Brazil Vacations and Tourism Guide
Who was there
Surface:The total land area covered by Brazil is 8,456,510 sq km.
Population: Brazil has an approximate population of 190,010,600 (July 2007), comprising 53.7%25 Caucasians, 38.5%25 Mulattos, 6.2%25 African Americans, 0.9%25 others and 0.7%25 unspecified.
System of government: Brazil has a federal republic government.
Capital: With a population of about 2,363,100, Brasília is the capital of Brazil.
Religion: The dominant religion is Roman Catholicism followed by Protestantism.
Official Language: Portuguese is the official language of Brazil.
Government: Brazil has a federal republic government.
Climate: Most of Brazil experiences tropical climate, except the south which has temperate climate.
Units of measure and electricity: Brazil follows the metric system while the official electrical unit is 110 V or 220 V and 60 Hz.
Time Zone: Brazil has four time zones.
Currency: Brazil Reais (1 € = 2.65 BRL).
Travel documents required: A visa is required by all, except UK nationals, South Africans, New Zealanders and the Irish.