by: Kylie Glover
Type of government: Federal Republic
Industries: chemicals, steel, aircraft, and cars
Natural resources: bauxite, gold, iron ore, manganese, phosphates, nickel, platinum, tin, rare earth elements, uranium, petroleum, hydropower, timber
Continent: South America
Borders: Argentina, Bolivia, Colombia, French Guiana, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Surinam, Uruguay, Venezuela and Alt
Bodies of Water: Sao Francisco, Cuiaba, Porto Algeria, Manaus, Boa Vista, Salvador, Natal, Belem, Teresina, Recife, Fortaleza, Santos, Maceio, Rio Grande, Sao Luis, Porto Velho, Belo Horizonte, Vitoria, Rio de Janerio, Curitiba, Brasilia
Weather and Climate: mostly tropical
Shape: upside-down triangle
Customs and Culture:
Three popular foods: shrimp, palm oil, rice
Important Holidays: New Year's Eve, Carnival, Ash Wednesday
Traditional Clothing: Bordado Richelieu, doily-like embroidery fabric, Valance lace
Major Religions: Roman Catholic, Catholic, Protestant, Adventist, Assembly of God,
Christian Congregation of Brazil, Universal Kingdom of God, Spiritualist
Favorite Sports or pasttime: soccer, volleyball, tennis
Official language is Portuguese.
Thank You : Obrigado
How are you: Tudo bem
My name is: oh may yah noh meh eh
Rio de Janeiro was the Capital before Brazilia.
Coffee is one of their most important crops.
Three things that I find interesting about Brazil:
1. Their Independence Day is September 7th.
2. They elected a woman President in 2010.
3. Other languages include: German, Japanese, and English.