|Land Area||8,358,140 km2|
|Water Area||157,630 km2|
|Total Area||8,515,770km2 (#5)|
|Government Type||Federal Presidential Republic|
|GDP (PPP)||$3,080.00 Billion|
|GDP Per Capita||$14,800|
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- Pedro de Alcantara (Pedro II) former emperor
- Castro Alves poet
- Jorge Amado author
- Oswaldo Aranha politician, diplomat, statesman
- Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis author, playwright
- Fabio Assuncao actor
- Ruy Barbosa lawyer, jurist, politician, diplomat
- Antonio Pedro Alcantara Bourbon (Pedro I) former emperor; King Pedro IV of Portugal
- Bardo de Rio Branco minister of foreign affairs
- Dr. Vital Brasil founder Sao Paulo's snakebite serum institute at Butanta
- Marcelino Candau director-general of WHO
- Alberto Cavalcanti film director, producer
- Francisco Costa fashion designer
- Eduardo Coutinho director, screenwriter, producer
- Oswaldo Cruz physician, founded the Brazilian Public Health Service
- Euclides da Cunha author, sociologist, engineer
- Antonio Goncalves Dias poet, dramatist
- Luiz Duarte author, playwright, screenplay writer
- Alberto Santos Dumont early pioneer of aviation
- Heinz Ebert tectonicist
- Florestan Fernandes father of Brazilian sociology
- Oscar Lorenzo Fernandez composer
- Joao Baptista de Oliverira Figueiredo military leader, politician, former president
- Gilberto de Mello Freyre sociologist, cultural anthropologist, historian, journalist, politician
- Ernesto Geisel military leader, former president
- Bruno Georgio sculptor
- Ronald Golias comedian, actor
- Carlos Gomes composer
- Camargo Guarnieri composer
- Elsie Houston singer
- Warwick Estevam Kerr agricultural engineer, geneticist, entomologist
- Aristides Leao biologist, scientist
- Raw Leiba actor, stuntman
- Antonia Francisco Lisboa church architect, carver
- Joaquim Marques Lisboa (Marques of Tamandare) admiral War of the Triple Alliance
- Monteiro Lobato author, publisher
- Adolfo Lutz physician, pioneer of public health
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What is the Most Dangerous State in Brazil?
With a homicide rate of 64.6 per 100,000 as of 2012, the state of Alagoas in Northeastern Brazil has the highest murder rate in the country.
The Most Dangerous States In Brazil
Where are the Iguazu Falls?
Iguazu Falls is located in the Misiones Province in the Northeastern tip of Argentina, and borders the Brazilian state of Parana to the north. This semicircular waterfall is 1.7 miles (2.7 kilometers) in diameter with a height of 87.5 yards (80 meters), and is made up of 275 individual falls.
Where are the Iguazu Falls?
What Kind of Reptiles Live in Brazil?
Some of the reptiles that live in Brazil include the Loggerhead sea turtle, the Brazilian galliwasp, and the Lutz tree iguana.
The Amazing Reptiles Of Brazil
Where is the Purus River?
The Purus River runs 1,995 miles through the South American nations of Brazil and Peru.