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Overview

The climate of Brazil is humid throughout the year in the Amazon basin (27.4 C in Mananus), August and September are, however, a little less rain. The interior plateau is characterized by savanna climate, especially dry in the northeast (Pernambucom Bay). Temperature differences between the austral summer (November to April) and winter (May to October) accumulate in the coastal plain, in Rio de Janeiro in particular, where January and February are the hottest months and rainy. South of Sao Paulo begins a more temperate subtropical zone, with cool winters sometimes have ice, even snow. Capital: Brasilia

Population: 112240000

Nine-tenths of the Brazilian population is concentrated in coastal areas. Basically in the center and south (Belo Horizonte, Rio de Janeiro, Porto Alegre and other southern capital), and also, although to a lesser extent in the eastern horn of Brazil (Salbador, Recife, Fortaleza), which is the region called Northeast.

Language: Portuguese

Religion: Catholicism.

Government: Federal republic with presidential government.

States and territories: 21 states, four federal territories (Amazon) and 1 federal district (Brasilia)

Currency: Cruzeiro, divided into 100 cents.

Getting there

The plane is imposed if time is short. Inside the country, but you can travel by car, train, or bus, the 450 km separating Rio de Sao Paulo or Belo Horizonte and historic towns of Minas Gerais, soon becomes cumbersome to do long runs. The network is spatially dense air. There are flights linking virtually continuous Rio, Sao Paulo, Brasilia and Belo Horizonte. For the most important journeys, sometimes prices vary with the speed of flight.

Southeast and south.

Most important.

River and vicinity.

Rio de Janeiro is considered one of the most beautiful cities in the world. The statue of Christ the Redeemer with open arms on Guanabara seems bless nature lavishes on beaches, sea, forests, hills, weather, and color. No waiting for the carnival to hear the sound of gushing clothiers in the corners of the center or in the bars in vogue from the beaches of the south. The carioca transpires walking pace, in dance, speech, and music, but Rio de Janeiro is not made only of beauty, and joy. Its architecture, its universities, museums and theaters, who offer the search for a cultural life of the richest and updated.

State of Sao Paulo

Sao Paulo is the biggest resort, and the economic capital of Brazil .. They are 1493 square miles of buildings, hills, valleys, green areas and 17 million. Founded in 1554 by Portuguese Jesuits. His first contract was a school. The beginning of its expansion came in 1827, with the construction of the Law School “Largo Sao Francisco”. The expansion of the coffee crop, attracted immigrants who helped change the city even more. This mixture of many peoples think specialization restaurants.

From the top of the 42nd floor of the building can be seen throughout Italy City: house and buildings of various architectural styles. It offers several options and spatially streets dedicated to trade

The South Region

The states of the southern region of Brazil are a separate chapter in regard to the manner of occupation of land along the country’s history. Large farms typical of colonial Brazil, disorderly cultivated for export products, not flourished in the south. And in the S XIX with the arrival of large numbers of European immigrants, led to the origin of the small property with old methods worked and thoroughly applied. Inside of Paran, in the Itajai River Valley (Santa Catalina) or in the region of the grape and wine in Rio Grande do Sul The migrant modify the landscape, customs and integral introduced their lifestyle to that of a human type as different as the gaucho occupied borders Argentina and Uruguay, for some time devoted to tasks of immense herds of cattle graze. On the coast, where Portuguese was initially installed in fortified places, flourishes today a trail of beaches eagerly disputed by tourists, ranging from cities and Caioba Guaratuba in Parana, to the placid waters of Costa Dulce in Rio Grande do Sul, to Santa Catalina spas, the most visited by tourists in southern Brazil. The inside reserves, attractions Vila Vella, set of rock formations formed over millions of years by erosion, a few km. Ponta Grossa. Or Iguazu Falls on the border of Brazil, Argentina and Paraguay. Or Quedas Sete (seven waterfalls), a phenomenon destined to disappear in the medium term, with the completion of construction of the Itaipu power station. Further south are the ruins of the Jesuit missions. Their capitals are: Curitiba, Florianopolis and Porto Alegre.

