Federative Republic of Brazil

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Name: Federative Republic of Brazil
Location: South America
Time: Brazil spans several time zones from IST (-) 7 1/2
Capital: Brasilia
Language: Portuguese (official and most widely spoken language) note: less common languages include Spanish (border areas and schools), German, Italian, Japanese, English, and a large number of minor Amerindian languages
Area: 8,547,403 sq kms
Population: 204,259,812 (July 2015 est.)
National Day: 07 Sep (Independence Day)
Currency: Brazilian Real (BRL). Check current rate on the Currency Converter on our home page.
Climate: <p>Varies from arid scrubland in the interior to the impassable tropical rainforests of the northerly Amazon jungle and the tropical eastern coastal beaches. The south is more temperate. Rainy seasons occur from January to April in the north, April to July in the northeast and November to March in the Rio/S&atilde;o Paulo area.</p>
Holidays : Year 2017: 1 Jan <p>New Years Day, 20 Jan Founding of Rio de Janeiro, 25 Jan Founding of Sao Paulo, 27 Feb Carnival, 14 Apr Good Friday, 21 Apr Tiradentes, 1 May Labour Day, 15 Jun Corpus Christi, 7 Sep Independence Day, 12 Oct Our Lady of Aparecida, 2 Nov All Souls Day, 15 Nov Republic Day, 24 Dec Christmas Eve, 25 Dec Christmas Day, 31 Dec New Years Eve.</p>

Airline Name: Varig (RG),
International Airports: Galeao Antonio Carlos Jobim International (GIG), Governador Andre Franco Montoro (GUR), Santa Cruz (SNZ), Brasilia International (BSB),
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