Amazing interesting random Brazil facts for kids

Brazil (the Federative Republic of Brazil) is the fifth largest country by both area and population. It is also the largest country to have Portuguese as an official language. Brazil has the seventh largest economy in the world by nominal GDP, and the seventh largest by purchasing power parity. It is known for the land of music festivals. Let's discover more about Brazil to know about Brazil history, geography, government, travel, tourism through our list of interesting facts about brazil for kids

Amazing interesting random Brazil facts for kids

 Fun interesting Brazil facts for kids

Funny Brazil pictures - Brazil facts

#1

Brazil is the largest country in South America.

#2

The name Brazil comes from a tree named brazilwood.

#3

It is called Brasil in Portuguese, the official language spoken in Brazil.

#4

Brazil is the only country in South America that speaks Portuguese.

#5

Portugal claimed the land of Brazil in the year 1500. Independence was declared in 1822.

#6

Brazil is the 5th largest country in the world by both land area and population.

#7

The population in 2012 was around 194 million people.

#8

Brazil is home to a wide range of animals, including armadillo, tapirs, jaguars and pumas.

#9

Football (soccer) is the most popular sport in Brazil with the national team consistently among the best in the world, winning the World Cup a record 5 times.

Brazil football soccer world cup 2014

Brazil World Cup 2014 - Brazil facts for kids

#10

In Brazil they drive on the right-hand side of the road.

#11

Brazil has a large coastline on the eastern side of South America, stretching 7491 kilometres (4655 miles) in length.

#12

Brazil shares a border with all South American countries except for Chile and Ecuador.

#13

Brazil covers 3 time zones.

Brazil map and time zones

Brazil map and time zones

#14

Brazil has one of the largest economies in the world.

#15

Brazil is one of the 77 founding members of the United Nations.

#16

The Amazon River flows through Brazil, it is the 2nd longest river in the world (after the Nile).

#17

Nature facts. Around 60% of the Amazon Rainforest is located in Brazil.

#18

The climate in the majority of Brazil is tropical.

#19

The capital city is Brasilia, while the largest city is Sao Paulo. Other major cities include Rio de Janeiro, Salvador and Fortaleza.

Rio de Janeiro Statue Brazil

Rio de Janeiro Statue - Brazil facts for kids

#20

There are no introverts in Brazil. It's a vivacious culture that can bring you out of your shell, help you unwind and have the best time of your life.

#21

The country motto is "Ordem e Progresso" meaning "Order and progress"

#22

Brazil has the second highest number of airports in the world, just after the U.S. There are around 2500 airports in Brazil.

#23

Brazil is defined as a "Federal Republic" composed of the federal district, 26 states, and 5,570 municipalities.

#24

Human activities such as logging, mining fishing and agriculture are important to the Brazilian economy but are also a serious threat to Brazil's diverse environment.

#25

Millions of tourists visit Brazil every year. 

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