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  • Location: In South America with the Atlantic Ocean to its east, north east and north, French Guyana, Surinam, Guiana and Venezuela to its north, Colombia to its north west, Peru and Bolivia to its west, and Paraguay, Argentina and Uruguay to its south west.
  • Country capital: Brasilia
  • Language/s: Portuguese
  • Currency: Real
  • Time Zone: UTC — 2 to — 4
  • ISD Code: +55

The land of the Samba, and the land of Football; the home of the monumental Christ Redeemer and a number of highly significant archaeological sites, Brazil is one of the most adored South American nations. Visitors from all over the world visit the wonderful Brazilian beaches for a taste of the warm sun and the delightful surf. There is no dearth of tourist attractions in Brazil. It does not matter if you are a lover of adventure, history, sports or a traveler in search of relaxation and tranquility, Brazil is bound to be an ideal destination for you.
Brazil, formally the Federative Republic of Brazil, occupies nearly half of South America. It is the fifth largest country in the world and shares its border with a number of South American nations. It is also a powerful economic power, ranking ninth in purchasing power and tenth in the world market. Brazil is also popular for its great natural wealth and magnificent wildlife, particularly noted for the colorful macaws. The demography of Brazil is a collection of a number of racial groups, with Whites and Pardos forming the majority of the population. There are a significant number of people with Asian and African roots as well. It is the largest Catholic nation in the world.

The greatest attractions of Brazil are its wonderful vibrant cities, great culture and its rich history. It is a favorite for travelers who are looking for exhilarating beach culture as well as heritage travelers. When to Visit Brazil

December to March is the best period to vacation in Brazil. October to January is the wettest season in Brazil, while the Amazon Basin receives rainfall from December to May.

Travel to Brazil

Aeroporto Galeao in Rio de Janiero, and Aeroporto Guarolhos in Sao Paulo are the two main international airports of Brazil, the others being in Recife and Salvador. The latter two receive flights from certain European destinations. Brazil is reachable by water from Bolivia and Peru. Trans-national buses connect Brazil to Argentina, Paraguay, Chile, Colombia, French Guiana, Uruguay, Venezuela, Peru and Guyana.

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