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Brazil (Port. República Federativa do Brasil)locked

  • Gerard Béhague

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Country in South America. It is bordered by all other South American countries except Chile and Ecuador, and by the Atlantic Ocean to the east. It was colonized by Portugal after 1500, but the culture of the indigenous peoples survived. São Paulo, the largest centre of production in Latin America, is its financial capital, and Rio de Janeiro its cultural capital. The official language is Portuguese....

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