Brazil's flagLocation: South America
Official name: Federative Republic of Brazil
Formation (date of independence / date current borders were established): 1822 / 1828
Capital city: Brasília
Population: 195 million / 60 people per sq mile (23 people per sq km)
Total land area: 3,286,470 square miles (8,511,965 square km)
Language(s) spoken: Portuguese (official language), German, Italian, Spanish, Polish, Japanese, Amerindian Language(s) spoken:
Main religions: Roman Catholic 74%, Protestant 15%, Atheist 7%, Other 3%, Afro-American Spiritist 1%
Ethnic mix: White 54%, Mixed race 38%, Black 6%, Other 2%
Government type: Presidential system
Currency: Real = 100 centavos
Literacy rate: 90%
Calorie consumption (daily per person): 3099 kilocalories

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