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Brazil is the largest in terms of area and population state of South America and the fifth largest country in the world.

Capital : Brasilia
Language :  Portuguese
Currency :  Real
Population : 206 956 000
Area : 8 515 767 km2

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Facts automatically translated into English from the poznajnieznane.pl page. I'm sorry for all the mistakes.

1. The change from summer to winter time (moving clockwise back one hour) is on the third Sunday of February.

2. This country has more than 81,601,000 motor vehicles (397 vehicles per 1,000 inhabitants).

3. There are over 5,735 buildings in Sao Paulo with a height exceeding 35 meters.

4. There are over 2,580 buildings in Rio de Janeiro with a height exceeding 35 meters.

5. There are currently 11 “skyscrapers” in Sao Paulo (buildings over 150 meters high).

6. The national top-level domain is .br . There are over 3,073,440 websites with this extension.

7. The most popular pages with the extension .br are google.com.br, uol.com.br and blogspot.com.br.

8. In this country there are over 1 751 868 km of paved roads including over 11,000 km of expressways (2.73% of all roads in the world).

9. The country has 4 093 airports, 698 with paved surface.

10. In this country there are more than 28 538 km of railway tracks.

11. There are metro lines in 7 Brazilian cities.

12. Series are never played at the same time as matches.

13. Near Sao Paulo there is a prison where convicts have the opportunity to shorten the length of the sentence by riding a stationary bike that generates electricity.

14. The average speed of fixed-line internet is 3.6 Mb / s, and the maximum is 29 Mb / s (data from the end of 2015).

15. Full name of the country – Federative Republic of Brazil.

16. The average annual temperature is 24 ° C.

17. In 1960, Peter Medawar won the Nobel Prize in Physiology and Medicine.

18. In Brazil, Opel cars are produced under the name Chevrolet.

19. Almost all transactions are made with credit cards.


Geography in Brazil

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1. The city of Blumenau was founded in 1850 by German immigrants, it looks like a typical Saxon town. Oktoberfest is organized here every year.

2. In 2011, heavy rains in the city of Rio de Janeiro caused mudslides. which killed 903 people.

3. Brazil borders with such countries as: Argentina 1,261 km, Bolivia 3,423 km, Colombia 1,644 km, French Guiana 730 km, Guyana 1,606 km, Paraguay 1,365 km, Peru 2,955 km, Suriname 593 km, Uruguay 1,068 km , Venezuela 2,200 km.

4. Rio de Janeiro means “January River”. Interestingly, there is no river in this city. The Portuguese Gasapa de Lemos, who discovered this city on January 1, 1502, being on the bay, thought that it was the mouth of the river.

5. Jardim Gramacho is the largest dump in the world, with an area comparable to 250 football fields. Every day, 8,000 tons of garbage from 6 nearby countries are transported.

6. The country is about 27 times bigger than Poland.

7. The highest peak is Pico da Neblina, 2994 m above sea level.

8. The Amazon River is the longest river.

9. In Brazil there are 27.5 million km2 of agricultural land (33% of the country).

10. The highest situated city in the country is Campos do Jordão.

11. 4710000 km2 of the country is covered by forests (55.7%)

12. There is the largest rainforest in the world – Amazonia.

13. Researchers estimate that there may be more than four million species of plants and animals in Brazil.

14. There is one of the new 7 wonders of the world – the statue of Christ the Redeemer, located in Rio de Janeiro.

132. The closest capital city in a straight line from Brasília is Asunción (Paraguay) – 1462 km.

133. The furthest capital city in a straight line from Brasília is Ngerulmud (Palau) – 19052 km.


Finance in Brazil

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1. The minimum wage is 788 real per month. The salary is paid 13 times a year (data from 2015).

