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BRAZIL

 Brazil officially the Federative Republic of
Brazil is a country in South America.
 The capital-Brasilia.
 Brazilian currency is the Real.
It is the fifth largest country in the world
 It is the fifth most populous country in the world
with a population of approximately 186 million
 The official language-Portuguese
 Catholicism is the predominant religion
 Climate : Sub Tropical Temperate
Physical
Features
Brazil is bounded by the Atlantic Ocean on
the east. It has a coastline of over
7,491 kms.

 It is bordered on the north by Venezuela,
Suriname, Guyana and on the northwest
by Colombia; on the west by Bolivia and
Peru; on the southwest by Argentina and
Paraguay and on the south by Uruguay.
 
The mountain ranges include the Mantiqueira
Mountains, the Espinhaço Mountains, and the
Serra do Mar.

The highest point in Brazil is the Pico da
Neblina with 3,014 metres (9,890 ft).

Major rivers include the Amazon, the largest
river in terms of volume of water, and the
second-longest in the world; the Paraná and
its major tributary, the Iguaçu River, where
the Iguaçu Falls are located.
Major cities
Major cities of Brazil are
as follows :-
 Brasilia-capital of Brazil.
 Sao Paulo is the largest
financial centre
 Rio De Janeiro famous for
its beaches &was the capital
before Brasilia
 Curitiba is the largest
financial centre in southern
Brazil.
São Paulo
It is the largest city in Brazil.
 The city is the capital of the State of São
Paulo, the most populous Brazilian state.
It is also the richest city of Brazil.
The name means Saint Paul in Portuguese.
São Paulo exerts global influence in
commerce and finance as well as arts and
entertainment.
MAJOR TOURIST
ATTRACTION
 Christ The Redeemer
 Carnivals in Brazil
 Amazon jungle
 Caju Islands
 Iguacu falls
 Brasilia Cathedral
 Museu Paulista,
 Maracana stadium
 Jardim Botânico
 Paricatuba Waterfall
 Saint Benedict's Palace
 Beaches :- Copacabana, Botafogo, Baia do Soncho ,Baia dos
Porcos ,Praia do leao
CHRIST THE REDEEMER
•Christ The Redeemer is situated in Corcovado
Mountain It has been voted as one of the new
seven wonders of the world

•It is placed at a height of 2300 feet . It was built
in 1931

•The statue of Christ with his arms apart as if he
were embracing the city-has been one most
famous symbol of Rio
Carnivals of brazil
Carnival's roots go back to the ancient
Romans and Greeks who celebrated the
rites of Spring. In the Middle Ages, when
the Catholic Church tried to suppress all
nature worshipping ideas, it failed when it
came to this celebration. The Portuguese
had a taste for abandoned merriment, they
brought the “entrudo”, a prank where
merry-makers throw water, flour, face
powder, and many other things at each
other's faces
 Brazilian Carnival is an annual celebration
held 40 days before Easter .
AMAZON JUNGLE

The Amazon Rainforest was awarded World Natural Heritage by UNESCO
status in 2000 & 2003
The tourists will learn medicinal secrets of the endangered and, in many
cases, extinct indigenous tribes, snuggle sloths, drink water from the insides
of trees, watch monkeys swing through the magnificent branches of "the
world's lungs
This region includes territory belonging to nine nations. The majority of the
forest is contained within Brazil, and other nations are Peru ,Colombia,
Venezuela, Ecuador, Bolivia, Guyana, Suriname, and French Guiana
Caju Island

 Divided between the northeast
states of Maranhão and Piauthe
third largest encounter of salt and
fresh water on the planet, the
Parnaiba Delta.
 It is owned by Clark family since
19 century

 Iguassu Falls are the widest in the
world, and in the Native Tupi-
Guarani language, guazu means
big, and I means water. There are
a total of 275 falls, forming a
Iguaçu Falls gigantic semi-circle 8,100 feet
long, with millions of gallons of
thundering water plunging to
depths 250 feet below. The semi-
circular falls bring together both
the Iguassu and Parana Rivers, as
well as Brazil and Argentina.
Argentina claims the majority of
the falls on her territory.
 The falls are surrounded by a
National Park containing the
world's largest pluvial forest,
home to 12 species of
amphibians, 18 species of fish, 40
species of mammals,60 different
reptiles, 340 bird species, and
700 unique species of fluttering
butterflies.
 The Iguassu National Park was
Brasilia cathedral
 On 12th September 1958
the cathedral’s corner
stone was laid. The
metropolitan cathedral of
Brasilia is an expression
of geniality of the
architect Oscar
Niemeyer.

•In 1960 the cathedral’s structure was finished
Museu Paulista
 The Museu Paulista
is the university of
Sao paulo is one of
the most important
museum of brazil a
historical museum it
contains a collection
of objects,mobiles &
art with historic
relevance especially
those that have a
relationship to era of
Brazilian
independence
This stadium is
MARACANA
Brazil’s temple of
soccer Home of
the best football
team on earth.

It’s a giant among
stadium easily
accommodating
more than
100,000 at a time
Jardim
Botânico
 ( Botanical Garden) -
The 340-acre garden, one of Rio's
most striking natural attractions,
contains more than 5,000 species
of tropical and subtropical
plants and trees, including
900 varieties of palms.
Paricatuba Waterfall

This waterfall, located on the right bank of
the Negro River, along a small tributary, is
formed by sedimentary rocks, surrounded
by abundant vegetation. Access is by boat.
The best time to visit is from August to
February
Saint Benedict's Palace

Is the home of the Assembly of the
Republic, the Brazil parliament. It is
located in São Paulo. The Palace has
its origin in the first Benedictine
monastery
established in 1598.
bEACHES

Copacabana is a borough located in the southern
zone of the city of Rio de Janeiro and is famous for
its 4 km beach which is one of the most famous of
the world.Copacabana is also famous for its
nightlife.

Botafogo is a beachfront neighborhood (bairro)
in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. It is mostly a middle and
high-class community, located between the hills
of Mundo Novo, Santa Marta and Morro de São
João . It is named after João Pereira de Sousa
Botafogo, who was its landowner in colonial
times. Its name literally means "set it on fire“.
Other attractions
Manas Amazonas Theater

Ponta Negar cultural , sport leisure park

The Dom Bosco sanctuary

The JK memorial
Art… dance…
Samba

Is a national symbol of brazil & there are many
types of samba rhythms & samba dances . Samba
dance is couple or solo. Samba is basically a
musical construction made with a binary time and
a syncopated rhythm. On the top of this basic
form all types of samba are formulated.
MUSIC
CHORO
It is a Brazilian popular music style. Its origin is in
the 19th century.
Originally choro was played by a trio of flute
guitar and cavaquinho.
Other instruments commonly played in choro are
the mandolin, clarinet and saxophone.

TROPICALIA
Combined American and European styles with
electric guitars and different kinds of genuine
Brazilian music, beginning a genre called
tropicalia.
Major airports
Northern region :
Boa vista international airport
Manaus-Eduardo Gomes International
Airport
Cruzeiro do Sul International Airport

Central west region :
Brasilia –Presidente Juscelino
kubistchek International Airport
Campo Grande International Airport

 southeast region:
Tancredo Neves International Airport
Congonhas International Airport
The Brazil national football team is the national team of Brazil and is
managed by the Brazilian Football Confederation
They are the most successful national football team in the history of the World
Cup, with five championships (1958, 1962, 1970, 1994, 2002)
A common quip about football is: "The English invented it, the Brazilians
perfected it”.
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