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  Brasília - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Brasilia is 207 km from Goiânia; 1,531 km.
Brasilia was built in 41 months -- from 1956 to April 21, 1960 when it was officially inaugurated.
Costa had insisted that Brasilia be shaped like a butterfly, but the city is shaped like an airplane instead.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Bras%C3%ADlia   (1539 words)

 Compare Prices and Read Reviews on Brasília at Epinions.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Things you want to avoid while in Brasilia are, for example, to check in the hotels during the weekdays (when the rates are more expensive) or to wonder around the city without knowing where you're going.
Brasilia has a very low criminality rate and the city is pretty safe, but it's wise to avoid walking alone in the areas around the hotels or in places where you haven't been before and that are completely unknown to you.
The nightlife in Brasilia is not as wild as in other Brazilian cities like Sao Paulo or Rio, but the bar, the pubs and the clubs literally explode during the weekends.
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BRASILIA, November 22 (RIA Novosti) - A joint statement concerning the cooperation between Russia and Brazil in a peaceful development of space activities was...
Brasilia: Rescue teams were searching for four men yesterday, who were feared dead, after a cargo ship, unloading ethanol, exploded at a port in Brazil's...
BRASILIA : Chinese President Hu Jintao arrives in Brazil for a state visit as Beijing seeks access to key raw materials to fuel its roaring economic growth and...
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 Brasilia and the Central West by Sergio Koreisha
Brasilia and the Central West by Sergio Koreisha
But it was not until 1956, after eight years of surveying, that the actual design and construction of the new Capital began under President Juscelino Kubitschek.
On April 21, 1960, Brasilia was officially inaugurated and started functioning as the new capital of Brazil.
darkwing.uoregon.edu /~sergiok/brasil/brasilia.html   (426 words)

 Brasilia - World Heritage Site - Pictures, info and travel reports
It was made a WHS because it is one of the major examples of the 20th century´s modern movement in architecture and urban planning.
A planned city, created from nothing when the Brazilian government decided to move the capital inland, in an attempt to develop the interior of the country, Brasilia is in the shape of an airplane and most buildings downtown are built in a modernist style (read white and somewhat spartan looking).
That said, some of the architecture and planning schemes are fascinating and after spending several days in Rio beforehand, Brasilia is like an oasis of calm.
www.worldheritagesite.org /sites/brasilia.html   (447 words)

 Brasilia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Brasilia is located in the region called "centro-oeste" (center-west) of Brasil.
The congress in Brasilia was designed so that it represents balance having the tall building in the center and two half-circles at the side.
The Brazilian president is Luis Inacio da Silva, known to Brazilians as Lula.
studentweb.providence.edu /~jsenos07/Brasilia.htm   (48 words)

 Oscar Niemeyer - Brasilia - The Capital of Brazil :: arcspace.com
The Constitution of Brazil has always contained a provision for the establishment of a new Capital in the center of the country, but But it was not until 1956, after eight years of surveying, that the actual design and construction of the new Capital began under President Juscelino Kubitschek.
Thirdly, it would create a renewed sense of National pride by the building of a completely modern 21st Century city; Brazil would be assured a place in the world of highly sophisticated, industrialized, and modern Nations.
The city of Brasilia illustrates both the great expectations that its creators had for it, and the shortcomings that were unforeseen.
www.arcspace.com /architects/Niemeyer   (359 words)

 Brasilia : Introduction | Frommers.com
Fifty years ago, the spot where Brasilia now stands was nothing but cerrado -- short scrubby forest, stretching thousands of miles in every direction.
That the entire city was completed in the space of just 4 years is thanks to the will of one man, former president Juscelino Kubitschek.
A visit to Brasilia is a chance to see and judge their success.
www.frommers.com /destinations/brasilia/2861010001.html   (408 words)

 destination brasilia, travel guide, brasilia city guide
Brasilia is the federal capital of Brazil and the seat of government.
If you are interested in all things cultural, it is better you know that Brasilia was built out of rubble in recent times (1960) and that it is ultra modern in its buildings and state of the art equipment.
The city is an example of masterfully crafted contemporary buildings that boast of some of the biggest names in architecture, sculpture, murals and ceramics.
www.journeymart.com /DExplorer/SouthAmerica/Brazil/Brasilia   (131 words)

