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  Wikipedia: Brazil - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Brazil is a multiracial country and its population is composed of European, Amerindian, African and Asian elements.
Brazil is characterized by the extensive low-lying Amazon Rainforest in the north and a more open terrain of hills and low mountains to the south — home to most of the Brazilian population and its agricultural base.
Brazil's population is mostly concentrated along the coast, with a lower population density in the interior.
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 Brazil Info
Brazil, officially the Federative Republic of Brazil (Portuguese: Brasil or República Federativa do Brasil, listen (help·info)[2]), is the largest and most populous country in South America; and the fifth largest in the world in both area and population.
Brazil is characterized by the extensive low-lying Amazon Rainforest in the north and a more open terrain of hills and low mountains to the south home to most of the Brazilian population and its agricultural base.
Brazil has the highest primate diversity of any country in the world with 77 species and fresh water fish (over 3000 species), it claims the second-highest number of amphibian species, the third highest number of bird species and is ranked fifth in reptile species.
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 Brazil
Brazil is crossed by both the Equator and Tropic of Capricorn, and as such is home to a vast array of flora and fauna, natural environments, and extensive natural resources.
Brazil was a colony of Portugal from its discovery by Pedro Álvares Cabral in 1500 until its independence in 1822.
Brazil co-owns Itaipu hydroelectric power plant on the Paraná River which is the world largest hydroelectric power plant by energy generation with the installed generation capacity of 14 GW by 20 generating units of 700 MW each.
www.martinfrost.ws /htmlfiles/may2008/brazil.html   (6652 words)

  
 Brazil Local Guide
Brazil, also known as the Federative Republic of Brazil, is a large country found in the northeast of the South American continent.
Brazil’s flag is basically a large, yellow rhombus in the middle of a green field.
Brazil is a large country – the fifth largest in the world, in fact, as well as the largest in South America – and it is gifted with rich...
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  Population Resource Center
Brazil's nationwide demographic density is low compared to other countries, with its population concentrated along the Atlantic coastal regions of the southeastern and northeastern states.
Brazil's economy did not fare well in the wake of the recent Asian financial crisis, and the country was forced to turn to the IMF and other financial organizations for help in meeting their debt obligations.
Brazil's overall literacy rate is 83 percent; among whites,16 percent of the population is illiterate while that of fls and Amerindians stands at approximately 35 percent.
www.prcdc.org /summaries/brazil/brazil.html   (1799 words)

  
  Demographics of Brazil - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Brazil is the only Portuguese-speaking nation in the Americas, giving it a distinct national culture separate from its Spanish-speaking neighbors.
Demographics of Brazil, Data of FAO, year 2005 ;; Number of inhabitants in thousands.
Brazil · Chile · Colombia · Ecuador · Guyana · Panama · Paraguay · Peru · Suriname · Trinidad and Tobago · Uruguay · Venezuela
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 Brazil - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Brazil is thought to have been inhabited for at least 10,000 years by semi-nomadic populations before the first Portuguese explorers, led by Pedro Álvares Cabral, disembarked in 1500.
Brazil is characterized by the extensive low-lying Amazon Rainforest in the north and a more open terrain of hills and low mountains to the south — home to most of Brazil's population and its agricultural base.
Brazil's population is mostly concentrated along the coast, with a lower population density in the interior.
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 Brazil - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Brazil had been inhabited for at least 6,000 years by semi-nomadic populations when the first Portuguese explorers, led by Pedro Álvares Cabral disembarked in 1500.
Brazil and its 26 states and Federal District are divided by IBGE into 5 distinctive regions: North, Northeast, Center-West, Southeast and South (Division by Regions).
Brazil is characterized by the extensive low-lying Amazon Rainforest in the north, and a more open terrain of hills and (low) mountains to the south, home to most of Brazil's population and its agricultural base.
www.biocrawler.com /encyclopedia/Brazil   (1394 words)

  
 Brazil - Gurupedia
Brazil is now undergoing a deep economic and social crisis due to its huge national debt, which consumes a disproportionate fraction of its GNP and is preventing much-needed investment and economic growth.
Brazil is characterised by the extensive low-lying Amazon Rainforest in the north, and a more open terrain of hills and (low) mountains to the south, home to most of Brazil's population and its agricultural base.
Brazil is the only Portuguese-speaking nation in the Americas, a fact that has substantially prevented it from developing close cultural ties with its Spanish-speaking neighbors.
www.gurupedia.com /b/br/brazil.htm   (1337 words)

