Brazil Country Facts

Brazil Country Facts

Country facts Official name: Federative Republic of Brazil License plate: BR ISO-3166: BR, BRA (76) Internet domain:.br Currency: 1 Real (R $) = 100 Centavos Area: 8 515 770 km² Population (2018): 209.5 million Capital: Brasília Official language (s): Portuguese Form of government: Presidential Federal Republic Administrative division: 26 states and federal district of the […]

Argentina Travel Advice

Argentina Travel Advice

General travel information for Argentina Continent: South America Geographical location: southern South America, located in the southern hemisphere Highest elevation: Aconcagua (6961 m above sea level) Longest river: Río Colorado (1114 km) Form of government: Federal Republic System of Government: Presidential democracy Languages: Spanish Neighboring countries: Bolivia, Paraguay, Brazil, Uruguay Capital: Buenos Aires Area: Approx. […]

Bolivia Travel Advice

Bolivia Travel Advice

General travel information for Bolivia Continent: South America Geographical location: Central South America, located in the southern hemisphere Highest elevation: Sajama (6542 m above sea level) Longest river: Río Mamoré (1170 km) Form of government: Republic System of Government: Presidential system Languages: Spanish (official language), plus 36 indigenous languages including Quechua, Aymara and Guaraní Neighboring […]

Chile Travel Advice

Chile Travel Advice

General travel information for Chile Continent: South America Geographical location: Southern South America, located in the southern hemisphere Highest elevation: Ojos del Salado (6893 m above sea level) Longest river: Río Loa (443 km) Form of government: Republic System of Government: Presidential democracy Languages: Spanish Neighboring countries: Bolivia, Peru, Brazil, Argentina Capital: Santiago de Chile […]

Peru Travel Advice

Peru Travel Advice

General travel information for Peru Continent: South America Geographical location: Northwestern South America, on the Pacific coast Highest point: Nevado Huascarán (6768 m above sea level) Longest river: Río Ucayali (1771 km) Form of government: Constitutional Republic System of Government: Semi-presidential system Languages: Quechua, Aimara and Spanish Neighboring countries: Ecuador, Brazil, Chile, Bolivia, Colombia Capital: […]

Lima Reserve Park

Lima, Peru Travel Guide

Lima is Peru’s fantastic and diverse capital, home to as many as 7.2 million inhabitants. This means that over a quarter of Peru’s population lives in Lima. The city was founded on January 18, 1535 by Spanish Francisco Pizarro. When it was founded, the city was actually called “Ciudad de los Reyes” , which means […]

Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro

Rio, the city that lives life all year round, is Brazil’s second largest with about 13 million if you count the entire metropolitan area. The name actually means the January River in Portuguese and was also discovered by Portuguese merchants in the 16th century. The city is divided into four zones and a total of […]