 Travelago - The World in Streaming Video
Designed in the shape of a bird or airplane, Brasilia was the brainchild of former Brasilian President Juscelino Kubitschek.
He was inspired by the prediction of a 19th-century Italian priest and psychic that a new civilization would rise up between the 15th and 20th parallels, where Brasilia is located.
From its founding in 1960, Brasilia has billed itself as the city of the future.
www.travelago.com /generalcity.asp?c_id=171091&country_id=BRA&r_id=2   (88 words)

 ArchitectureWeek - Design - Bridging Brasilia - 2004.0609
The growing city of Brasilia needed a third bridge over a lake that separated half its inhabitants from their places of work.
Beginning in 1957, Brasilia was built in a sparsely populated region of the country's interior.
The new, completely modern city was dominated by the works of architect Oscar Niemeyer who is respected worldwide for his structures of soaring, curving concrete.
www.architectureweek.com /2004/0609/design_1-1.html   (233 words)

 Brasilia International Airport - Presidente Juscelino Kubitschek Information - Brazil, South America Provided By ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Brasilia International Airport - Presidente Juscelino Kubitschek (BSB)
The Plaza Convention in the hotel sector in the centre of Brasilia consists of two hotels (the four-star Manhattan Plaza and the five-star Kubitschek Plaza), which both have full conference facilities, including rooms seating between 35 and 219 people.
Brasilia Tourist Information (tel: (0)61 364 9488), which is situated at the airport, can book rooms in advance or upon arrival.
www.worldairportguide.com /Airports/bsb/bsb.asp   (567 words)

 Hotel Brasilia (Brazil): Melia Brasilia - Sol Meliá Hotels & Resorts   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
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In March 2003, the Meliá Brasilia in Brasilia opened its doors.
It is the first 5* hotel in the Brasil XXI complex, strategically placed in the Monumental Axis, between the Television Tower and 50 m from the City Park.
www.meliabrasilia.solmelia.com   (348 words)

 Brasilia hotels and accommodation, hotel reservations in Brazil, by All-Hotels(tm)
Brasilia hotels and accommodation, hotel reservations in Brazil, by All-Hotels(tm)
S.h.n Quadra 5 Bloco a, Brasilia, Brazil, 70505
This is a modern style hotel, with a large range of amenities.
www.all-hotels.com /south_america/brazil/brasilia_e1.htm   (258 words)

 brasiliamoda.com - Home Page
Brasilia Moda veste con stile ed eleganza ogni donna, che con il gusto dell'abbigliamento e i tacchi vertiginosi e' pronta ad affrontare qualsiasi occasione.
Da Brasilia Moda, la donna diventa la vera protagonista, trovando Fantasia, Emozione, Successo, Armonia e Seduzione nei vestiti da lei scelti e indossati.
La moda presenta un'infinita' di sfaccettature, con il Vostro aiuto siamo sicuri di soddisfare i Vostri desideri...
www.brasiliamoda.com   (123 words)

 Detailed information about Trex Brasilia
With new Trex Brasilia, you'll find everything you love about the distinctive, exotic look of tropical hardwoods without having to worry about the effects of time and climate.
Enjoy the kind of subtle shadings and natural color variations that can only be found in Trex Brasilia.
Explore your sense of adventure and design with the vibrant, warm colors and deep, rich patterns Trex Brasilia has to offer.
www.trex.com /products/decking/brasilia   (169 words)

 The History of Brasilia - Part I   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
That is, the construction of Brasilia started in 1956; the construction of Plano Piloto, following Lucio Costa’s project, started in 1957.
At 09:30 AM, April 21, the Three Powers of the Republic simultaneously took seat in Brasilia.
The University of Brasilia (UnB) is officially inaugurated; first rector Darcy Ribeiro.
www.persocom.com.br /brasilia/bsb_h1i.htm   (921 words)

 The History of Brasilia - Part III
In 1957 he won the national contest for the elaboration of Brasilia's pilot plan (see more info here).
Niemeyer was the architect of many buildings in Brasilia, including the Congress, the Palace of Dawn (Palácio da Alvorada), the Palace of Justice, Palácio do Planalto, Palácio dos Arcos (also called Itamaraty), the Cathedral, University of Brasilia, National Theater, and JK Memorial.
Brasilia would not have come to be without:
www.infobrasilia.com.br /bsb_h3i.htm   (1213 words)

