Outline of Brazil

Brazil (orthographic projection).svg
An enlargeable relief map of the Federative Republic of Brazil

The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to Brazil:

Brazil – largest country in both South America and the Latin America region. It is the world's fifth largest country, both by geographical area, 8.5 million km², and by population, with over 206 million people.[1][2] It is the largest lusophone country in the world, and the only one in the Americas.[2]

General referenceEdit

 
An enlargeable basic map of Brazil

Geography of BrazilEdit

 
An enlargeable topographic map of Brazil

Geography of Brazil

  Bolivia 3,423 km
  Peru 2,995 km
  Venezuela 2,200 km
  Colombia 1,644 km
  Guyana 1,606 km
  Paraguay 1,365 km
  Argentina 1,261 km
  Uruguay 1,068 km
  French Guiana 730 km
  Suriname 593 km
  • Coastline: 7,491 km

Environment of BrazilEdit

 
An enlargeable satellite image of Brazil

Environment of Brazil

Natural geographic features of BrazilEdit

Regions of BrazilEdit

Regions of Brazil

Statistical regionsEdit

Socio-geographic divisionsEdit

Ecoregions of BrazilEdit

List of ecoregions in Brazil

Administrative divisions of BrazilEdit

Administrative divisions of Brazil

States of BrazilEdit

States of Brazil

Flag State Abbreviation Capital Area (km2) Area (sq mi) Population (2014) Density (per km2, 2014) Density (per sq mi, 2014) GDP (billion R$ and % total, 2012) GDP per capita (R$, 2012) HDI (2010) Literacy (2014) Infant mortality (2014) Life expectancy (years, 2014)
  Acre AC Rio Branco 152,581.4 58,912 790,101 4.47 13 9.629 (0.2%) 12,690 0.663 94% 1.6% 75.4
  Alagoas AL Maceió 27,767.7 10,721 3,321,730 112.3 309 29.545 (0.7%) 9,333 0.631 90% 1.7% 73.5
  Amapá AP Macapá 142,814.6 55,151 750,912 4.69 13 10.420 (0.2%) 14,914 0.708 99% 1.6% 75.4
  Amazonas AM Manaus 1,570,745.7 606,470 3,873,743 2.23 6 64.120 (1.7%) 17,855 0.674 96% 1.9% 73.7
  Bahia BA Salvador 564,692.7 218,030 15,126,371 24.82 69 167.727 (3.8%) 11,832 0.660 91% 2.0% 74.3
  Ceará CE Fortaleza 148,825.6 57,462 8,842,791 56.8 153 90.132 (2.0%) 10,473 0.682 93% 1.65% 74.9
  Distrito Federal DF Brasília 5,822.1 2,249.9 2,852,372 444.66 1,268 171.236 (3.9%) 64,653 0.824 98.8% 0.65% 79.8
  Espírito Santo ES Vitória 46,077.5 17,791 3,885,049 76.25 218 107.329 (2.2%) 29,996 0.740 99% 0.48% 80.1
  Goiás GO Goiânia 340,086.7 131,310 6,523,222 17.65 49 123.926 (2.4%) 20,134 0.735 97% 0.9% 75.9
  Maranhão MA São Luís 331,983.3 128,180 6,850,884 19.81 53 58.920 (1.2%) 8,760 0.639 90% 1.9% 72.5
  Mato Grosso MT Cuiabá 903,357.9 348,790 3,224,357 3.36 9 80.830 (1.5%) 25,945 0.725 94% 1.3% 74.6
  Mato Grosso do Sul MS Campo Grande 357,125.0 137,890 2,619,657 6.86 19 54.471 (1.0%) 21,744 0.729 97% 0.7% 76.1
  Minas Gerais MG Belo Horizonte 586,528.3 226,460 20,734,097 33.41 91 403.551 (9.2%) 20,324 0.731 98.6% 0.61% 78.7
  Pará PA Belém 1,247,689.5 481,740 8,073,924 6.07 16 91.009 (1.9%) 11,678 0.646 94% 1.6% 74.2
  Paraíba PB João Pessoa 56,439.8 21,792 3,943,885 66.70 180 38.731 (0.8%) 10,151 0.658 92% 1.7% 74.1
  Paraná PR Curitiba 199,314.9 76,956 11,081,692 52.40 143 255.927 (5.8%) 24,194 0.749 98% 0.7% 77.8
  Pernambuco PE Recife 98,311.6 37,958 9,277,727 89.62 244 117.340 (2.3%) 13,138 0.673 92% 1.9% 74.8
  Piauí PI Teresina 251,529.2 97,726 3,194,178 12.4 32 25.721 (0.5%) 8,137 0.646 90% 1.8% 72.7
  Rio de Janeiro RJ Rio de Janeiro 43,696.1 16,871 16,461,173 365.23 975 504.221 (11.5%) 31,064 0.761 99% 1.3% 77.1
  Rio Grande do Norte RN Natal 52,796.8 20,385 3,408,510 59.99 167 39.544 (0.9%) 12,249 0.684 95.1% 1.38% 76.7
  Rio Grande do Sul RS Porto Alegre 281,748.5 108,780 11,207,274 37.96 103 277.658 (6.3%) 25,779 0.746 99% 0.4% 79.3
  Rondônia RO Porto Velho 237,576.2 91,729 1,748,531 6.58 19 29.362 (0.6%) 13,075 0.690 94.6% 1.85% 73.7
  Roraima RR Boa Vista 224,299.0 86,602 496,936 2.01 5 7.314 (0.2%) 15,557 0.707 94.5% 1.51% 73.5
  Santa Catarina SC Florianópolis 95,346.2 36,813 6,727,148 65.27 182 177.276 (4.0%) 27,771 0.774 99% 0.30% 81
  São Paulo SP São Paulo 248,209.4 95,834 44,035,304 166.23 459 1,408.904 (32.1%) 33,624 0.783 99% 0.45% 79.8
  Sergipe SE Aracaju 21,910.3 8,459.6 2,219,514 94.36 262 27.823 (0.6%) 13,180 0.665 93% 1.8% 73.0
  Tocantins TO Palmas 277,620.9 107,190 1,496,880 4.98 13 19.530 (0.4%) 13,775 0.699 94% 1.7% 74.5
Municipalities of BrazilEdit

