• Photo of Brazil language

    Brazil language

    The Federative Republic of Brazil is a country that belongs to South America and the largest in that continent, being the 5th largest in the world (8,515,770 km 2). As for the population ranking, it is in a lower position (6th) with 208.4 million inhabitants. Contrary to what people usually think, its capital is Brasilia, it is neither Rio de Janeiro nor São Paulo. Its human development index is high (79th) and its official currency is the Brazilian real. And what language is spoken in Brazil? Language spoken in Brazil? The only official language in Brazil is Portuguese and it…

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    Typical Brazilian food

    Geographic setting and environment Brazil is the largest country in South America and the fourth largest in the world. It is located on the east coast of South America. Because Brazil is in the southern hemisphere, the seasons are reversed from North America: the winter months are May through August, and the hottest summer month is January. The mighty Amazon River, the second longest river in the world after the Nile in Egypt, flows through northern Brazil. The area around the Amazon River is known as one of the largest rainforests in the world. About a quarter of all known…

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  • History of Brasil

    Brief history of Brazil summarized A brief tour of the summary of the history of Brazil, a South American country, in the form of a historical review. Indigenous peoples in brazil The history of Brazil begins when the first human beings came from the north after 10,000 BC They were hunter-gatherers. Among other animals they hunted manatees. They also fished in the rivers and near the coasts they gathered shellfish. The first Brazilians also collected plants. After 1000 BC, some people in Brazil were changing to an agricultural lifestyle. Agriculture practiced slash and burn. In other words, they cut down…

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  • Traditions and customs of Brazil

    What traditions and customs are there in Brazil? We discover the customs and traditions of Brazil, in South America. Gastronomy Food in daily life Rice, beans, and cassava form the core of the Brazilian diet and are eaten at least occasionally by all social classes in all parts of the nation. Cassava is a root crop typically consumed as farinha, cassava flour sprinkled over rice and beans, or cassava flour, cassava flour, sautéed in a little oil with onions, eggs, olives, or other ingredients. Meat, poultry or fish are added to this nucleus, but the frequency of their consumption is…

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