Brasilia. Facts: Brasília was planned and developed by Lúcio Costa and Oscar Niemeyer in 1956 in order to move the capital from Rio de Janeiro to a more central location.

Major cities

Sao Paola, Rio de janeiro, Fortaleza, Bela Horizonle



Brazil was controlled by another country, and that country was Portugal. Today in 2015 it is still not controlled by Portugal or any other country in south America. Brazil gained independence September 7th, 1822.
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Geographical Information

This country is in......

South America

Political information

Type of government

Federal Republic


Dolma rousseff

Economic Information


Brazilian Real

Economic system


Tourist information

Why should people visit Brazil ?

Because of there beaches. More than 2,000 beaches stretch along Brazil's shoreline and more than 1,000 islands dot the Atlantic Ocean within the country's limits. While many of them are densely populated, many are preserved ecological sanctuaries.

What should tourists see and do?

Brazil's Ministry of Tourism and state and city administrations are investing as seriously in the area as the private sector. That translates into better roads, more jobs, an improvement of community life, and many other benefits that are turning Brazil into a more desirable destination than ever.