  
 Brazil Demographics and Geography - Columbia Gazetteer of the World Online
The majority of Brazil is located in the tropics (the equator crosses it in the N and the Tropic of Capricorn crosses it in the S), however the S part of the great central upland is cool.
While it is unclear whether Brazil was known to Portugese navigators before the 15th century, the Portuguese claimed the land (as defined under the 1494 Treaty of Tordesillas) in 1500.
Brazil is governed by the 1988 constitution and constitutes a federation of twenty-six states.
www.columbiagazetteer.org /public/Brazil.html   (2105 words)

  
 Wikinfo | Brazil   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Brazil received an influx of over 5 million immigrants in the late 19th, early 20th centuries, a period that also saw Brazil industrialise and further expand into its interior.
Brazil became a dictatorship in 1937 under Getulio Vargas, returned to popular elections in 1945, but following a military coup d'état in 1964 saw a succession of generals as president, until 1985.
Brazil has since returned to a popularly elected government and is pursuing further development of its economic standing, both domestically and internationally.
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 Brazil
Brazil had been inhabited for at least 6,000 years by semi-nomadic populations when the first Portuguese explorers, led by João VI of Portugal, fleeing from Dom Pedro I declared independence on Dom Pedro II was deposed and a federal republic was established on 15 November 1889.
Brazil and its 26 states and Federal District are divided by, Northeast, Center-West, Southeast and South (Division by Regions).
Brazil is characterized by the extensive low-lying Amazon, the largest river in the world by volume, and considered by many specialists also the longest of the world; the Paraná and its major tributary, the São Francisco, Xingu, Madeira and the Tapajós rivers.
www.med-help.info /?p=Brazil   (907 words)

  
 OLC Online Library | Country > Brazil آموزش زبان انگلیسی
Brazil is crossed by both the Equator and Tropic of Capricorn, and as such is home to a vast array fauna and flora, natural environments, as well as extensive natural resources.
Brazil was a colony of Portugal from its discovery by Pedro Alvares Cabral in 1500 until its independence in 1822.
Brazil has undertaken the organization of large-scale sporting events: the country organized and hosted the 1950 FIFA World Cup and is chosen to host the 2014 FIFA World Cup event.Brazil also tries for the fourth time to host the Summer Olympics with Rio de Janeiro in 2016.
www.openlearningcenter.com /Library/show.asp?id=1907974527   (1965 words)

  
 Brazil: Demographics
Brazil is the most populous country in Latin America and the fifth most populous country in the world.
Brazil’s ethnic composition is 55 percent European descent (primarily Portuguese), 38 percent a mixture of cultures (African, German, Japanese, Amerindian, and so forth), 6 percent African, and only 1 percent Amerindian.
Immigration was a major determinant of the population structure in Brazil.
www.brazilsourcing.com /demographics.php   (201 words)

  
 faces of tomorrow, photographs by diana barnett
Brazil is the largest country in Latin America in both population and landmass, bordering every country in South America except Chile and Ecuador.
The capital of Brazil is Brasilia and the population is 177,062.044.
Brazil also produces 26% of the world citrus, have 12% of the cattle supply, and produce 19% of the iron ore. Most of Brazil's sugar cane production (12% of the world total) is used to create gasohol that powers a portion of Brazilian automobiles.
facesoftomorrow.com /brazil_report.php   (2171 words)

  
 Real Estate in Brazil - Guide to locating & purchasing real estate in Brazil
Brazil is characterised by the extensive low-lying Amazon Rainforest in the north, and a more open terrain of hills and (low) mountains to the south, home to most of Brazil's population and its agricultural base.
Brazil's $558 billion economy grew 5.2 percent in 2004 as the world's biggest producer of sugar, iron ore and coffee, boosted trade with expanding economies such as China, pushing exports to a record surplus of $96.5 billion, a 32 percent increase over 2003's $24.8 billion surplus.
Brazil is overcoming its national debt, which has consumed a disproportionate fraction of its GNP.
realestateinbrazil.com   (2299 words)

  
 TIA - Brazil Travel View 2001 – Demographics & Sociology
Brazil's population is extremely young with 62 percent of the people under the age of 29.
Brazil has an extensive national highway system that is conducive to the seventh-largest automobile market in the world.
Brazil's climate is varied due to its large size and location in the Southern Hemisphere.
www.tia.org /researchpubs/brazil_travelview_demographics_socio.html   (3398 words)

