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Brazil General Profile
Official Name:  Federative Republic of Brazil
Capital:  Brasilia (Current local time)
Government Type:  Federal Republic
Chief of State:  Dilma Vana Rousseff, President
Population:  201.1 million
Area:  3,290,000 square miles; slightly smaller than the U.S.
Languages:  Portuguese (official), Spanish, English, French
Literacy:  Total Population: [88.6%]; Male: [88.4%]; Female: [88.8%]
GDP Per Capita:  $10,900 (2010 est.)
Year of Independence:  1822
Government Web site:  www.brasil.gov.br
Brazil's Flag: Officially adopted on November 15, 1889, the flag is green, symbolic of Brazil's lush fields and forests, and its primary feature is a large yellow diamond, symbolic of Brazil's wealth in gold, and in its center floats a blue celestial globe. It includes 27 white five-pointed stars (one for each state and the Federal District) arranged in the same pattern as the night sky over Brazil. The globe displays a white equatorial band with the motto ORDEM E PROGRESSO (translated to Order and Progress).


Resources
Links to websites providing general historical, statistical, economic, cultural and updated news information about Brazil.
Links to websites providing specific information about Brazil in the areas of economics, education, energy, government, health, human rights, geography, populations/demographics, travel and moving to Brazil.
Links to websites providing international perspectives on Brazil trade (e.g., customs clearance, trade requirements, etc.) and Brazilian government trade and investment-related web resources (in English).
Links to global trade development organization websites (e.g., WTO, IMF, World Bank, etc.).
Links to Brazilian government websites containing relevant information, separated by language.
Link to paper distributed by Ministry of External Relations.
Tools
Current Local Time
Current local time in Brasilia D.F. Brazil
Brazil Domestic Calling Codes (DDD)
Area codes for all cities in Brazil
Brazil Postal Codes (CEP)
Brazil domestic postal codes provided by Brazilian Postal Service
Online Metric Converter
Temperature, Length, Area, Volume, Weight -- Use webmaster tools to add to website -- Metric Conversions Webmaster Tools


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