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, symbolized 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.
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- 1 Holidays in Brazil 2019
- 2 Brazil facts and information
- 3 Capital of Brazil
- 4 Prime Minister of Brazil
- 5 Population of Brazil
- 6 National Flag of Brazil
- 7 Currency of Brazil
- 8 Religions in Brazil
- 9 Dialing code of Brazil
- 10 Airports in Brazil
- 11 Top destinations of Brazil
- 12 Area of Brazil
- 13 GDP of Brazil
- 14 Sports of Brazil
Holidays in Brazil 2019
|Tuesday||January 01||New Year’s Day|
|Monday||March 04||Carnival||Panto facultative|
|Tuesday||March 05||Carnival||Panto facultative|
|Wednesday||March 06||Ash Wednesday||Panto facultative|
|Friday||April 19||Good Friday||Friday before Easter Sunday|
|Sunday||April 21||Tiradentes Day||Tiradentes|
|Wednesday||May 01||Labor day||Dia do Trabalho|
|Thursday||June 20||Corpus Christi||Ponto facultative. Second Thursday after Whitsun|
|Tuesday||July 09||State Rebellion Day||Sao Paulo only. Anniversary of the Constitutional Revolution of 1932|
|Sunday||August 11||Father’s Day||2nd Sunday in August. Not a public holiday|
|Saturday||September 07||Independence Day||Declared Independence from Portugal on this date in 1982|
|Saturday||October 12||Lay of Aparecida||Holy Marys Day/Nossa Senhora da Aparecida|
|Friday||October 25||Civil Servants Day||Government and Banks only|
|Saturday||November 02||All Soul’s Day||Dia de Finados|
|Friday||November 15||Republic Day||Proclamacao da Republica|
|Wednesday||November 20||Zumbi dos Palmares||Black Consciousness Day|
|Wednesday||December 25||Christmas Day||Natal|
|December 26||Boxing 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”.
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.