An enlargeable relief map of the Federative Republic of Brazil

The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to Brazil:

Brazil – largest country in both South America and the Latin America region. It is the world's fifth largest country, both by geographical area, 8.5 million km², and by population, with over 193 million people.[1][2] It is the largest lusophone country in the world, and the only one in the Americas.[2]

General reference

An enlargeable basic map of Brazil

Geography of Brazil

An enlargeable topographic map of Brazil
 Bolivia 3,423 km
 Peru 2,995 km
 Venezuela 2,200 km
 Colombia 1,644 km
 Guyana 1,606 km
 Paraguay 1,365 km
 Argentina 1,261 km
 Uruguay 1,068 km
 French Guiana 730 km
 Suriname 593 km
  • Coastline: 7,491 km

Environment of Brazil

An enlargeable satellite image of Brazil

Natural geographic features of Brazil

Regions of Brazil

Main article: Regions of Brazil

Statistical regions

Socio-geographic divisions

Ecoregions of Brazil

Main article: Ecoregions in Brazil

Administrative divisions of Brazil

Main article: Administrative divisions of Brazil
States of Brazil
Flag State Abbreviation Capital Area (km²) Population (2005) Density (2005) GDP (% total) (2004) GDP per capita (US$) (2004) HDI (2005) Literacy (2003) Infant Mortality (2002) Life Expectancy (2004)
Acre AC Rio Branco 152,581.4 707,125 4.30 3,242,123 (0.2%) 5,143 0.751 84% 29.8‰ 71.7
Alagoas AL Maceió 27,767.7 3,093,994 108.61 11,556,013 (0.7%) 3,877 0.677 70% 48.2‰ 66.0
Amapá AP Macapá 142,814.6 648,553 4.16 3,720,013 (0.2%) 6,796 0.780 91% 22.5‰ 69.8
Amazonas AM Manaus 1,570,745.7 3,393,369 2.05 35,889,111 (2.1%) 11,434 0.780 94% 24.3‰ 73.4
Bahia BA Salvador 564,692.7 14,637,364 24.46 86,882,488 (4.9%) 6,350 0.742 79% 31.4‰ 71.4
Ceará CE Fortaleza 148,825.6 8,547,809 54.40 33,261,175 (1.9%) 4,170 0.723 78% 27.6‰ 69.6
Distrito Federal DF Brasília 5,822.1 2,606,885 400.73 43,522,926 (2.5%) 19,071 0.874 96% 15.8‰ 74.9
Espírito Santo ES Vitória 46,077.5 3,487,199 73.97 34,488,268 (2.0%) 10,289 0.802 90% 17.7‰ 73.1
Goiás GO Goiânia 340,086.7 5,926,300 16.52 41,316,658 (2.3%) 7,501 0.800 90% 18.3‰ 72.8
Maranhão MA São Luís 331,983.3 6,103,327 18.38 16,547,977 (0.9%) 2,748 0.683 77% 36.5‰ 66.8
Mato Grosso MT Cuiabá 903,357.9 2,803,274 3.10 27,935,132 (1.6%) 10,162 0.796 90% 19.2‰ 72.6
Mato Grosso do Sul MS Campo Grande 357,125.0 2,264,468 6.34 19,954,505 (1.1%) 8,945 0.802 91% 16.9‰ 73.2
Minas Gerais MG Belo Horizonte 586,528.3 19,237,450 32.79 166,564,882 (9.4%) 8,771 0.800 89% 19.1‰ 74.1
Pará PA Belém 1,247,689.5 6,970,586 5.58 34,196,694 (1.9%) 4,992 0.755 90% 23.0‰ 71.4
Paraíba PB João Pessoa 56,439.8 3,595,886 63.71 14,863,913 (0.9%) 4,165 0.718 75% 35.2‰ 68.3
Paraná PR Curitiba 199,314.9 10,686,247 51.48 108,699,740 (6.2%) 10,725 0.820 93% 17.3‰ 73.5
Pernambuco PE Recife 98,311.6 8,413,593 85.58 47,697,268 (2.7%) 5,730 0.718 79% 35.7‰ 67.5
Piauí PI Teresina 251,529.2 3,006,885 11.95 8,611,106 (0.5%) 2,892 0.703 72% 26.2‰ 68.2
Rio de Janeiro RJ Rio de Janeiro 43,696.1 16,010,429 352.05 222,564,408 (12.6%) 14,639 0.832 96% 18.3‰ 72.4
Rio Grande do Norte RN Natal 52,796.8 3,003,087 56.88 15,906,902 (0.9%) 5,370 0.738 77% 32.2‰ 69.8
Rio Grande do Sul RS Porto Alegre 281,748.5 10,845,087 38.49 142,874,611 (8.1%) 13,320 0.832 95% 12.7‰ 74.5
Rondônia RO Porto Velho 237,576.2 1,534,594 6.46 9,744,908 (0.6%) 6,238 0.776 92% 22.4‰ 70.6
Roraima RR Boa Vista 224,299.0 391,317 1.74 1,864,318 (0.1%) 4,881 0.750 91% 18.1‰ 69.3
Santa Catarina SC Florianópolis 95,346.2 5,866,568 61.53 70,208,541 (4.0%) 12,159 0.840 95% 15.0‰ 74.8
São Paulo SP São Paulo 248,209.4 42,342,877 162.93 546,607,616 (30.9%) 13,725 0.833 95% 14.5‰ 73.7
Sergipe SE Aracaju 21,910.3 1,967,761 89.81 13,121,517 (0.7%) 6,782 0.742 90% 31.4‰ 70.3
Tocantins TO Palmas 277,620.9 1,305,728 4.70 4,768,864 (0.3%) 3,776 0.756 83% 25.6‰ 70.7
Municipalities of Brazil

