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The country of Brazil is located in South America. It is well known for its many tourist attractions. There are the beaches, valleys and a number of historic landmarks of Brazil which a tourist can visit.

 

Brazilis famous for its Football, which the locals are fanatic about and which is the most popular sport. The national side has won the World Cup five times as of 2008 and is hosting the 2014 tournament.

 

Brazil counts also with several groups of islands in the Atlantic Ocean, such as the Archipelago of San Pedro and San Pablo,Fernando de Noronha, Trindade and Martim Vaz and Atol das Rocas.

 

Brazil is one of the most diverse countries with very varied geographical areas such as semi-arid areas, mountains, plains, tropical, subtropical and climates that range from dry to rainy tropical and equatorial climate which enhance the development of different ecosystems, such as the Amazon Rain forest, which has the greatest biological diversity of world, the Atlantic Forest and the Cerrado.

 

From the youngest capital of Brasilia until the Old Historic Center of the beautifull city of Olinda, there are places that can make an amazing brazilian trip for all travelers in this part of the globe.

From experts looking to conquer big waves, to backpackers stumbling into a windsurf school for the first time,Brazilhas windsurfing to suit everyone.

 

 

Attractions:

 

Rio de Janeiro

 

 The city itself being one of the worlds Tourist Attractions is extraordinary. Just taking in the eye candy of a city surrounded in green mountains, covered in Atlantic rainforest, and the samba music on all the happy faces of the cariocas (people born and raised inRio) is revitalizing! And if you're looking to relax and enjoy the beautiful weather, there is no better place than the beaches ofRio.

 



Christ the Redeemer

 

Every year , over 300,000 people visit the statue o Christ using the Corcovado train. This huge white statue of Christ has become a symbol of Rio de Janeiro and its people.

 






Iguaçu Falls

 

The Cataratas do Iguaçu (Iguaçu Falls) are one of the natural wonders of the world, a place where you stand in awe of the power of nature. They are high on the list of places in Brazil that most visitors want to see.

 





Amazon River

 

Along with being the largest river in the world, the surrounding rain forest is home to the greatest diversity of plants and animals as well. Manaus is the central airport hub of the Brazilian Amazon. Here you can meet with tour groups and travel by riverboat. Along the way you can go piranha fishing, alligator spotlighting and trek through the jungle with expert guides.

 

 




Rio Carnival

 

Carnivals in Brazil is an all around unforgettable experience, celebrated all over the country, but it's no surprise that Rio de Janeiro Carnival is the funniest and the most spectacular. Carnival is Rio's main event. It happens at the peak of summer, when Cariocas are at their best. Festivities attract thousands of people from all corners of the world.

 



Pantanal

 

The Pantanal—a vast, seasonally flooded wetland shared by Bolivia,Argentina,Paraguay, and Brazil—has been called South America’s Serengeti. Capybaras, doe-eyed rodents the size of Labradors, graze the forests and grasslands alongside giant anteaters, tapir, white-tailed deer, and bands of pig-like peccary. Caiman bask on river beaches, blue macaws sit in nearly every tree, and there is nowhere better on Earth to see a jaguar.

 

Salvador

 

Salvador is the biggest African city outside Africa. And you feel it as soon as you step onto the streets. It is lively, noisy, and full of awesome beaches, colourful and, in parts, quite dangerous. The food is spicy and exciting. Exotic African ceremonies exist side by side with Portuguese–built churches whose walls are encrusted with gold.

 




Historic Center of Olinda

 

The Historic Center of Olinda covers the area of the historic Brazilian town of Olinda, in Pernambuco state. The preservation of this historic site began in the 1930s, when major monuments were listed as national heritage sites. From there was promoted several actions to preserve all the historical, cultural and architectural heritage of the municipality.

 




Fernando de Noronha

 

Fernando de Noronha is an archipelago inBraziland a UNESCO Natural World Heritage Site. Its pristine beaches, landscapes and wildlife attract tourists worldwide. Distance kept this small island protected for centuries.Fernando de Noronha is 340 km off the Brazilian coast, and the access to and permanence in the island is strictly controlled, to prevent damages to the environment; the beaches are as beautiful as they were 500 years ago.

 


Teatro Amazonas

 

The turn of 20th century was a wondrous era for the Amazonian region of Brazil. Flush with money from exports from its rubber plantations, the region flourished--particularly the capital city of Manaus. Here wealthy rubber barons tried to recreate the lavish lifestyle of the European elite, and what better way to do so then with an opera house, built in the middle of the rain forest: the Teatro Amazonas.

 




Ouro Preto

 

In the proximity of the It a colomi Mountains, the City of Ouro Pretois situated on the flank of the mountains of the same name, along the Riodo Funil valley. It is at the heart of the rich mining area of Minas Gerais. Ouro Preto is the largest and most homogeneous portuguese colonial style settlement in the world. Ouro Preto holds a large number of good quality hotels, restaurants, handcraft shops, jewelrys, artists studios and nice night life




 

General info.

 

Capital: Brasilia

 

Population: 199,321,413

 

Language: Portuguese (official and most widely spoken language)

 

Currency: Brazilian REAL (BR$)

 

Religion: Roman Catholicism is the predominant religion in the region

 

Climate: Brazil's climate can be characterized by five general climatic regions: equatorial, tropical, semi-arid, highland tropical, and subtropical.

 The climate ranges from tropical in northern Brazil near the equator, to temperate zones below the Tropic of Capricorn.


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