Brazil

Backround Information

Portugal used to control Brazil until 1822, when Brazil gained it's independence. Also, the official language of Brazil is Portugease.

Geographical Information

Brazil is located in South America. Argentina, Bolivia, Colombia, French Guiana, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Uruguay, and Venezuela border it. Physical features include Iguazu Falls, the Amazon River, and the Jalapao Desert.

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Political and Diplomacy Information

Brazil's type of government is a federal republic. The leader is President Dilma Rousseff. Also, Brazil has a free-trade pact, called Mercosur, with Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay, and Venezuela.

Economic and Trade Information

Brazil's economic system is capitalism. They import machinery, automotive parts, and chemical products from China, the U.S, Argentina, Germany, and South Korea. Brazil exports coffee, oranges, and bananas to China, the U.S., Argentina, Germany, and the Netherlands.

Brazilian Real

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Tourist Information

People should visit Brazil because of the scenery, statues, beaches, jungles, rivers, water falls, and deserts. While they are there, they should visit Rio de Janeiro, Iguazu Falls, the Amazon Jungle, and the Jalapao Desert.