Demography of Brazil

Main article: Demographics of Brazil

For demographics data, see chart presented under "States of Brazil", above.

Government and politics of Brazil

Main article: Government of Brazil and Politics of Brazil

Branches of government

Executive branch of the government of Brazil

Legislative branch of the government of Brazil

Judicial branch of the government of Brazil

State-level judiciary
Main article: State-level judiciary of Brazil
Federal-level judicial branch
Superior courts
Second instance Courts
First instance courts

Foreign relations of Brazil

International organization membership

The Federative Republic of Brazil is a member of:[3]

Law and order in Brazil

Main article: Law of Brazil

Military of Brazil

Main article: Military of Brazil

Local government in Brazil

History of Brazil

Main article: History of Brazil and Timeline of the history of Brazil

Culture of Brazil

Main article: Culture of Brazil

Art in Brazil

Sports in Brazil

Main article: Sports in Brazil

Economy and infrastructure of Brazil

Main article: Economy of Brazil

Education in Brazil

Main article: Education in Brazil

Health in Brazil

See also

References

  1. ^ IBGE. 2011 Population Projection
  2. ^ a b
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External links

Government and administration
  • Brazilian Federal Government
  • Chamber of Deputies
  • (Portuguese) Federal Senate
  • Presidency of Brazil Archived July 29, 2008 at the Wayback Machine
Information and statistics
  • Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics
  • Brazil entry at The World Factbook
  • (Portuguese) Institute of Applied Economics Research
  • National Bank for Social and Economical Development
  • U.S. Library of Congress
Economy and business
  • Brazilian Central Bank
  • Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce
  • Britcham in Brazil
  • São Paulo Stock Exchange
Tourism and sports
  • Accommodation in Brazil Archived September 25, 2008 at the Wayback Machine
  • Outline of Brazil travel guide from Wikivoyage
  • (Portuguese) Sport in Brazil
  • Tourism in Brazil
Non-Governmental Organizations
  • Assistance to Rio de Janeiro Favelas