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10 amazing facts About Brazil
[October 11, 2018 – 02:11 am]
10 amazing facts About Brazil

GETTY 206 million people live in Brazil 1. 206 million people live in Brazil which is about half the entire population of South America. 2. “Brazil” was originally the name of an East Indian tree from which a red dye was obtained. 3. When similar trees were found in South America, the area was called “terra de Brasil” (land of the red dye wood) which gave Brazil its name. Related articles 4. In 1969, a gang of Brazilian bus drivers was charged with using beetles to climb into fare boxes and take out coins. The beetles were also arrested. 5. In 1996 a goat which had been registered…


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Economic facts About Brazil
[October 1, 2018 – 02:10 am]
Economic facts About Brazil

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff speaks during a joint press conference with Italian Premier Matteo Renzi, at Chigi s Premier Palace in Rome on July 10, 2015. Giuseppe Lami—AP There are a series of scandals growing in Brazil, Latin America’s biggest country and one of the world’s most important emerging markets. The fallout could bring down a president who was reelected less than a year ago. Here are the 5 facts that tell the story: 1. Brazil’s Economy Scandals are most damaging when an economy is slowing down. Brazil had a $2.35 trillion economy in 2014, the seventh-largest…

Facts About Brazil culture
[September 1, 2018 – 01:19 am]
Facts About Brazil culture

Welcome to our guide to Brazil. This is useful for anyone researching Brazilian culture, customs, manners, etiquette, values and wanting to understand the people better. You may be going to Brazil on business, for a visit or even hosting Brazlilian colleagues or clients in your own country. Remember this is only a very basic level introduction and is not meant to stereotype all Brazilian people you may meet! Do you know we also provide cultural training for Brazil? Facts and Statistics Location: Eastern South America bordering Argentina 1, 224 km, Bolivia 3, 400 km, Colombia…

10 fun facts About Brazil
[January 2, 2018 – 03:25 pm]
10 fun facts About Brazil

Famous for its sandy beaches which only appear during the dry season, Alter do Chão is a relaxed, laid-back destination which combines jungle, history and beach experiences into one charming package. You can read more about Alter do Chão here. Here are some interesting facts you probably didn’t know about this hidden Brazilian gem: 1. The most famous beach of Alter do Chão is the Ilha do Amor, voted by the Guardian as the “best beach of Brazil” – although it only exists for 6 months of the year! 2. The reason for this is that the beach is actually a river beach, or more accurately…

Facts About Brazil for kids
[September 24, 2017 – 11:02 am]
Facts About Brazil for kids

Where does the name ‘Brazil’ come from? The word brasil means “red like an ember” from the Portuguese brazil wood tree with its orange-red heartwood used to make bows for stringed instruments. That’s cool. Nature in Brazil Brazil is the largest country in South America, and the fifth largest nation in the world. It has borders with every South American country except Chile and Ecuador and is nice and tropical. Good for a tropical holiday! It is most well-known for the Amazon, the world’s largest jungle. But besides this jungle is also has dry grasslands, called pampas, rugged…

Random facts About Brazil
[April 11, 2017 – 10:33 am]
Random facts About Brazil

Brazil has one of the fastest growing economies. It has an annual growth rate of 5%. The country has the ninth highest number of billionaires in the world. It also stands tenth highest in the list of vehicle owners in the world. #7: Hydroelectricity Brazil is one of the leading producers of hydroelectric power. The country is totally energy independent since the year 2006. It was importing 75% of its energy needs in the form of oil. #8: Rain Forests Brazil has 60% of the rainforests that make up the Amazon rain forests. It also constitutes the world’s 25% of the rain forests…

facts About Brazil rio de janeiro
[March 21, 2017 – 10:28 am]
facts About Brazil rio de janeiro

IOC President Jacques Rogge opens the envelope announcing that Rio de Janeiro has won the bid to host the 2016 Summer Olympic Games on October 2, 2009 in Copenhagen, Denmark. Charles Dharapak-Pool/Getty Images Rio de Janeiro is the capital city of the state of Rio de Janeiro and is the second largest city in the South American country of Brazil. Rio as the city is commonly abbreviated is also the third largest metropolitan area in Brazil. It is considered one of the main tourist destinations in the Southern Hemisphere and is famous for its beaches, Carnaval celebration and…

Facts About Christmas in Brazil
[July 13, 2017 – 07:30 am]
Facts About Christmas in Brazil

Christmas plays called Os Pastores (The Shepherds), like the plays in Mexico, are also popular. In the Brazilian versions of the play, there s also traditionally a shepherdess and also a woman who tries to steal the baby Jesus! Most people, especially Catholics, will go to a Midnight Mass service or Missa do Galo (Mass of the Roster). The mass normally finishes about 1.00am. On Christmas day, people might go to church again, but this time the services are often in the afternoon. After the Missa do Gallo there are often big firework displays and in big towns and cities there…

About Brazil food
[May 20, 2017 – 09:10 am]
About Brazil food

Back in 2005, Greenpeace bestowed its “Golden Chainsaw” award to a man named Blairo Maggi, whose family company is the world’s largest producer of soy. At the time he was also governor of the Brazilian state of Mato Grosso. In two years as governor, a Greenpeace campaigner said, Maggi had turned Mato Grosso into the “state champion of deforestation, ” responsible for almost half of the total forest loss in the entire Brazilian Amazon. Brazil was then losing six football fields a minute of forest as it was slashed and burned and turned into pasture and also cropland, including…

Facts About Brasilia, Brazil
[July 10, 2017 – 02:03 pm]
Facts About Brasilia, Brazil

Facts about Brasília - Take a quick read of the 11 interesting and fun facts about Brasília the capital city of Brazil. Although Brasília is the capital of Brazil its not as famous as some of the other coast cities in the country such as Rio de Janeiro or São Paulo. But Brasília although has a short history its a fascinating city too. So lets have a look as some interesting facts about the Capital City of Brazil. 1. Brasília was founded on the 21st April 1960. 2. Brasília was built in and amazing 41 months, from 1956 to April 21, 1960 it inauguration date. 3. If you look at…