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Brazil is the largest country in South America and the region of Latin America, being the fifth largest in the world in territorial area and sixth in population (with more than 210 million inhabitants).

It is the only country in America where the majority of the Portuguese language is spoken and the largest Portuguese-speaking country on the planet, in addition to being one of the most multicultural and ethnically diverse nations, due to the strong immigration from different parts of the world. Its current Constitution, promulgated in 1988, conceives of Brazil as a presidential federal republic, formed by the union of the 26 states, the Federal District and the 5 570 municipalities.

Brazilian nominal GDP is the twelfth largest in the world, and the eighth by purchasing power parity (PPC). The country is one of the main granaries on the planet, being the largest coffee producer of the last 150 years. It is classified as a medium-high income economy by the World Bank and a recently industrialized country, which holds the largest share of global wealth in Latin America.

As a regional and medium power, the nation has international recognition and influence, and is also classified as an emerging global power [21] and as a potential superpower by several analysts. He is a founding member of the United Nations (UN), G20, BRICS, Community of Portuguese Speaking Countries (CPLP), Latin Union, Organization of American States (OAS), Organization of Ibero-American States (OEI), Common Market of the South (Mercosur) and the Union of South American Nations (Unasur).



The 5th largest country in the world, with the sixth largest population.


  The state power in history, economy, culture and tourism

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