Brazil

Brazil

Brazil is one of the world’s largest and most significant economies. It is also the only Portuguese-speaking country in both North and South America. It is filled to the brim with intriguing people, plants and animals as well as liberal doses of history, religion, culture and sporting greatness.

In terms of the local culture, Brazil continues to be influenced by the traditions and customs of the Portuguese. This is evident in the architecture, music, literature, cuisine, dance, religion and theatre of the country.

Brazil2At present, Brazil has a population of about 190 million people. Of these, more than half are white (which includes Portuguese, Italian, Polish etc… individuals), just fewer than 40% are mixed black and white and less than 10% are black.

To find out more contact:

Embassy of the Federative Republic of Brazil
19 Forster Crescent
Yarralumla ACT 2600
+61 2 6273 2372
http://camberra.itamaraty.gov.br/pt-br/

Source:
http://www.brazil.org.za/

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