Name: Federative Republic of Brazil
Region: South America
Currency: Real (BRL)
Official language: Portugese
Surface area: 8514877 sq.km
Capital city: Brasília
UN Membership date: October 24, 1945
Tourism: World Heritage Sites:
Brasília, Atlantic Forest Southeast Reserves, Central Amazon Conservation Complex, Discovery Coast Atlantic Forest Reserves, Historic Centre of Salvador de Bahia, Historic Centre of São Luís, Historic Centre of the Town of Diamantina, Historic Centre of the Town of Olinda, Serra da Capivara National Park etc..
The country had 5.2 million visitors in 2008
Brazil has places for all types of tourism like cutural tourism in its vast number of cities, nature and eco tourism in Amazon forests,and leisure and recreation tourism in its vast number of beaches.