 Brasilia hotels — cheap accommodation in Brasilia
We are happy to offer Brasilia hotels and comprehensive accommodation guide, as a part of our Brazil hotels listing, see also our extensive world-wide hotel destinations list.
Expedia.co.uk offers cheap Brasilia hotels as well as cheap hotels and accommodation in Brazil and a lot of other world-wide destinations.
Hotelopia.com offers cheap Brasilia hotels as well as cheap hotels and accommodation in Brazil and a lot of other world-wide destinations.
www.city-travel-guide.co.uk /cheap-hotels/brasilia-cheap-hotels.html   (227 words)

 Photographs from Brasilia
At the center, the stained-glass that represents the Federal District.
The above photos are just a sample of the more than 100 photos of Brasilia, including maps and photos of satellite cities, that we have in our main photo page!
You may also see, on an specific page, photos of the construction of Brasilia and also pictures showing the creators of the city.
www.geocities.com /augusto_areal/minis_i.htm   (349 words)

European espresso express: in the April issue we profiled some European leaders in the espresso machine world who showcased their wares at Tea and Coffee World Cup Asia 2004.
Brasilia, ciudad abierta: el puerto seco mas reciente de Brasil podria acercar los exportadores de su remota capital al resto del mundo.(inauguracion de puerto seco, centro aduanero) (Revista Latin Trade)
Brasilia cumple este lunes 43 años (Agence France Presse Spanish)
www.infoplease.com /ce6/world/A0808765.html   (302 words)

 EFA Fast Track Initiative - News & Events   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The fourth meeting of the FTI Partnership took place in Brasilia, Brazil, on November 10 and 11, 2004.
Over 100 participants, including Ministers of education, bilateral and multilateral agencies, and civil society representatives, traveled to Brasilia for this event.
A technical meeting of the FTI donor partners was held on Friday, November 12, as well as a meeting of the Catalytic Fund Strategy Committee.
www1.worldbank.org /education/efafti/fti_meeting.asp   (507 words)

 Brasilia, Distrito Federal, Brazil current local time
This site specializes in keeping up with local laws and declarations that affect time zone rules and daylight saving time adjustments, so you can always depend on our accuracy.
A comprehensive list of other locations in addition to Brasilia, Distrito Federal, Brazil is also available which you can view current time by country name or by city name.
You can even create a list of your favorite locations where you have business or personal interests.
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 iTravel | Brasília, Brazil City Travel Guide
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Brasilia has one of the most attractive architectures in the world.
It is a built city that did not exist before 1960.
www.iagora.com /itravel/icities/brazil/Brasilia/ic_index.html   (77 words)

 The Reality of Brasília   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Costa had intended the intersection of the two axis to have an area which would be much like the streets of Venice, with pedestrians strolling about and vendors hawking their goods.
Kubitschek was in such a hurry to build Brasilia that this intimate part of the Plan was ommitted in the construction of the city, taking away any hopes of a truly pedestrian area in Brasília.
Brasília was a city built for the car, not the pedestrian.
www.macalester.edu /courses/geog61/jmoersch/reality.html   (971 words)

 Brasilia Hotels — Brasilia Hotel and Travel Discount
Brasilia Hotels — Brasilia Hotel and Travel Discount
It?s not surprising therefore that the Naoum Plaza has become the most famous hotel in Brazil?s capital city and its guest book rea...more
Brasilia is a Contemporary and Architetonic City and Brazil*S Federal Capital.
www.wcmr.com /Brazil/Brasilia   (256 words)

 Airliners.net: Embraer EMB120 Brasilia
Approximately 350 ordered by late 1998, including a small number of military orders, of which approximately 330 had been delivered.
The Brasilia has proved to be a popular, relatively high speed yet comparatively inexpensive to operate and purchase regional airliner.
Embraer first began design work on a new regional turboprop airliner in the late 1970s when the company studied stretching its EMB121 Xingu corporate turboprop to a 25 seat regional airliner.
www.airliners.net /info/stats.main?id=196   (475 words)

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