It is the fifth largest country by geographical area, occupying nearly half of South America,the fifth most populous country, and the fourth most populous democracy in the world.Bounded by the Atlantic Ocean on the eas.

A land of magnificent beaches, vast rain forests and music-fueled cities, Brazil bears an astounding variety of natural and cultural wonders. This is the world’s largest country in the tropics, and the only limit to a journey here is your imagination.

Setting the stage are idyllic, unspoiled islands such as Ilha do Mel or Ilha Grande, pristine stretches of coastline fronting emerald seas, and jewel-box colonial towns like Ouro Prêto or Olinda.

Then you have the cities: Brasilia, the futuristic inland capital; Salvador, historic and colorful pearl of the northeast; megalopolis-with-the-mostest São Paulo and - of course - Rio de Janeiro. Spectacular, sassy, simply unforgettable - you'll run out of superlatives trying to do this cidade maravilhosa (marvellous city) justice.

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