Outline of Brazil

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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 reference[edit]

An enlargeable basic map of Brazil

Geography of Brazil[edit]

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 Brazil[edit]

An enlargeable satellite image of Brazil

Environment of Brazil

Natural geographic features of Brazil[edit]

Regions of Brazil[edit]

Regions of Brazil

Statistical regions[edit]

Socio-geographic divisions[edit]

Ecoregions of Brazil[edit]

List of ecoregions in Brazil

Administrative divisions of Brazil[edit]

Administrative divisions of Brazil

States of Brazil[edit]

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)
Bandeira do Acre.svg 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
Bandeira de Alagoas.svg 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
Bandeira do Amapá.svg 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
Bandeira do Amazonas.svg 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
Bandeira da Bahia.svg 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
Bandeira do Ceará.svg 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
Bandeira do Distrito Federal (Brasil).svg 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
Bandeira do Espírito Santo.svg 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
Flag of Goiás.svg 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
Bandeira do Maranhão.svg 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
Bandeira de Mato Grosso.svg 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
Bandeira de Mato Grosso do Sul.svg 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
Bandeira de Minas Gerais.svg 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
Bandeira do Pará.svg 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
Bandeira da Paraíba.svg 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
Bandeira do Paraná.svg 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
Bandeira de Pernambuco.svg 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
Bandeira do Piauí.svg 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
Bandeira do estado do Rio de Janeiro.svg 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
Bandeira do Rio Grande do Norte.svg 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
Bandeira do Rio Grande do Sul.svg 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
Bandeira de Rondônia.svg 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
Bandeira de Roraima.svg 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
Bandeira de Santa Catarina.svg 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
Bandeira do estado de São Paulo.svg 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
Bandeira de Sergipe.svg 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
Bandeira do Tocantins.svg 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 Brazil[edit]

Municipalities of Brazil

Demography of Brazil[edit]

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

Government and politics of Brazil[edit]

Politics of Brazil

Branches of government[edit]

Government of Brazil

Executive branch of the government of Brazil[edit]

Legislative branch of the government of Brazil[edit]

Judicial branch of the government of Brazil[edit]

Court system of Brazil

State-level judiciary[edit]
Federal-level judicial branch[edit]

Federal courts of Brazil

Superior courts[edit]
Second instance Courts[edit]
First instance courts[edit]

Foreign relations of Brazil[edit]

Foreign relations of Brazil

International organization membership[edit]

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

Law and order in Brazil[edit]

Law of Brazil

Military of Brazil[edit]

Military of Brazil

Local government in Brazil[edit]

Local government in Brazil

History of Brazil[edit]

Culture of Brazil[edit]

Culture of Brazil

Art in Brazil[edit]

Sports in Brazil[edit]

Sports in Brazil

Economy and infrastructure of Brazil[edit]

Economy of Brazil

Education in Brazil[edit]

Education in Brazil

Health in Brazil[edit]

Health in Brazil

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

See also[edit]

Brazil

References[edit]

  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 links[edit]

Wikimedia Atlas of Brazil

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