How to Get Around Brazil

How to Get Around Brazil

By plane There are no direct flights. All flight options from Moscow to Brazil involve a layover in Europe, usually in Paris, Frankfurt, Amsterdam or London. Together with connections, the flight takes 17 hours. In winter (Brazilian summer) charter direct flights fly. Transport According to Countries in the Box, the most common transport in the […]

Brazil Architecture

Brazil Architecture and Literature

Architecture. – In the decade 2004-14 the Brazil experienced a phase of economic growth that created the conditions for urban renewal. Over 80% of Brazilians (160 million people) live in large metropolitan areas that still suffer from the contradictions of a tumultuous, unplanned urbanization process that has generated social imbalances and inequalities. The high density […]

Brazil Architecture

Brazil Architecture

If the presence, up to relatively recent years, of only two schools of architecture (in Rio and Sao Paulo) may have acted as a factor in homogenizing the Brazilian environment, it is also necessary to remember two great differentiating factors: on the one hand the almost continental dimension of the country and the presence of […]

Brazil Arts and Culture

Brazil Arts and Culture

Figurative arts In the last twenty years Brazilian figurative art has been increasingly becoming part of the modern technical, formal and spiritual experiences of Europe, and especially of the “school of Paris”, in an attempt to assimilate those suggestions and teachings that could stimulate the formation of a properly national art. The developments of the […]

Brazil Armed Forces

Brazil Armed Forces

Army. – The military organization of Brazil is similar to that of the European standing armies. The supreme command of the land and sea forces rests with the President of the Republic who, however, in peacetime, exercises it through the Minister of War. The general staff of the army with one chief and two sub-chiefs […]

Brazil travel

Brazil Climate

A general judgment on the Brazilian climate is made complex and difficult by the vastness of the territory, which belongs to three different climatic zones and has a great variety of altimetric conditions, so that the distribution of meteorological data according to latitude is altered. It should be added that only a few stations can […]

Brazil Defense and Security

Brazil Defense and Security

If during the 1990s the majority of Latin American countries had considerably reduced their military spending, in recent years there has been a progressive increase, with a growth of over 90% in just five years (from 2003 to 2008). mainly in Colombia, Mexico, Venezuela and Brazil. A large part of this expenditure is earmarked for […]

Brazil Modern History

Brazil Modern History

The Amazon region was inhabited since 9000 BC by communities of farmers, fishermen, hunters and ranchers. In the 15th century. AD there were about four million Indians who lived there. In April 1500 the coasts of Brazil were reached by the Portuguese navigator P. Alvares Cabral, and the region was claimed and obtained by Portugal […]

Brasilia, Brazil Architecture

Brasilia, Brazil Architecture

Brazil’s economy is the leader in Latin America in various economic sectors, such as industrial, agriculture, and exports. In addition, it is a member of the BRICS bloc (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa), countries considered emerging superpowers. The nation is a member of other important economic forums both regionally and internationally, such is the case of MERCOSUR, UNASUR and CELAC as well as the G20.. Despite its high […]

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 […]

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 […]