About Brasil

General Information

(Source: tourism informations: City (http://visit.rio); )

  • Country Name: Brazil – Federative Republic of Brazil (República Federativa do Brasil)
  • Capital City: Brasilia (2,977,216) (2016)
  • Brazil phone access code: +55, Rio de Janeiro area code (21)
  • Currency: BRL or R$ ir Real (plural: reais)
  • Language: Portuguese
  • Tourism information: http://visit.rio and http://visitbrasil.com/en/destinos/rio-de-janeiro.html
Country Information

Brazil is the largest country in both South America and Latin America, with 8.5 million square kilometers (3.2 million square miles) and with over 208 million people, Brazil is the world’s fifth-largest country by area and the sixth most populous. The capital is Brasília, and the most populated city is São Paulo. It is the largest country to have Portuguese as an official language and the only one in the Americas. Bounded by the Atlantic Ocean on the east, Brazil has a coastline of 7,491 kilometers (4,655 mi). It borders all other South American countries except Ecuador and Chile and covers 47.3% of the continent’s land area.Its Amazon River basin includes a vast tropical forest, home to diverse wildlife, a variety of ecological systems, and extensive natural resources spanning numerous protected habitats. This unique environmental heritage makes Brazil one of 17 megadiverse countries, and is the subject of significant global interest and debate regarding deforestation and environmental protection. Brazil is constitued by 26 states and a total of 5,570 municipalities and ruleld under the same Constitution.

Brazil’s economy is the world’s eighth-largest by both nominal GDP (1.796 trillion USD) w/ a 3,5 growing estimative. A member of the BRICS group, Brazil until 2010 had one of the world’s fastest growing major economies, with its economic reforms giving the country new international recognition and influence with a very adaptive strenght. Brazil’s national development bank plays an important role for the country’s economic growth. Brazil is a founding member of the United Nations, the G20, BRICS, Union of South American Nations, Mercosul, Organization of American States, Organization of Ibero-American States and the CPLP. Brazil is a regional power in Latin America and a middle power in international affairs, with some analysts identifying it as an emerging global power. It has been characterised as a potential superpower. One of the world’s major breadbaskets, Brazil has also been the largest producer of coffee for the last 150 years. More history click here

Brasil’s Economy

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Brasil Visas & Passports

How to apply for a tourist visa to Brazil

Brazil requires many tourists to obtain a visa. Please check with your local embassy if a Visa is required.

The visa process in many jurisdictions will start with an online application. Below is a list of Brazillian Consulates where you can navigate to the proper page to start your visa process.
List of Consulates in US and their Jurisdiction

 Tourist Visa Warning

U.S., Canada and Australian Citizens need a visa to enter Brazil.

Visa have been waived for citizens of the following countries:


For these countries, only the following documents are required:

A passport (or “cedula de identidade”) valid for at least six months.
A return onward ticket, or adequate proof that you can purchase your return fare, or proof of your ability to pay for your stay in Brazil.

How to get from the airport to Barra da Tijuca Address: Av. Armando Lombardi, 940 – Barra da Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro – RJ, 22640-040:

 Safety precautions

More information about Brazil aviliable via links:

Optional: https://www.riodejaneiro.com/