Brazil: all about this country and its main places!

latitude: -14.29231 / longitude: -51.30859

General information


Brasília serves as this nation's capital and the country shares a border with Argentina, Bolivia, Colombia, French Guiana, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Uruguay, Venezuela. People from this country speak these languages: Portuguese. The country has a 8,515,767 km² area, a postcode system is employed and the primary cities are: Curitiba, São Paulo, Fortaleza, Joinville, Recife.


The average length of time residents spend in school is 16 years (including tertiary education). Well known universities are: University of São Paulo, University of Campinas, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo State University, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul.


Here is a list of famous dishes in this country: Feijoada. You can find some UNESCO listed places: Historic Town of Ouro Preto, Historic Centre of the Town of Olinda, Historic Centre of Salvador de Bahia, Sanctuary of Bom Jesus do Congonhas, Iguaçu National Park.


The local currency (BRL) is represented by the symbol R$. You need to pay 22.90R$ (corresponding to $4.25 USD) for a Big Mac at McDonald's ©. The GDP in 2021 was $1,608,981,456,325 USD, making it the 12# country in the world.


There are 206,812,000 inhabitants, or 2.77% of the population of planet earth. With a birth growth rate at 0.64%, the median age is 33.20 years.

Good to know is a good place to find out more details on this country. Phone numbers start with +55, the ISO code is BR, the domain name ".br" is used by the country's websites


ISO code BR
Capital Brasília
Population 206,812,000
World percentage 2.77%
Median age 33.20 years
Population growth rate 0.64%
Main cities
Spoken languages Portuguese
GDP (2021) $1,608,981,456,325
GDP position #12
Big Mac local price 22.90R$
Big Mac USD price $4.25
Currency code BRL
Currency symbol R$
School life expectancy 16 years
National dish Feijoada
TLD .br
Phone prefix +55

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