Federative Republic of Brazil
República Federativa do Brazil
Flag of Brazil Coat of Arms of Brazil
Flag Coat of arms
Ordem e Progresso (Portuguese)
(English: Order and Progress)
Hino Nacional Brasileiro
(English: "Brazillian National Anthem")
Brazil (orthographic projection)
Official languages Portuguese
Capital Brasília
Largest city São Paulo
President Michel Temer
 - Total
 - % water
Ranked 5th
8,515,767 km²
 - Total (Year)
 - Density
Ranked 5th
206,440,850 (2016)
 - Total (Year)
 - GDP/head

$3.101 trillion (2016)
GDP (nominal)
 - Total (Year)
 - GDP/head

$1.534 trillion (2016)
Currency Real (R$) (BRL)
Time zone
 - Summer (DST)
BRT (UTC -2 to -5)
BRST (UTC -2 to -5)


 - Declared
 - Recognised
(from United Kingdom of Portugal, Brazil and the Algarves)
September 7, 1822
August 29, 1825
National anthem Hino Nacional Brasileiro
Internet TLD .br
Calling Code +55

Brazil (Portuguese: Brasil), officially the Federative Republic of Brazil (Portuguese: República Federativa do Brasil), is the largest country in both South America and Latin America. As the world's fifth-largest country by both area and population, it is the largest country to have Portuguese as an official language and the only one in the Americas.

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