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Brazil Public Holidays

Brazil National Holidays Calendar

Brazil officially the Federative Republic of Brazil is the largest country in South America and Latin America. The country stretches from the Amazon Basin in the north to vineyards and massive Iguacu Falls situated in the south. Rio de Janeiro, panorama of Christ and Sugar Loaf Mountain, Rio De Janeiro, Brazilsymbolized by its 38m Christ the Redeemer statue atop Mount Corcovado, is known for amazing beaches like Copacabana and Ipanema as well as it’s enormous, raucous Carnaval festival, where there is samba music, flamboyant costumes, parade floats and, dance.

Holidays in Brazil 2019

DayDateHolidaysComments
TuesdayJanuary 01New Year’s Day
MondayMarch 04CarnivalPanto facultative
TuesdayMarch 05CarnivalPanto facultative
WednesdayMarch 06Ash WednesdayPanto facultative
FridayApril 19Good FridayFriday before Easter Sunday
SundayApril 21Tiradentes DayTiradentes
WednesdayMay 01Labor dayDia do Trabalho
ThursdayJune 20Corpus ChristiPonto facultative. Second Thursday after Whitsun
TuesdayJuly 09State Rebellion DaySao Paulo only. Anniversary of the Constitutional Revolution of 1932
SundayAugust 11Father’s Day2nd Sunday in August. Not a public holiday
SaturdaySeptember 07Independence DayDeclared Independence from Portugal on this date in 1982
SaturdayOctober 12Lay of AparecidaHoly Marys Day/Nossa Senhora da Aparecida
FridayOctober 25Civil Servants DayGovernment and Banks only
SaturdayNovember 02All Soul’s DayDia de Finados
FridayNovember 15Republic DayProclamacao da Republica
WednesdayNovember 20Zumbi dos PalmaresBlack Consciousness Day
WednesdayDecember 25Christmas DayNatal
December 26Boxing Day

Brazil facts and information

Capital of Brazil

The capital of Brazil is Brasilia that was specifically built to be the capital of the city. Before that, there were two capital cities Salvador, and Rio de Janeiro. The construction of the Brasilia started in 1960, after that it officially became the capital.

Prime Minister of Brazil

The current Prime Minister of Brazil is Dilma Rousseff.

Population of Brazil

The total population of Brazil is 211.95 million as of March 18, 2019, according to the latest estimates of the United Nations. This population number in Brazil is only 2.75% of the total world population. In the list of most populated countries, Brazil ranks at the fifth number. Similarly, 85.5% of the total population in Brazil is urban.

National Flag of Brazil

The national flag of Brazil is a blue disc depicting a starry sky spanned by a curved band inscribed with the national motto “Ordem e Progresso”.

Brazil Flag

Currency of Brazil

The currency of Brazil is Brazilian real which is equal to 37 Pakistani Rupees and 25 cents of US Dollars.

Religions in Brazil

Brazil is the home to the largest Catholics community in the world. Roman Catholicism has been the biggest religion in Brazil since the beginning of the 16th century. This religion was introduced among the Native Brazilians by Jesuits missionaries and all the Portuguese first setters also observed it.

Dialing code of Brazil

The dialing code of Brazil is +55. This code is dialed after the IDD and then the area code for a specific area is used to perform calls.

Airports in Brazil

Brazil is the biggest country, so there are a lot of Airports in it. The most popular Airports in Brazil are Sao Paulo International Airport, Viracopos International Airport, Congonhas-Sao Paulo Airport, Tancredo Neves International Airport, Rio de Janeiro Airport, International Airport of Brasilia, Porto Alegre International Airport and many other.

Top destinations of Brazil

Brazil is a country jam-packed with amazing destinations including one of the seven wonders of the world known as Christ the Redeemer, in Rio de Janeiro. Brazil attracts a large number of tourists ever years, thanks to its silver coasts, dazzling blue oceans, sprawling metropolises, and thick jungles. The most popular destinations of Brazil are Rio de Janeiro, Belo Horizonte, Sao Paulo, Olinda, Fernando de Noronha and may other.

Area of Brazil

Brazil occupies a huge piece of each of 8.516 Million square kilometers or 3.3 Million square miles, which not only makes Brazil the third largest country in the Americas but the fifth largest country in the world.

GDP of Brazil

The GDP of GDP of Brazil is 2.056 Trillion US Dollars which is expected to increase to 2.1 Trillion US Dollars by the end of this year and can cross 2.3 Trillion US Dollars by the end of 2020 according to the Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations.

Sports of Brazil

Football is the most popular sports in Brazil even the name of Football reminds people about the country Brazil. The Brazil national football team has won the FIFA World Cup a record 5 times, in 1959, 1962, 1970, 1994, and 2002 by making the only team that qualifies for every FIFA World Cup competition ever held.

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