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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.(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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