Population of main cities including suburbs:
Sao Paulo (19,890,000); Rio De Janeiro (14,387,000); Belo Horizonte (5,397,000); Recife (3,769,000); Porto Alegre (3,646,000); Fortaleza (3,415,000); Curitiba (3,261,000); Campinas (3,200,000); Salvador Da Bahia (3,173,000); Colombo (2,160,000); Brasilia (2,090,000).
According to the 2010 Census
, 47.7% of the Brazilian population were white, 43.1% of mixed ethnic origins, 7.6% black, and 1.6% belonged to other ethnic minorities (Indians, Arabs, Japanese).
Other Languages Spoken:
English is the first foreign language spoken in Brazil. Spanish is generally understood by the Brazilians. French is still spoken by around 570,000 people across the country.
Portuguese, English and Spanish.
Despite a very strong Catholic tradition, religious freedom has been recognized and practiced for several decades. Religions of African origin were legalized in the 1950s, and many Neo-Pentacostal churches have been opened since the end of the eighties.
It is %T:%M %A In Recife, Brasilia, Rio, Sao Paulo, Porto Alegre
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National Currency: Brazilian Real (BRL)
Type of State:
A federal republic based on parliamentary democracy. The Brazilian constitution gives extensive powers to the government
Type of Economy:
Upper-middle-income economy, Emerging Financial Market.
7th world economy with high inequalities; leading producer of sugar and coffee in the world.
HDI (World Rank):
Note: (*) The HDI, Human Development Index, is an Indicator Which Synthesizes Several Data Such as Life Expectancy, Level of Education, Professional Careers, Access to Culture etc.
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22.3 per 100 Inhabitants
49.8 per 100 Inhabitants
Access to Electricity:
98.3% of the Population
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