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Brazil - Physical geography

Area : 8 557 000 Km2
Water : 0.65 %
Lands under cultivation : 6 %
Wild pasture lands : 22 %
Forests : 62 %

Min. Height : 0 m (Atlantic Ocean)
Max. Height : 3014 m (Pico da Neblina)


Brazil - Climate
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66
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Temperatures °C (degrees Celsius) in Rio de Janeiro
Rainfall (mm) in Rio de Janeiro
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Brazil - People
Nationality : Brazilian
Main language(s) : Portuguese

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Population (2005) : 186 432 000 people
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Density : 22 people / Km2
Fertility rate : 2.31 children / woman
Life expectancy : 71 years
Urban population : 84 %

Main cities :
18 500 000 people Sao Paulo (aggl.)
10 000 000 people Sao Paulo (city)
11 200 000 people Rio de Janeiro (aggl.)
5 600 000 people Rio de Janeiro (city)
2 215 000 people Salvador
2 100 000 people Belo Horizonte
1 900 000 people Fortaleza
1 820 000 people Brasilia (capital)
1 480 000 people Curitiba
1 345 000 people Recife
1 290 000 people Porto Alegre
1 145 000 people Belem


Brazil - Economy
Currency : Real (BRL) = 100 Centavos
Rate of exchange (Sept.2004) :

1 Euro = 3.55 Reais (BRL)

GDP (Gross Domestic Product), 2002 : 449 billion dollars
GDP per capita, 2002 : 2408 dollars
GNP (Gross National Product), 2005 : 644.13 billion dollars
GNP per capita, 2005 : 3455 dollars


Brazil - Miscellaneous information
CONSUMPTION (individual / year) (world rank 1997) :
- Sugar = 51 Kg (6)
- Wine = 30 l (8)
MAIN NATURAL RESOURCES (world rank 2002) :
- Oranges (1)
- Coffee (1)
- Sugar-cane (1)
- Papayas (1)
- Bananas (2)
- Beans (2)
- Corn (3)
- Wood (4)
- Tobacco (4)
- Cocoa (5)
- Cotton (7)
- Rice (9)
- Oxen (2)
- Pigs (3)
- Iron (2)
- Phosphates (2)
- Bauxite (4)
- Tin (5)
- Nickel (8)
- Diamonds (10)
OTHER RESOURCES & PRODUCTS (world rank 1998) :
- Beer (4)
- Medicines
- Semiconductors
- Softwares
RECORDS :
- Biggest river flow in the world = Amazon (150 000 m3/s).
- 2nd longest river in the world = Amazon (6400 km). See also Peru.
- 6th most populous urban agglomeration in the world = Sao Paulo (population = 18.5 M).


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