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Federative Republic of Brazil

República Federativa do Brasil  (Portuguese)
Motto: Ordem e Progresso (Portuguese)
"Order and Progress"
Anthem: "Hino Nacional Brasileiro" (Portuguese)
"Brazilian National Anthem"

Flag anthem"Hino à Bandeira Nacional" (Portuguese)[1]
"National Flag Anthem"
Location of Brazil
CapitalBrasília
15°47′S47°52′W / 15.783°S 47.867°W / -15.783; -47.867
Largest citySão Paulo
23°33′S46°38′W / 23.550°S 46.633°W / -23.550; -46.633
Official language
and national language
Portuguese[2]
Ethnic groups
(2010)[3]
Religion
(2010)[4][5]
86.8% Christianity
—64.6% Roman Catholicism
—22.2% Protestantism
8.0% No religion
2.0% Spiritism
3.2% Other religions
Demonym(s)Brazilian
GovernmentFederalpresidentialconstitutionalrepublic
Jair Bolsonaro
Hamilton Mourão
Rodrigo Maia
Davi Alcolumbre
Luiz Fux
LegislatureNational Congress
Federal Senate
Chamber of Deputies
Independence 
7 September 1822
29 August 1825
15 November 1889
5 October 1988
Area
• Total
8,515,767 km2 (3,287,956 sq mi) (5th)
• Water (%)
0.65
Population
• 2019 estimate
210,147,125[6] (6th)
• Density
25/km2 (64.7/sq mi) (200th)
GDP (PPP)2020 estimate
• Total
Decrease $3.078 trillion[7] (8th)
• Per capita
Decrease $14,563[7] (83rd)
GDP (nominal)2020 estimate
• Total
Decrease $1.363 trillion[7] (12th)
• Per capita
Decrease $6,450[7] (83rd)
Gini (2018)Negative increase 53.9[8]
high · 10th
HDI (2018)Increase 0.761[9]
high · 79th
CurrencyReal (R$) (BRL)
Time zoneUTC−2 to −5 (BRT)
Date formatdd/mm/yyyy (CE)
Driving sideright
Calling code+55
ISO 3166 codeBR
Internet TLD.br

Source: CIA World Factbook
This page was last updated on November 27, 2020


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