Even those who know nothing about Brazil are permeated with images of its beautiful beaches and beautiful people. Rio de Janeiro's reputation precedes itself, being the must-see city of any Brazilian visit and also guarantees innumerable awe inspiring moments. It is divided into several areas: Copacabana, Ipanema, Centro, and Leblon. Each of these areas has a distinct flavor to them. Being blessed with talented world class artists like Oscar Niemeyer, Brazil has seen an upsurge in its infrastructure, coupled meticulously with unmatched Parliament and Govt. structures giving a statement similar to the 23rd Century! Brazil occupies nearly 50% of the South American continent. The cuisine in Brazil seems to match the people of this land and is hence one of the most famous in the World. With so much going for them, it’s no wonder that Brazilians say ‘Deus e Brasileiro’ (God is Brazilian). No one would be able to explain this huge mix of natural and cultural riches sprinkled all across the country.

General Information

Capital : Brasilia

Total Area :  Approx 8,515,767 sq kilometers (3,287,597 sq miles)

Time Zone : Brazilian Time (GMT – 2 to -4).

ISD Code : +55;

Official Language : Portuguese

Currency : Real (R$) (BRL)

Religion : Christianity is predominant.

Climate : Brazil's winter lasts from June to August, with temperatures between 13 degrees and 18 degrees, but it only gets really cold south of Rio de Janeiro. Summer is from December to February, a period frequently bringing stifling humidity to the far south. Brief rain showers are common, given Brazil's tropical climate, but the dry interior has only a few months of heavy rainfall a year. The Amazon Basin is the wettest area, with damp, moist temperatures averaging 27 degrees.

Best Time to Travel : Brazil can be best enjoyed in almost all months of the year.


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