The nation

Brazil, officially: the Federative Republic of Brazil (Portuguese: República Federativa do Brasil), is the largest country in Latin America and the world's 5th largest country by both area and population. It has a coastline of 7,491 kilometers (4,655 mi), follows the Roman Catholic faith and uses the Portuguese language as the nation's official language. It is a civilian lead federal Kleptocracy.

It's part of the Amazon River basin includes a vast tropical forest, home to diverse wildlife, drug smugglers, illegal gold miners, a variety of partially damaged ecological systems, and in some cases heavily plundered extensive mineral resources, slightly plundered extensive natural biota resources spanning numerous protected habitats.

There is growing global \and national concern has focused on illegal drugs, urban street crime, mass poverty, corruption, police brutality, the economic collapse, deforestation and environmental protection.

Also see

  1. João Goulart
  2. Military dictatorship
  3. Marshal Humberto de Alencar Castelo Branco
  4. 1964 Brazilian coup d'état
  5. Brazilian Communist Party
  6. 1880's-1910's Brazilian notes.
  7. 1987 Goiânia accident
  8. AMX Fighter Bomber
  9. Anápolis AB
  10. 1986 Angra 1 leakage
  11. Institutional Act 5 (Brazil)


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