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Brazil - BR / BRA

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 location on map

Information about Brazil

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 facts

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%

Where to fly from Brazil

Flight direction Origin airport Destination airport Airline Flight № Transfers Return transfers Duration Price
Sao Paulo (BR) - Miami (US) GRU MIA AA 930 0 0 515 891,00$
Rio De Janeiro (BR) - Buenos Aires (AR) GIG AEP AR 1263 0 0 200 165,00$
Porto Alegre (BR) - Buenos Aires (AR) POA AEP G3 1235 1 0 725 182,00$
Porto Alegre (BR) - Buenos Aires (AR) POA AEP AR 3246 0 0 105 304,00$
Porto Alegre (BR) - Montevideo (UY) POA MVD AD 8740 0 0 90 230,00$
Rio De Janeiro (BR) - Montevideo (UY) GIG MVD G3 9456 0 0 185 243,00$
Sao Paulo (BR) - Montevideo (UY) GRU MVD LA 8016 0 0 160 456,00$
Recife (BR) - Buenos Aires (AR) REC AEP G3 1885 2 0 715 306,00$
Rio De Janeiro (BR) - Lima (PE) GIG LIM LA 2419 0 0 350 325,00$
Sao Paulo (BR) - Lima (PE) GRU LIM LA 2383 0 0 320 499,00$
Updated 30.09.2022

BR economy

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

BR 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

BR transport

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

Brazil cities by first letter

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From Brazil to other countries distance

ISO 2 Flag Name Continent Capital Distance
AZE Flag of Azerbaijan Azerbaijan Asia Baku 11931 km
BIH Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina Europe Sarajevo 9635 km
BRB Flag of Barbados Barbados North America Bridgetown 3129 km
BHR Flag of Bahrain Bahrain Asia - 12051 km
BRN Flag of Brunei Brunei Asia Bandar Seri Begawan 18305 km
DZA Flag of Algeria Algeria Africa Algiers 7545 km
HKG Flag of Hong Kong Hong Kong Asia - 18403 km
IRN Flag of Iran Iran Asia Tehran 12417 km
JOR Flag of Jordan Jordan Asia Amman 10852 km
KEN Flag of Kenya Kenya Africa Nairobi 10130 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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1208701 Cities
41339 Airports

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 2022 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.