Brazil in brief
Exotic belly dancers, the lively carnival of Rio de Janeiro, great footballers and dancing the samba. That is where most associate with the country Brazil. But the country has many more highlights that you can explore. Maybe Brazil is the destination for your next vacation.
Brazil is officially the Federative Republic of Brazil. It is located in South America and borders including Venezuela, Peru, Argentina and the Atlantic Ocean. Brazil has an area of 8.5 square kilometers and is the largest country in South America and the fifth largest country in the world. You’ll hear a lot of Portuguese, because that is the official language. In addition, many Brazilians also speak English, Italian and / or Spanish.
The capital city is Brasilia. This town contains many historic buildings. It is therefore one of the finest modernist cities in the world and it can easily be visited in one day.
Other beautiful cities are Rio de Janeiro with its churches, monasteries, museums and football stadiums and the large and exciting Sao Paulo. Do not forget the most vivid and musical city in Brazil: Salvador’s historic center Pelourinho.
Furthermore, Brazil has beautiful forests, clear rivers and rugged caves and a beach culture, with many water sports.
It is great to look at salsa dancers and belly dancers. But it’s also great for audiences to witness the sport capoeira. This is a mix of dance, gymnastics and martial arts. Capoeira originated in the region of Bahia, but is widely practiced in the country.