Brazil: General facts

Political system: federal republicCapital: BrasíliaTotal area: 8,511,965 square kilometresPopulation: 192 millionOfficial language: PortugueseCurrency: real

Christ the Redeemer statue in Rio de Janeiro is one of the most recognisable symbols of Brazil.Christ the Redeemer statue in Rio de Janeiro is one of the most recognisable symbols of Brazil. (Source: SITA/AP)

Political system: federal republic
Capital: Brasília
Total area: 8,511,965 square kilometres
Population: 192 million
Official language: Portuguese
Currency: real

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