, ), is the largest country in both South America and Latin America.
It includes twelve sovereign states (Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Uruguay, and Venezuela), a part of France (French Guiana), and a non-sovereign area (the Falkland Islands, a British Overseas Territory though this is disputed by Argentina).

Portuguese language

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It is the largest country to have Portuguese as an official language and the only one in the Americas; it is also one of the most multicultural and ethnically diverse nations, due to over a century of mass immigration from around the world.
It is the sole official language of Portugal, Brazil, Cape Verde, Guinea-Bissau, Mozambique, Angola and São Tomé and Príncipe.

Federal District (Brazil)

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The federation is composed of the union of the 26 states, the Federal District, and the 5,570 municipalities.
The Federal District (Distrito Federal ) is one of 27 federative units of Brazil.

List of territorial entities where Portuguese is an official language

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It is the largest country to have Portuguese as an official language and the only one in the Americas; it is also one of the most multicultural and ethnically diverse nations, due to over a century of mass immigration from around the world.
There has been an increase in the teaching of Portuguese owing to the growing trade links between China and lusophone nations such as Portugal, Brazil, Angola, Mozambique, and East Timor, with 5,000 students learning the language.

States of Brazil

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The federation is composed of the union of the 26 states, the Federal District, and the 5,570 municipalities.
The federative units of Brazil (unidades federativas do Brasil) are subnational entities with a certain degree of autonomy (self-government, self-regulation and self-collection) and endowed with their own government and constitution, which together form the Federative Republic of Brazil.

Immigration to Brazil

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It is the largest country to have Portuguese as an official language and the only one in the Americas; it is also one of the most multicultural and ethnically diverse nations, due to over a century of mass immigration from around the world.
Throughout its history, Brazil has always been a recipient of immigrants, but this began to gain importance in the late 19th century and throughout the 20th century when the country received massive immigration from Europe, the Middle East and East Asia, which left lasting marks on demography, culture, language and the economy of Brazil.

Colonial Brazil

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Brazil remained a Portuguese colony until 1808, when the capital of the empire was transferred from Lisbon to Rio de Janeiro.
Colonial Brazil (Brasil Colonial) comprises the period from 1500, with the arrival of the Portuguese, until 1815, when Brazil was elevated to a kingdom in union with Portugal as the United Kingdom of Portugal, Brazil and the Algarves.

Empire of Brazil

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Independence was achieved in 1822 with the creation of the Empire of Brazil, a unitary state governed under a constitutional monarchy and a parliamentary system.
The Empire of Brazil was a 19th-century state that broadly comprised the territories which form modern Brazil and (until 1828) Uruguay.

Coastline of Brazil

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Bounded by the Atlantic Ocean on the east, Brazil has a coastline of 7491 km.
The coastline of Brazil measures 7,491 km, which makes it the 16th longest national coastline of the world.

Environment of Brazil

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Its Amazon River basin includes a vast tropical forest, home to diverse wildlife, a variety of ecological systems, and extensive natural resources spanning numerous protected habitats.
The environment of Brazil is characterized by high biodiversity with a population density that decreases away from the coast.

1964 Brazilian coup d'état

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An authoritarian military junta came to power in 1964 and ruled until 1985, after which civilian governance resumed.
The 1964 Brazilian coup d'état (Golpe de estado no Brasil em 1964 or, more colloquially, golpe de 64) was a series of events in Brazil from March 31 to April 1 that led to the overthrow of President João Goulart by members of the Brazilian Armed Forces, supported by the United States government.

Pedro Álvares Cabral

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Brazil was inhabited by numerous tribal nations prior to the landing in 1500 of explorer Pedro Álvares Cabral, who claimed the area for the Portuguese Empire.
Pedro Álvares Cabral ( or ; né Pedro Álvares de Gouveia; c. 1467 or 1468 – c. 1520) was a Portuguese nobleman, military commander, navigator and explorer regarded as the European discoverer of Brazil.

Municipalities of Brazil

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The federation is composed of the union of the 26 states, the Federal District, and the 5,570 municipalities.
Brazil currently has 5,570 municipalities, with an average municipality population of 34,361 inhabitants.

Wildlife of Brazil

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Its Amazon River basin includes a vast tropical forest, home to diverse wildlife, a variety of ecological systems, and extensive natural resources spanning numerous protected habitats.
species in the world, Brazil is considered to have the greatest biodiversity of any country on the planet.

List of World Heritage Sites in Brazil

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Due to its rich culture and history, the country ranks thirteenth in the world by number of UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
The Federative Republic of Brazil accepted the convention on 1 September 1977, making its historical sites eligible for inclusion on the list.

Constitution of Brazil

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Brazil's current constitution, formulated in 1988, defines it as a democratic federal republic.
The Constitution of the Federative Republic of Brazil (Constituição da República Federativa do Brasil) is the supreme law of Brazil.

Latin America

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Brazil (Brasil; ), officially the Federative Republic of Brazil (República Federativa do Brasil, ), is the largest country in both South America and Latin America.
In Brazil, rural aristocrats were in conflict with the urban conservatives.

Indigenous peoples in Brazil

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Brazil was inhabited by numerous tribal nations prior to the landing in 1500 of explorer Pedro Álvares Cabral, who claimed the area for the Portuguese Empire.
Indigenous peoples in Brazil (povos indígenas no Brasil) or Indigenous Brazilians (indígenas brasileiros) once comprised an estimated 2000 tribes and nations inhabiting what is now the country of Brazil, prior to the European contact around 1500.

BRICS

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Brazil is a founding member of the United Nations, the G20, BRICS, Union of South American Nations, Mercosul, Organization of American States, Organization of Ibero-American States and the Community of Portuguese Language Countries.
BRICS is the acronym coined for an association of five major emerging national economies: Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa.

Coffee production in Brazil

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It is one of the world's major breadbaskets, being the largest producer of coffee for the last 150 years.
Coffee production in Brazil is responsible for about a third of all coffee, making Brazil by far the world's largest producer, a position the country has held for the last 150 years.

Americas

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It is the largest country to have Portuguese as an official language and the only one in the Americas; it is also one of the most multicultural and ethnically diverse nations, due to over a century of mass immigration from around the world.
The Americas are home to over a billion inhabitants, two-thirds of whom reside in the United States, Brazil, and Mexico.

Paraguay

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In the Guarani language, an official language of Paraguay, Brazil is called "Pindorama".
It is bordered by Argentina to the south and southwest, Brazil to the east and northeast, and Bolivia to the northwest.

Potential superpowers

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On account of its international recognition and influence, the country is subsequently classified as an emerging power and a potential superpower by several analysts.
The European Union and the emerging BRIC economies comprising Brazil, Russia, and India are most commonly described as being potential superpowers.