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About Brazil

    Where is Brazil?

    Flag of Brazil Eastern South America, bordering the Atlantic Ocean

    Capital: Brasilia Coordinates: 15° 46" South, 47° 54" West
    Map of Brazil

    What is the Brazil weather like?

    Mostly tropical, but temperate in south

    Traveling to Brazil

    Traveling by air

    There are 4,093 airports in Brazil, 698 of which are paved.

    There are 13 heliports in Brazil.

    Traveling by car

    There are 1,580,964 Km of highways in Brazil.

    Traveling by water

    There are 50,000 Km of waterways in Brazil.

    The most important ports and harbours are in major seaport(s): Belem, Paranagua, Rio Grande, Rio de Janeiro, Santos, Sao Sebastiao, Tubarao

    river port(s): Manaus (Amazon)

    dry bulk cargo port(s): Sepetiba ore terminal

    container ports (TEUs): Santos (2,985,922), Itajai (983,985)(2011)

    oil/gas terminal(s): DTSE/Gegua oil terminal, Ilha Grande (Gebig), Guaiba Island terminal, Guamare oil terminal

    LNG terminal(s) (import): Pecem, Rio de Janiero.

    Traveling by train

    There are 28,538 Km of railways in Brazil.