2. The amount of income tax in Brazil is 34%.

3. In this country, the amount of income tax for natural persons is 27.5%, and for companies – 34% (2018).

4. The tax on goods and services is 25% (2018).

5. The level of inflation in 2018 is 4.5%.

6. Gross domestic product (GDP) …
– in 2015 it is $ 2,356,780,000,000 (10,087,018 400,000 PLN),
– in 2018 it is $ 2 056 000 000 000 (PLN 8 799 680 000 000).

7. Internal debt at the beginning …
2015 of the year was 58.9% of GDP, which is about: $ 1 388 143 420 000 (PLN 5 941 253 837 600),
2018 year was 74 % GDP, i.e. around: $ 1 521 440 000 000 (PLN 6 511 763 200 000). To pay it back, each citizen would have to give about $ 7,407 (PLN 31,703).

8. Foreign debt at the beginning of …
2015 was around: $ 712,500,000,000 ,
2018 year is around: $ 673 910,000,000 .

9. The percentage share in Brazil’s global economy in 2015 is 3.15% (compared to Poland’s share of 0.74% and US 23.32%).

10. This country has 2018 over year $379 444 000 000 of foreign exchange reserves (3.05% of foreign exchange reserves all countries in the world).

11. Brazil has 6,3300 kg of gold reserves (2018).


Law in Brazil

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1. Zero tolerance for drivers driving a car “by glass”. You must have 0.0 promil.

2. Built-up area allowed speed depending on the area varies from 40 to 60 km / h.

3. In addition to built-up areas, the permitted speed on the normal road ranges from 60 to 80 km / h, and on highways from 80 to 120 km / h.

4. In this country, the amount of income tax for natural persons is 27.5%, and for companies – 34% (2018).

5. The tax on goods and services is 25% (2018).

6. In this country, men and women can get married at the age of 21.

7. In this country, a person under 18 years of age is subject to criminal liability.

8. In this country, the formalities related to the establishment of the company last 152 days.

9. The last death penalty was carried out in 1876.

10. In this country homosexual marriages are legal from May 14, 2013.


Education in Brazil

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1. In this country, compulsory education lasts 9 years.

2. The beginning of education begins at the age of 6.

3. The average IQ level is 87.

4. In this country there are 7.4% of people above 15 years of age who can not read or write (approximately 15 199 674 people).


Work in Brazil

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1. The minimum wage is 788 real per month. The salary is paid 13 times a year (data from 2015).

2. The amount of income tax in Brazil is 34%.

3. The unemployment rate in 2018 is 12.4% .

4. In 2018, the average monthly salary in this country is 2 190 R $.

5. In this country, the amount of income tax for natural persons is 27.5%, and for companies – 34% (2018).

6. In this country, the formalities related to the establishment of the company last 152 days.

7. The work week is 44 hours.


Best in Brazil

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1. Catarina Migliorini sold her virginity for $780,000. She donated her money to charity.

2. The highest building in the country is the ATTO-Tower in Vila de Balbina with a height of 325 meters.

3. Sao Paulo is the largest city in the southern hemisphere. It is inhabited by 21 519 000 people.

4. Sao Paulo is the first city in which all advertising on the streets has been removed.

5. The largest airport in Brazil is located in Sao Paulo. Approximately 39 million people use it annually.

6. In Sao Paulo there is a 74.8 km metro line (67 stations). It was opened in 1974. About 1.1 billion people use it annually.

7. The most deadly disease in this country is heart failure.

8. Jardim Gramacho is the largest dump in the world, with an area comparable to 250 football fields. Every day, 8,000 tons of garbage from 6 nearby countries are transported.

9. In Sao Paulo, 9 May 2008, the longest traffic jam in the world, approximately 265 km long, was created.

10. The highest peak is Pico da Neblina, 2994 m above sea level.

11. The Amazon River is the longest river.

12. The most popular sport is football, Formula 1.

13. The highest situated city in the country is Campos do Jordão.

14. In the Brazilian city of Natal, the largest tree in the world grows, with a crown circumference of up to 500 meters.

15. The world’s best and tastiest coffee is produced in Brazil, producing 25% of the world’s supply.

16. There is the largest rainforest in the world – Amazonia.

17. Brazil has the most known and respected Carnival Festival in the world.

18. The lowest temperature: -14 °C was measured in Caçador.

19. The highest temperature: 44.7 °C was measured at Bom Jesus.

20. According to polls, as many as 41% of citizens in this country say they are not interested in politics (2 result in the world).

