Brazil is the largest country in South America. But did you know๐Ÿค” that this country was named after a tree,๐ŸŒณ Brazilwood? Surprising right?

You must have heard of the famous giant Anaconda.๐Ÿ Guess where itโ€™s found? The Amazon river which flows๐ŸŒŠ through Brazil and around 60% of the Amazon Rainforest is located in Brazil.

This country is one of the leading producers of hydroelectric power.๐Ÿ’ก The Itaipu Dam is the second-largest hydroelectric producer in the world with a length of 7.7 kilometers and a height of 196 meters.๐Ÿ˜ฎ

Brazil has won the World Cup soccerโšฝ finals five times, more than any other nation and has produced some of the best players. The most famous of all is Edson Arantes do Nascimento, better known as Pelรฉ.๐Ÿƒโ€โ™‚ (If you donโ€™t know him, Google him).

Fun Facts

๐Ÿ‘‰ It borders every South American country except Ecuador and Chile. (Globe๐ŸŒ time!!!)

๐Ÿ‘‰ This country covers three different time zones.๐Ÿง

๐Ÿ‘‰ Brazil has the fifth largest population in the world estimated to be over 20 crore people.๐Ÿ˜ฎ

๐Ÿ‘‰ Brazil is the country with the largest catholic population in the entire world.

๐Ÿ‘‰ Brazil has the largest lusophone population in the world. Whatโ€™s a lusophone? A lusophone is a Portuguese speaker.๐Ÿคฏ

๐Ÿ‘‰ Brazil is the first country of South America to accept women into its armed force.๐Ÿ’‚โ€โ™€

๐Ÿ‘‰ The Monumental Axis is the widest road of the earth. On this road, 160 cars๐Ÿš˜ can drive side by side.

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