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Population of Brazil


Area of Brazil

Roughly the size of continental US. 3,00,000 miles

Highest Mountain in Brazil

Pico de Nabelina

Government of Brazil


Current Head of Gov and Chief of State in Brazil

Dilma Rousseff

History of Brazil: 1494

Treaty of Tordesillas: Splits Brazil between Spain and Portugal

History of Brazil:1500

Pedro Cabral claims Brazil for Portugal.

History of Brazil:1531

First Portuguese settlers arrive in Sao Vincente

History of Brazil: 1532

Sugar arrives. Portuguese enslave ingenious people to work in sugar plantations.

History of Brazil: 1550

African slaves are brought into Brazil.

History of Brazil: 1700's

Coffee is introduced to Brazil.
Gold is discovered in Minas Gerais.
Brazil becomes largest exporter of Gold.

History of Brazil: 1750

Mines decline.

History of Brazil: 1807

Portuguese royal family flees to Brazil to escape Napoleon.

History of Brazil 1821-22

Portuguese King Dom Joao VI returns to Portugal after his son declares Brazil's independence.

Religion of Brazil

Main religion is Roman Catholic with approximately 15% Protestant.

Language of Brazil

Portuguese with some indigenous language.

Climate in Brazil

Tropical Wet and Dry

Economy of Brazil

GDP: 2.282 trillion.
Monetary Unit: Reals

Education in Brazil

Literacy rate: 88.6%
Compulsory Education: 14 Years Old

Important Persons: Brazil

Pedro Cabral: Claimed Brazil for Portugal
Dom Pedro II: Declared Brazil's Independence
Dilma Roussoff: Current and first female President

Chile: Population


Area: Chile

300,000 miles

Government: Chile


Population: Bolivia

10, 000, 000.

Area: Bolivia

424, 164 miles

Government: Bolivia


Population: Peru

30, 000, 000

Area: Peru

500,000 miles

Government: Peru


Interesting Features: Peru

Machu Picchu- Large Inca ruins, one of the few not ransacked by the Spanish
Nazca Lines: Huge geoglyphs only fully visible in the air.

South America: General Info

Most commonly spoke language is Spanish. Largest Continent. Amazon is largest Rain forest in the world. Amazon River is largest river in terms of volume in the world. Longest mountain range is the Andes. Continent can be split into 5 different climate zones with Tropical Wet and Dry being most dominant.

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