21. There is a gigantic moth in this country – Thysania Agrippia, whose wingspan reaches up to 30 cm.


Army in Brazil

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1. Position in the list of the best armies of the world:
2015 year – 14 place,
2018 > year – 14 place.

2. There are over 334 500 professional soldiers and 1 652 500 reservists (2018).

3. Number of equipment:
2014 year – 480 tanks, 1300 > armored vehicles, 750 jet aircraft and 250 helicopters,
2018 year – 466 tanks, 1705 armored vehicles, 721 jets and 255 helicopters.

4. Army expenditure:
2014 year – $ 33,000,000,000 (PLN 141,200,000,000),
2018 year – $ 29,300,000,000 (PLN 125,404,000,000).

5. The naval fleet …
– in 2014 there were about ships, in 2018 it was about ships.


Society in Brazil

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1. 54 Brazilians have accumulated assets greater than one billion US dollars.

2. In Brazil, an average person consumes about 8.7 liters of pure alcohol per year.

3. The most beer is beer – 60%, then spirit – 36%, wine – 3.9%, and other alcoholic beverages – 0.1%.

4. In 2013, 41,059 people lost their lives as a result of road accidents.

5. 5% of the population suffer from malnourishment (around 10,270,000 people).

6. 9% of the population live on less than 3 $a day.

7. The average IQ level is 87.

8. There are a lot of people begging. Asking for money is not a shame, even when you are young and healthy.

9. On average, a woman gives birth to 1.8 children.

10. In this country, over 117 653 000 (2015) 149 057 635 (2018) people have access to internet (approximately 72% of the population).

11. Around 103,000,000 (2015) 139,000,000 (2018) accounts on Facebook.

12. The population density is 22.8 people / km2.

13. The main religion is Catholicism: 63%.

15. In Brazil, according to statistics, an average of one person reads 45 minutes a day.

16. The average age people living in this country is 31.1 years old.

17. In this country there are around:
47,863,000 people (23.27%) in the age range 0-14 years.
141 778 000 people (68.93%) in the age range 15-64 years.
16 043 400 people (7.8%) over 65 years old.

18. In this country, about 2,974,000 children (1.4% of the population) are born annually, and about 1 350 000 people die (0.7% of the population).

19. 80 people out of 1000 possess firearms.

20. 83% of the country’s population lives in urban areas.

21. About 7 million Lebanese live in Brazil, almost 2 times more than in Lebanon itself.

22. It is not surprising how a child lives even their whole lives with their parents.

23. Most people get married only about 30 years old.

24. More than one million Asians live in Brazil.

25. In this country an adult person smokes an average of 42 cigarettes a month.

26. The average life expectancy in this country is 75.5 years (women – 79.3 years and men – 71.8 years).


Symbols of Brazil

1. National alcohol is cachaca and caipirinha.

2. On the flag of Brazil, the morning sky over Rio de Janeiro is depicted on November 15, 1889. On that day, Brazil was proclaimed a republic.

3. 27 stars on the Brazilian flag symbolizes 27 units of the administrative division of this country.

4. The national animal is a macaw parrot.

5. The national fruit is capuacu.

6. The Brazilian flag has the words “Ordem e Progresso”, which means “Order and Progress”.


Customs in Brazil

1. Brazilians love to talk. They can not sit in silence.

2. There are no rugs in the houses.

3. There are a lot of people begging. Asking for money is not a shame, even when you are young and healthy.

4. In Brazil, nobody pays much attention to punctuality. Inviting someone, you have to reckon with the fact that he may be late by 2 hours. Even news and TV shows usually start 10-15 minutes later than given in the program.

