Brazil

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Geography: It covers nearly all of South America. It borders almost every country except Chile and Equador. The Amazon River also runs through Brazil. Brazil


Capital: Brasilia


Climate: 90% of Brazil is in the Tropical Zone. Temperatures along the equator are high, averaging above 25 degrees. It contains many landforms including mountains, platues, and highlands

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Area: 3,286,470 sq mi.


Population:191,908,598


Major Export: Iron Ore, Soy Beans, Cotton, Coffee, Meat, Juice, Foot Wear, Processed Foods, & Seeds


Major Import: Machinery, Oil, Electrical Equipment, Vegtables, Animal Products, Cereal, Vehicles, Metal, & Surgical Instruments


Religion: Roman Catholic, Pentocostal, Afro-Brazilian religions


Important Cities: São Paulo & Rio de Janerio


Culture Notes: Most of Brazilians play soccer, volleyball, and music. Brazil also competes in the Olympics.