  
 Brazil
Main article: Politics of Brazil The 1988 constitution grants broad powers to the federal government, of which the president and vice president are elected on the same ticket by popular vote for four-year terms.
Map of Brazil Main article: States of Brazil Brazil consists of 26 states (''estados'', singular estado) and 1 federal district (''distrito federal''): Brazil and its 26 states and Federal District is divided by IBGE in 5 distinctive regions: North, Northeast, Center-West, Southeast and South (Division by Regions).
Main article: Geography of Brazil Brazil is characterised by the extensive low-lying Amazon Rainforest in the north, and a more open terrain of hills and (low) mountains to the south, home to most of Brazil's population and its agricultural base.
www.keywordmage.net /br/brazil.html   (2383 words)

  
 Brazil: Demographics - K12 Academics
Brazil has a large fl population, descended from African slaves brought to the country from the 16th century until the 19th century.
The ancestry of Brazil's modern-day population is relatively diverse, and includes Amerindian (mainly Tupi and Guarani, among others), European (mainly Portuguese, Italian, German, Spanish) and African (mainly Bantu and Yoruba) ancestry, with minorities of Asian (mainly Japanese), Lebanese, and Arab Syrians (see also mitochondrial DNA studies that indicate a high degree of admixture).
Southern Brazil has a large majority of people of European descent and in Southeast and Central-West Brazil the number of whites is somewhat equal to the number of Afro-Brazilian and multiracial Brazilians.
www.k12academics.com /brazil_demographics.htm   (938 words)

  
 Evangelical Christians in Brazil: Demographics, Consumerism and Politics
The long-term demographic implications are that evangelical Christianity will continue to grow over time at the expense of Catholicism, as the old people decease and more young people come of age.
In Brazil, the region's largest country and an unshakable Catholic stronghold for centuries, census figures show 15% of the population to be evangelicals — about 27 million people.
But given the profusion of political parties in Brazil, evangelical Christians spread out their loyalties and cannot be counted on to vote as one unthinking monolith.
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 Brazil - WOI Encyclopedia Italia
Brazil had been inhabited for at least 10,000 years by semi-nomadic populations when the first Portuguese explorers, led by Pedro Álvares Cabral disembarked in 1500.
Situated on the equator, Brazil's climate is predominantly tropical, with little seasonal variation, though the subtropical south is more temperate and occasionally experiences frost and snow.
Brazil has the largest Italian population outside Italy, with 25 million Italians and Italian-descended Brazilians, constituting 15% of Brazil's population.
www.wheelsofitaly.com /wiki/index.php/Brazil   (2090 words)

  
 AEI - Short Publications - Who's Afraid of Big Bad Brazil?
Brazil's appeal, however, is not based only on the fact that it is--faute de mieux--the only available counterweight to the United States.
Everyone knows that Brazil is a huge place--roughly the size of the continental United States, with a population of 170 million.
Just how Brazil's political system will cope with these new factors is difficult to say, since it was designed for the late nineteenth century and modifications in recent years have only accentuated its regressive and dysfunctional aspects.
www.aei.org /publications/pubID.8231/pub_detail.asp   (2038 words)

  
 Information Technology Landscape in Brazil
Due to its new policies and deregulation, Brazil today boasts an extensive and technologically advanced array of telecommunications services, a qualitative asset that has placed the country in an important position on the international stage.
Brazil is now recovering from a currency disaster that struck the country in January, 1999.
Brazil is the only Latin American country that speaks Portuguese.
www.american.edu /carmel/cp8809a/landscape/strengths.htm   (672 words)

  
 Population and People of Brazil
The population as a whole in Brazil speaks Portuguese, thanks in part to the early colonization of settlers from Portugal in the 1500's.
The population of Brazil, for the most part, is concentrated along the coastal areas of the country.
The people of Brazil come from a variety of ethnic backgrounds and thus bring a varied history that they share with the world through their many celebrations and festivals.
www.kwintessential.co.uk /articles/article/Brazil/Population-and-People-of-Brazil/74   (543 words)

  
 Brazil, Indiana IN, city profile (Clay County) - hotels, festivals, genealogy, newspapers - ePodunk
Brazil is a city in Clay County, in the Terre Haute metro area.
At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Brazil was $15,123, compared with $21,587 nationally.
Median rent in Brazil, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $291.
www.epodunk.com /cgi-bin/genInfo.php?locIndex=5206   (600 words)

  
 Demography of Brazil Summary and Analysis Summary
Historically, Brazil has prided itself on being an integrated community free from racism.
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BRAZIL'S MORATORIUM on its interest payments brings the international game of chicken over the Latin debts to a new and dangerous phase.
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