5. It is not surprising how a child lives even their whole lives with their parents.

6. Brazilians allow their children to drink coffee.


Holidays in Brazil

1. Brazil has the most known and respected Carnival Festival in the world.


Sport in Brazil

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1. Ayrton Senna’s world champion in 1994 was over 3 million people.

2. The stadium in Manaus built at the World Cup in 2014, after the end of the event is to be converted into a prison.

3. Only 8 people in the world bet on the amazing result that fell in the semi-final of the World Cup in Brazil in 2014 – Brazil-Germany 1: 7.

4. One of the people who chose the exact result of the Brazil-Germany 1: 7 match, also made Sami Khedira score. At a rate of 2319: 1 at $20, the win was $47,380.

5. Lost in the World Cup in 2004 in the match against Germany 1: 7 was the first defeat in the match at the home stadium since 1975.

6. In Brazil, between 2013 and 2016, three major sports events will be organized: the Confederations’ Cup in 2013, the World Cup in football in 2014 and the Summer IO in 2016.

7. Brazil has won the World Football Championship five times.

8. The most popular sport is football, Formula 1.

9. Brazilians love football.

10. Capoeira is Brazilian art, with many elements of dance.


History of Brazil

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1. Ayrton Senna’s world champion in 1994 was over 3 million people.

2. The city of Blumenau was founded in 1850 by German immigrants, it looks like a typical Saxon town. Oktoberfest is organized here every year.

3. In 2011, heavy rains in the city of Rio de Janeiro caused mudslides. which killed 903 people.

4. Polish emigrants taught local carts to make four-wheeled carts popular in Polish villages. This car is called “carro polaco” which means “Polish car”.

5. Portuguese sailor Pedro Alvares Cabral, wanting to sail to India in 1500, accidentally discovered Brazil and Madagascar.

6. Between 1525 and 1866, 5 million slaves from Africa were sent to Brazil.

7. Rio de Janeiro means “January River”. Interestingly, there is no river in this city. The Portuguese Gasapa de Lemos, who discovered this city on January 1, 1502, being on the bay, thought that it was the mouth of the river.

8. Originally, Brazil was called Pindorama.

9. Independence from Portugal was obtained on August 29, 1825.

10. In this country, women have the right to vote since 1932.

11. The country joined the UN on October 24, 1945.


Answers

What is the highest peak in Brazil?

The highest peak in Brazil is Pico da Neblina (2994 m above sea level).

answer: Marta


What is the largest river in Brazil?

The Amazon River is the largest river in Brazil.

answer: Marta


What Brazil has national colors?

National colors: green and yellow.

answer: Marta


What is national alcohol?

National alcohol is cachaca and caipirinha.

answer: Marta


What is the national animal?

The national animal is a macaw parrot.

answer: Marta


What is the national sport?

National sport is Capoeira and football.

answer: Marta


Which countries borders Brazil?

Brazil borders with such countries as Argentina 1 261 km, Bolivia 3 423 km, Colombia 1 644 km, French Guiana 730 km, Guyana 1 606 km, Paraguay 1 365 km, Peru 2 955 km, Suriname 593 km, Uruguay 1,068 km , Venezuela 2,200 km.

answer: Marta


What is the average age of people living in this country?

The average age of people living in this country is 31.1 years.

answer: Marta


What is the minimum wage?

The minimum wage is 788 real per month. The salary is paid 13 times a year (data from 2015).

answer: Marta


What is the population density in Brazil?

The population density is 24 people per km2.

answer: Marta


What is the motto of this country?

Motto of the country – “Order and progress”.

answer: Marta


What is the highest temperature recorded in this country?

The highest temperature: 44.7 ° C was measured at Bom Jesus.

answer: Marta


What is the lowest temperature recorded in this country?

The lowest temperature: -14 ° C was measured in Caçador.

answer: Marta


With how many years can you legally buy alcohol?

In this country, alcohol can be bought at the age of 18.

answer: Marta