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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 the landing of Pedro Álvares Cabral in 1500 until its independence in 1822.
Until then, Brazil was a Portuguese colony, without universities, and a lack of cultural and scientific organizations, in stark contrast to the former American colonies of the Spanish Empire, which although having a largely illiterate population like Brazil and Portugal, had, however, a number of universities since the 16th century.
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  Flag of Brazil - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The modern flag was officially adopted on November 19, 1889.
On the imperial flag, the green represented the Imperial House of Bragança of Pedro I, the first Emperor of Brazil, and the yellow represents the Habsburg Imperial Family of Leopoldina, Pedro's wife.
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 Acre (Brazil)
The Acre flag is split diagonally from the upper fly to the lower hoist.
The territorial governor adopted a revised form of the Galvez-Castro flag as the territorial flag on 15 March 1921, with the direction of the diagonal dividing line and the position of the yellow and green triangles reversed, as at present.
The 1899 flag was readopted on 7 August 1902 and supressed in 1903.
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 Flag of Brazil: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Piauí is one of the states of brazil, located in the northeastern part of the country, in the arid region of sertão....
Alagoas (al) is a small state in northeastern brazil lying between the states of pernambuco and sergipe; touching the state of bahia along a part of...
Brasília is the capital city of brazil and is located in the center of the country in a federal district created out of the state of goiás....
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On the National flag is represented, rendered artistically, a view of the sky over Rio de Janeiro, with the constellation "Cruzeiro do Sul" [Southern Cross] at the meridian, imagined as seen by an observer placed on the vertical line including the zenith of that city, from outside the sphere seen on the flag.
They both trace their common ancestry to the flag of the United Kingdom of Portugal, Brazil and the Algarve, which featured an armilliary sphere as supporter for the Portuguese coat of arms of the time, and which in turn was apparently used earlier as a symbol of the caravelles that sailed for Brazil.
For details on the constellations on the flag and the correspondence between the stars and the states, see Astronomy of the Brazilian Flag.
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 Brazil Flag; Buy Brazil Flags; Brazil Flag Pics
These Brazilian flags are made of 100% polyester and come with 2 brass grommets for hanging.
The Brazil flags are for both outdoor and indoor use, and are ideal for organizations who fly the Brazil Flag on a daily basis, as well as for classrooms, desk tops, rallies, parades, and other special occassions.
We stock the Brazil flag in 4x6 inch, 12x18 inch, 2ft x 3ft, and 3ft x 5ft sizes, and typically ships in 24 hours..
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 Maranhão (Brazil)
The flag of the State of Maranhão was instituted by decree number 6, of 21 December 1889.
Unlike most Brazilian state flags, the ratio of this one is 2:3 rather than 7:10, which is implicit in the legal description, according to which the square canton is one-half the hoist and one-third the fly.
Luponi also notes that, like other state flags, this one was made illegal by the 10 November 1937 federal Constitution, a provision that was enforced in Maranhão by the federal interventor (who took over the powers of the elected state government under the Vargas dictatorship) on 27 November 1937.
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 Purchase Your Brazil Flags Here
Lightweight and strong, these Brazil Flags will fly in the slightest breeze, but still have superb wearing strength due to the material's superior strength-to-weight ratio.
Flags with pole sleeve and fringe should be used on our indoor mounting sets, or carried on our parade poles.
Any flag with pole sleeve & fringe is finished with lined pole sleeves, leather tabs, and a beautiful golden yellow fringe on 3 sides.
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 Flag of Brazil - Ordem e Progresso   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The flag of Brazil was adapted on November 19th, 1889.
The color green on the Brazilian Flag represents the forests of Brazil and yellow represents gold, which Brazil at one time had quite a lot of.
The stars are arranged according to the way the stars in the sky looked when the Republic of Brazil was formed, on November 15th, 1889 at around 8:30 am.
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 flagsonline.net Flag of Brazil
Brazil’s flag is based on a design adopted in 1822, when over 300 years of Portuguese colonial rule came to an end and independence, under a constitutional monarchy, was proclaimed.
Like the flag of the United States, the number of stars on the Brazilian flag increases to match the inclusion of new states in the union.
In 1889, there was 21 stars in the flag, this increased to 22 in 1960, then to 23 in 1968 and most recently to 27 on the 12th of May 1992.
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 Brazil Flags
All flags are finished with heavy-duty, no shrink white header material for the strongest headers in the industry.
These flags are made of heavyweight 200 denier nylon with heading and brass grommets.
The flag of Brazil is green with a large yellow diamond in the center bearing a blue celestial globe with 27 white five-pointed stars (one for each state and the Federal District).
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Brazil may be divided into the Brazilian Highlands, or plateau, in the south and the Amazon River Basin in the north.
Southern Brazil is drained by the Plata system—the Paraguay, Uruguay, and Paraná; Rivers.
Although a republic was proclaimed, Brazil was ruled by military dictatorships until a revolt permitted a gradual return to stability under civilian presidents.
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 Brazil - Country Profile - Republica Federativa do Brasil - South America
A virtual destination guide to Brazil, this page is about many aspects of "Brasil", the fifth largest country in the world, both in terms of territory and population.
By far the largest and most populous country in South America, Brazil has overcome more than half a century of military intervention in the governance of the country to pursue industrial and agricultural growth and development of the interior.
Ethnic groups: Brazil's population is derived from three main ethnic sources.
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 Brazil flags, Brazil flag gifts, discount Brazil flags, Brazil flag store, Brazil flag merchandise, buy Brazil flags, ...
