Name Brazil (Cost of living)
Country ISO codes BR / BRA
Continent South America
Continent code SA
Capital Brasilia
Area 8358140
DD coordinates -14.240073 / -53.180502
DMS coordinates -14°14'24.26" S / -53°10'49.81" W
UTM coordinates 22L 264722.16743838 8424620.8663021
Total cities 7059
Flag of Brazil

Brazil on map

Brazil is a part of the South America continent. It's geographical location is subject to the ISO (International Organization for Standardization) standardization, which, for Brazil, is BR.

It's territory covers an area of 8358140 square kilometers. The country’s administration comes from Brasilia, the capital city of Brazil. On nationwide level, Portuguese is declared to be the official language(es) of the country.

On its territory, there are multiple nationalities and ethnic groups represented, such as Brazilians. Highways and other transport links are characterized by a rather right-side road traffic. Traveling by car, people can drive 2000000 km of roadways. Railway surfaces by length cover a total area of 29850 km. Brazil merchant ships, tankers, and other types of maritime transport have access to 50000 km of waterways.

Regular telecommunication operations are performed with the use of 55 prefix. Citizens and residents of the country use BRL as the main currency to purchase goods and pay for services. Most people in Brazil live according to the America/Sao_Paulo time zone, which is also the one used in Brasilia.

More about Brazil

Official languages Portuguese
Nationalities Brazilians
Road traffic Right
Domain zone .br
Phone codes 55
Currencies BRL
Life expectancy males Ø 72,0 years
Life expectancy females Ø 79,4 years
Birthrate 13,9 ‰
Deathrate 6,5 ‰
Males/Females 49,2%/50,8%


GDP 2,02 bn $
Exportations 260,13 bn $
Importations 254,72 bn $
Tourism receipts 6,13 bn $
Unemployment rate 13,7%
Inflation rate 3,73%
Corruption index 38 (bad)
Energy consumption 509,1 bn kWh

Land use

2% Urban areas 134981 km²
34% Agricultural areas 2879182 km²
59% Forest 5028562 km²
0% Water areas 157630 km²
6% Others 473045 km²


Roadways 2000000 km
Railways 29850 km
Waterways 50000 km
Commercial harbors 864
Airports 4026

Brazil cities by first letter

Filter by starting letters of the city (cities - 7059):

ISO 2 Flag Name Continent Capital Distance
PHL Flag of Philippines Philippines Asia Manila 19480 km
PLW Flag of Palau Palau Oceania - 18886 km
TWN Flag of Taiwan Taiwan Asia Taipei 18814 km
HKG Flag of Hong Kong Hong Kong Asia - 18403 km
MAC Flag of Macao Macao Asia - 18362 km
BRN Flag of Brunei Brunei Asia Bandar Seri Begawan 18305 km
GUM Flag of Guam Guam Oceania - 18074 km
MNP Flag of Northern Mariana Islands Northern Mariana Islands Oceania Saipan 17982 km
IDN Flag of Indonesia Indonesia Asia Jakarta 17911 km
MYS Flag of Malaysia Malaysia Asia Kuala Lumpur 17821 km
ISO 2 Flag Name Continent Capital Distance
BOL Flag of Bolivia Bolivia South America Sucre 1135 km
PRY Flag of Paraguay Paraguay South America Asuncion 1163 km
GUF Flag of French Guiana French Guiana South America Cayenne 2021 km
SUR Flag of Suriname Suriname South America Paramaribo 2044 km
URY Flag of Uruguay Uruguay South America Montevideo 2054 km
GUY Flag of Guyana Guyana South America - 2217 km
PER Flag of Peru Peru South America Lima 2439 km
VEN Flag of Venezuela Venezuela South America Caracas 2804 km
ARG Flag of Argentina Argentina South America Buenos Aires 2877 km
TTO Flag of Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago North America Port of Spain 2891 km

There are many ways to find how far is Brazil (BR) from other places on map, North pole, Equator or South pole, there are 2 common methods - the distance calculated in kilometers and miles by Haversine formula.

From Brazil to Haversine
North pole 11591 km 7202 mil
Equator 6059 km 3765 mil
South pole 8424 km 5235 mil
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People also ask - FAQ

The most longest distances between Brazil and Philippines is 19480 kilometers or 12104 miles.
The most smallest distances between Brazil and Bolivia is 1135 kilometers or 705 miles.
We found information about 7059 cities.
The capital of BR is Brasilia with population in 2021 over 3015270 people.
The area of Brazil (BR) is 8358140 square kilometers.
Yes, Brazil is part of the continent of South America.
Official name of BR is The Federative Republic of Brazil.
Brazil has approximately 4026 airports.