Florianopolis.

Florianopolis captive by the splendor of the beaches, the taste of the cuisine and the beauty of lace crafts, ceramic and wicker. Contested by Spanish, Belgian and Dutch, was occupied in S. Azorean XVIII, who left their mark on the colorful architecture, festivities folk in museums and in the churches. In its jagged coastline, beaches are 42 and 2 lakes, hills, swamps and small islands. There you can appreciate the “Festa da Tainha” on “Barra da Lagoa”, do cayak and surfing in the Lagoa da Concicao, participate in tournaments in Praia Joaquina surf and sail in Praia Veiras Canas, visit the Parque Municipal da Lagoa do Peri, home to otters and alligators, swim in the green waters of Praia dos Ingleses.

Curitiva

Curitiba is a city with great places, and vast green spaces in the heart of the city, with boulevards and streets with flowers. The city is populated by descendants of German immigrants, Poles and Italians, who are almost 1000000 inhabitants, which left their cultural and traditional brands. One place, as is traditional the Santa Happiness, populated by Italians. Its average temperature is 17 C, so it has an ideal climate for tourism.

Foz do Iguazu.

It lies on the border with Argentina and Paraguay. This a few miles from one of the largest shows in the world: Iguazu Falls, in Iguazu National Park, huge forest reserve. In the place where the Iguazu River, which is about 4 km before. wide, narrow, measuring about 100 mts., fall into semicircle 275 waterfalls, some with almost 100 meters high. This shows presents various observation angles, from vantage points, walks, boat, and even by helicopter. The city of Foz de Iguazu (130 000 inhabitants and a gateway to the region) has also other interesting attractions. In Guaira, 300 km. north (by road) is the starting point towards the Seven’ll want (Seven Falls) Paran River, another dazzling show. The construction of hydroelectric Itapu caused the disappearance, in the medium term, the falls.

Northeast

The best months to visit this region are July, August and September.

Its main cities are Recife, Salvador, Sao Luis, Natal, Cabedelo, TIBAO do Sul, Uniao dos Palmares, Fortaleza, Juazeiro do Norte, all these cities are highlighted, among other things, its excellent and varied cuisine.

Recife

Recife, with its canals and bridges over the river and Capiberibe Beberibe, has some similarities to Amsterdam, which was the seat of government between 1630 and 1653, a period when the country was dominated by Holland. But aside from the canals, this city offers other attractions including beautiful beaches, great architectural heritage and a rich folk culture. The churches of Santo Antnio, 1606 and N.S. do Carmo, 1663, are important examples of Baroque religious art. The “Museum of Clay” and “Festival da Ciranda” reveal two aspects of folk art, dance and sculpture. As for the beaches along the 7 miles of Boa Viagem most tourist Recife exposed to the sun and the breeze. Here are the best hotels and restaurants, plus kiosks jogging tracks and illuminated at night. South of the city, and Calhetas Gaibu keep air of innocence and are preferred by artists.

Natal, and TIBAO Cabedelo do Sul

Cabedelo is a port city north of Joo Pessoa with red sand beaches and a landscape with coconut trees, which still preserves monuments of the sixteenth century. In periods of red tide, comes before the “Praia da Canbohina”, the “Ilha da Areia Veremelha”, 3 km. extension, which is worth visiting by boat or raft. “Tibau do Sul”, and on the coast of Rio Grande do Norte, offers new attractions. In the “Pipa”, which integrates European tourist itineraries, you can see, with a little luck, dolphins games around the bays. In Natal, the sun is intense and is accompanied by a gentle breeze. It has huge dunes. Natal also offers the taste of food, and nightlife with many shows and dances. You can also visit the base of rocket launch “Barrera do Inferno”, the first in Latin America.

Amazon and Midwest.

Avoid visiting this area during the wettest months (December to March). The temperature and humidity do not vary significantly during the rest of the year. The area has hostile roads and boat trips. The main city of this zone is Brasilia, being the capital of the country, as it is an area that has no beaches, the main attraction of Brazil.