Brazil

Capital: 
Brasilia
Location: 
Eastern South America, Bordering the Atlantic Ocean
Country Code: 
BR
Commodity
Area: 
Approx. 8.5 Million sq km
Coastline: 
Approx. 7,500 km
Climate: 
Mostly Tropical, but Temperate in South
Land Resources (terrain): 
Mostly Flat to Rolling Lowlands in North;Some Plains, Hills, Mountains, and Narrow Costal Belt
Natural Resource: 
bauzite
Natural Resource: 
gold
Natural Resource: 
iron ore
Natural Resource: 
manganese
Natural Resource: 
nickel
Natural Resource: 
phosphates
Natural Resource: 
platinum
Natural Resource: 
tin
Natural Resource: 
uranium
Natural Resource: 
petroleum
Natural Resource: 
hydropower
Natural Resource: 
timber
Total Renewable Water Resources: 
Approx. 8,000 cu km
Natural Hazards: 
Recurring Droughts in North East
Natural Hazards: 
Floods and Occasional Frost
Environmental Issues: 
Deforestation in Amazon Basin destroys the habitat and endangers a multitude of plant and animal specifies indigenous to the area
Environmental Issues: 
There is a lucrative illegal wildlife trade
Environmental Issues: 
Air and Water Pollution in Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo, and several other large cities
Environmental Issues: 
Land Degradation and Water Pollution caused by improper mining activities
Environmental Issues: 
Wetland Degradation
Environmental Issues: 
Severe oil spills
Electricity (Production): 
Approx. 439 Billion kWh
Electricity (Consumption): 
Approx. 404 Billion kWh
Electricity (Exports): 
2 Billion kWh
Electricity (Imports): 
42 Billion kWh
Oil (Production): 
Approx. 2.4 Million bbl/day
Oil (Consumption): 
Approx 2.52 Million bbl/day
Oil (Exports): 
Approx. 570,000 bbl/day
Oil (Imports): 
Approx: 633,000 bbl/day
Natural Gas (Production): 
Approx. 13 Billion cu m
Natural Gas (Consumption): 
Approx. 24 Billion cu m
Custom & Culture
Population: 
Approx. 199 Million
Nationality: 
Brazilian
Ethnic Groups: 
White
Ethnic Groups: 
Mulatto
Ethnic Groups: 
Black
Ethnic Groups: 
Japanese
Ethnic Groups: 
Arab
Ethnic Groups: 
Amerindian
Official Language: 
Portuguese
Unofficial Language: 
Spanish
Unofficial Language: 
German
Unofficial Language: 
Italian
Unofficial Language: 
Japanese
Unofficial Language: 
English
Type Of Government: 
Federal Republic
Knowledge
Literacy: 
Approx. 87% Age 9+ can read and write
Agricultural Products: 
coffee
Agricultural Products: 
soybeans
Agricultural Products: 
wheat
Agricultural Products: 
rice
Agricultural Products: 
corn
Agricultural Products: 
sugarcane
Agricultural Products: 
cocoa
Agricultural Products: 
citrus
Agricultural Products: 
beef
Industrial Products: 
textiles
Industrial Products: 
shoes
Industrial Products: 
chemicals
Industrial Products: 
cement
Industrial Products: 
lumber
Industrial Products: 
iron ore
Industrial Products: 
tin
Industrial Products: 
steel
Industrial Products: 
aircraft
Industrial Products: 
motor vehicles and parts
Industrial Products: 
machinery
Money
National Budget (Revenue): 
Approx. $657.9 Billion
National Budget (Expenditures): 
Approx. $657.9 Billion
National Debt: 
Approx. $216 Billion
Stock of Money: 
Approx. $95 Billion
GDP: 
Approx. $2 Trillion
Inflation Rate: 
Approx. 5.9 %
Commercial Bank Prime Lending Rate: 
Approx. 47%
Export Value: 
Approx. $159 Billion
Export Product: 
transport equipment
Export Product: 
iron ore
Export Product: 
soybeans
Export Product: 
footwear
Export Product: 
coffee
Export Product: 
motor vehicles and parts
Export Product: 
aircraft
Import Value: 
Approx. $136 Billion
Import Product: 
Machinery
Import Product: 
Electrical and Transport Equipment
Import Product: 
chemical products
Import Product: 
oil
Import Product: 
motor vehicles and parts
Import Product: 
electronics
Technology
Communication: 
Telephone
Communication: 
Radio
Communication: 
Television
Communication: 
Internet
Airports: 
4,000
Railways: 
Approx. 29,000 km
Roadways: 
Approx. 1.7 Million km
Waterways: 
Approx. 50,000
Ports: 
Guaiba, IIha Grande, Paranagua, Rio Grande, Santos, Sao Sebastiao, Tubarao
Pipelines: 
gas: Approx. 1000 km
Pipelines: 
oil: Approx. 4,500 km
Pipelines: 
liquid petroleum gas: Approx. 400km
Well-being
Infant Mortality: 
Approx. 23 deaths Per 1,000 live births
Life Expectancy: 
Approx. 72 years
Infectious Disease Risk: 
N/A
Food/Waterborne Diseases: 
N/A
Vectorborne Diseases: 
N/A
Size Of Labor Pool: 
Approx. 95 Million
Occupation: 
Agriculture: 20%
Occupation: 
Industry: 14%
Occupation: 
Services: 66%
Unemployment: 
Approx. 7%
Population Below Poverty Line: 
Approx. 26%