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1. By the size of the territory, Brazil ranks 5th in the world.

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2. One of the largest cities in Brazil is Rio de Janeiro. In translation, its name means "January River". It is in this city is the statue of the Savior, which is not only the visiting card of the country, but also one of the wonders of the world.

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3. In the hearts of Brazilians miraculously get along the religiosity and passion for football. Brazil is unique in that it is fond of football 75% of the population. It is not surprising that this country did not miss a single World Cup and five times became a champion.

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4. Speaking of interesting facts about Brazil, we turn to biology. Due to fishing in this country, many people live. But only in the city of Laguna to help fishermen come dolphins. They not only bring flocks of fish to the shore, but also signal, turning around the axis, that it is time for fishermen to cast nets. The commonwealth of fishermen and dolphins is mutually beneficial - the fish in the nets is the catch of fishermen, and the swimmers from the nets are the prey of dolphins.

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5. We all heard about the Brazilians' love for dances and their carnivals, attracting tourists from all over the world. The most famous is the February carnival, held in Rio de Janeiro.

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6. Brazil is characterized by a marked stratification of the population in terms of living standards. Almost every major city in this country is surrounded by favelas. So are called the quarters inhabited by the poor and criminals. Despite the rigidity of the police, Brazil is not in a position to restore order in these neighborhoods.

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7. Many of us associate coffee with Brazil, although it appeared there only in the XVIII century. This country supplies the whole world with excellent coffee, but the Brazilians themselves remain cocoa fans.

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8. Brazil also boasts the longest and deepest river on the planet. This is one of the 7 world wonders of nature - the Amazon River.

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9. The official language in Brazil is Portuguese.

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10. Brazil is considered the world's largest supplier of apples, sugar and oranges.

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11. As in many Latin American countries, Brazilian names are formed from 3 parts. This is their own name and two surnames - mother and father.

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12. Do you remember how in one of the TV films Brazil was called a country where there are many wild monkeys? This is completely justified - there are 77 species of these wonderful animals. No other country can boast of such a variety of monkeys.

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13. Residents of South and Latin America consider the gesture of "OK" an insult - for them it represents "nothingness," "zero." In Brazil, this gesture speaks of extreme irritation or even of fury.

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14. Each country has its own customs. In Brazil, for example, a compliment will be considered a woman said on the street praise her beautiful pope. No one there and the head does not come to find it as disrespect or insult.

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15. In South America, the economy of Brazil is considered the most developed, but more than a quarter of the population of this country in 2008 lived below the poverty line.