Municipalities of Brazil

Demography of BrazilEdit

Demographics of Brazil For demographics data, see chart presented under "States of Brazil", above.

Government and politics of BrazilEdit

Politics of Brazil

Branches of governmentEdit

Government of Brazil

Executive branch of the government of BrazilEdit

Legislative branch of the government of BrazilEdit

Judicial branch of the government of BrazilEdit

Court system of Brazil

State-level judiciaryEdit
Federal-level judicial branchEdit

Federal courts of Brazil

Superior courtsEdit
Second instance CourtsEdit
First instance courtsEdit

Foreign relations of BrazilEdit

Foreign relations of Brazil

International organization membershipEdit

The Federative Republic of Brazil is a member of:[3]

Law and order in BrazilEdit

Law of Brazil

Military of BrazilEdit

Military of Brazil

Local government in BrazilEdit

Local government in Brazil

History of BrazilEdit

Culture of BrazilEdit

Culture of Brazil

Art in BrazilEdit

Sports in BrazilEdit

Sports in Brazil

Economy and infrastructure of BrazilEdit

Economy of Brazil

Education in BrazilEdit

Education in Brazil

Health in BrazilEdit

Health in Brazil

  • MORHAN: Movimento de Reintegração das Pessoas Atingidas pela Hanseníase, Movement of Reintegration of Persons Afflicted by Hansen's disease

See alsoEdit

Brazil

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ IBGE. 2011 Population Projection
  2. ^ a b "Geography of Brazil". Central Intelligence Agency. 2008. Retrieved 2008-06-03.
  3. ^ "Brazil". The World Factbook. United States Central Intelligence Agency. July 2, 2009. Retrieved July 23, 2009.

External linksEdit

  Wikimedia Atlas of Brazil

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