These 100% polyester flags are strong and lightweight, measure 3'x5', and have 2 metal grommets for mounting to your flag pole.
Brazil car windshield, window or mirror mini banner flags measure 3 1/2" x 5" and are great ways to show your Brazilian heritage.
Brazil flag golf cap style hats are 6 panel caps with the Brazilian flag shield patch or rectangular flag patch attached.
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 National Flag of Brazil
This illustration of the Brazil Flag is available for immediate download as a single flag or as part of a complete set of international flags.
Two sizes for each country flag are available: one in the official proportions as specified by the particular country and one in a standardized 3:5 ratio.
Our flag illustrations are used by major book publishers, magazines, government agencies, international organizations, professional sports associations, international companies and professional designers around the world.
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 Brazil - Flag - Introduction - Background
Following three centuries under the rule of Portugal, Brazil became an independent nation in 1822 and a republic in 1889.
By far the largest and most populous country in South America, Brazil overcame more than half a century of military intervention in the governance of the country when in 1985 the military regime peacefully ceded power to civilian rulers.
Brazil continues to pursue industrial and agricultural growth and development of its interior.
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 brazil flag and description
The current flag of Brazil was officially adopted on November 15, 1889.
The flag is green, symbolic of Brazil's lush fields and forests.
Its primary feature is a large yellow diamond, symbolic of Brazil's wealth in gold, and in its center floats a blue celestial globe.
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 BBC NEWS | World | Americas | Country profiles | Country profile: Brazil
Brazil is South America's largest and most influential country and takes up almost half the continent.
Brazil has a history of economic boom and bust and its development has been hampered by high inflation and foreign debt.
Brazil has bypassed the major drugs firms to produce cheaper, generic Aids medicines.
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 Brazil flag - United States and Brazil: Flag and Coat of Arms / Brasil e Estados   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Brazil flag large.png General info: Large flag of Brazil Dimensions: 431x302 pixels Source: Image originally derived from the public domain flags of.
Brazil's flag is symbolic of numerous historical, cultural, political and Brazil Flag Brazil Flag can be applied to Autos RVs windows or anything.
Brazil officially adopted its new national flag and a coat of arms on November 19,
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 Brazil Flag
Once a Portuguese colony, Brazil declared its independence in 1822 when a member of the Portuguese royal family (who had fled to Brazil between 1807 and 1821, left to regain their thrones from Napoleon) seized control and had himself crowned as Emperor.
At that time the flag has the same green field and yellow diamond, but had the royal coat of arms in the center.
Later when Brazil became a Republic on November 15, 1889, the coat of arms was changed to a view of the night sky over Rio De Janeiro on that night.
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The flag of Brazil is green with a large yellow diamond in the center bearing a blue celestial globe with 27 white, five pointed stars (one for each state and the Federal District).
Brazil is populated by native South Americans and Indians, descendents of Portuguese settlers and people who are of mixed European/Portuguese and Native South American descent.
Brazil is home to many unique animals such as the caiman crocodile, the tapir, the spotted ocelot, and many other reptiles and insects.
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 Flag of Brazil   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Flag of Brazil (Nylon with Polesleeve & Fringe)
All seams are double-stitched and or fly ends have either 4- 6 rows of double-stitching for durability.
All flags are finished with heavy-duty, no-shrink white header material for strength.
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 Brazilian Flag | The Official National Flag of Brazil
Elements and facets are carefully and purposely designed to paint a picture expressing and depicting their nations pride and purpose to the rest of the world and as a reminder to those of its own.
The official flag of Brazil was adopted on May 11th 1992.
The stars are arranged as constellations as viewed on the night of conception of the flag in Rio de Janeiro.
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 Brazil's Flag Quiz/Printout - EnchantedLearning.com
Brazil's flag is a deep green banner with a yellow diamond enclosing a night-blue, star-studded Southern Hemisphere sky.
The sky depicts 27 white, five-pointed stars (one for each state and the Federal District); the stars are arranged in the pattern of the night sky over Rio de Janeiro on November 15, 1889 (this is the date when the last Emperor of Brazil, Dom Pedro II, was deposed, and the republic was proclaimed).
This flag was adopted on May 11, 1992 - it was an adaptation of an earlier Brazilian flag from November 15, 1889.
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 Amazon.com: The American Flag: Books: Whitney Smith,Celeste Sollod   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The flag appears in various roles, including as a celebratory object, an art and folk object, and a political symbol.
Of course some of the photos are worth looking at, one of the flag made of neon certainly is and several of the outdoor ones are arresting.
Far better than `The American Flag', are two books by leading American graphic designer Kit Hinrichs, `Starsand Stripes' has the work of ninety-six designers and their graphic interpretations of the flag.
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 Brazil Flag - World Flags 101 - Brazilian Flags
The Brazilian flag consists of a green base with a large yellow rhombus (diamond shape) in the middle of it.
There was a temporary Brazilian flag, which was used from November 15 to 19, 1889, that was similar to in design, and was inspired by the flag of the United States.
The green would represent the forests of the Amazon and the Atlantic Jungle; while the yellow rhombus represented the country's gold reserves, as Brazil was once home to the largest gold mines in world.
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 Brazil: Evolution of the Modern National Flag
Flag with 22 stars adopted in June 1960, according to the UK Admiralty Flags of All Nations, 1960 correction attached to the 1955 edition.
I have a color photocopy of a 22-star flag from the UK Admiralty flag book in 1969 which was made in the local library.
It turns out that the Brazilians were not very vigilant in changing their flag to account for the creation of new states.
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