Brazil: all about this country and its main places!

latitude: -14.29231 / longitude: -51.30859

General information


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


The local currency (BRL) is represented by the symbol R$. In 2021 the GDP was $1,608,981,456,325 USD, which ranks it number 12 in the world. In this country a Big Mac is worth 22.90R$ (corresponding to $4.25 USD).


This nation has a number of interesting universities, including University of São Paulo, University of Campinas, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo State University, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul. On average citizens spend 16 years in school (including higher education).


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. Example of famous dishes in this country: Feijoada.


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. Brasília is the nation's capital and the country has a border with Argentina, Bolivia, Colombia, French Guiana, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Uruguay, Venezuela. People from this country speak these languages: Portuguese.

Good to know

Telephone numbers begin with +55, the country's ISO code is BR, the country's websites have the domain name ".br" is a good place to find out more details on this country.


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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