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brazil

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what year did brazil become independent?
1822
where are the andes?
chile
what are the 2 dominant languages in south america?
spainish and portugese
what is the dominant religion in south america
roman catholic
when did first people arrive?
50000 years ago
what year was south America divided between Spain and Portugal?
1494
in the 18th century what was brazil the biggest producers in?
gold
when did first European settlers arrive?
1531
what is the climate in brazil?
tropical
brazil is fifth largest country in what?
area
what is a major topographic area in brazil?
amazon basin
what is the language in brazil?
Portugese
what kind of government does brazil have?
republic
who is the head of government?
dilma rousseff
when was coffee introduced to brazil?
1700s
when does sugar arrive?
1532
who ruled from 1831 to 1889?
dom pedro 2
when will brazil host the olympics?
2016
what is the highest peak in brazil?
Pico de Neblina
what is the capital of brazil?
brasilia
when did brasilia become the capital?
1960
where did the population shift occur?
northeast to southeast
who did settlers bring to work on sugar?
africans
brazil has complusary voting for what age/
17-18
what are some exports?
gold, tin, silver, and oil
literacy?
88.6%
what is gdp?
2,282
what elese is brazil 5th largest in?
population
what does congress contain?
federal senate and chamber of deputies
what is second main climate?
temperate