What is Brazil

Brazil is a country located in South America. Its population is about 199,000,000 people. Brazil was discovered by the Europeans.

Brazil Capital City

Brazil's capital city is Brasilia. Brasilia has a population of about 2,557,000 people.

Fun Facts About Brazil

  • Brazil is the largest country in South America
  • Brazil has 26 states
  • Brazil has the most known species of plants, freshwater fish and mammals
  • Brazil's capital city is Brasilia
  • The name Brazil come from a tree called brazilwood
  • Brazil has the most Catholics in the world
  • It is called Brasil in Portuguese, the official language spoken in Brazil
  • Portugal claimed the land of Brazil in the year 1500

Sport in Brazil

In Brazil there are many sports. The most popular and well known sport is Football (soccer). The Brazil National Football Team has won The FIFA World Cup a record of 5 times, in 1958, 1962, 1970, 1994 and 2002.

Religion in Brazil

In Brazil the most popular religion is Roman Catholic