Brazil, a vast South American country, stretches from the Amazon
Basin in the north to vineyards and massive Iguaçu Falls in the south.
Rio de Janeiro, symbolized by its 38m Christ the Redeemer statue atop
Mt. Corcovado, is famed for its busy Copacabana and Ipanema beaches as
well as its enormous, raucous Carnival festival, featuring parade
floats, flamboyant costumes and samba.
Capital: Brasília | International Code: BR
Population: 200.4 million | Language: Portuguese
Currency: Brazilian real | Dialing Code: +55