Brazil is officially known as the Federative Republic of Brazil. It is the largest country in both South America and Latin America and world's fifth-largest country by both area and population. Bounded by the Atlantic Ocean on the east side, Brazil has a coastline of 7,491 kilometers.
Including a vast tropical forest, a variety of ecological systems and home to diverse wildlife- Brazil is a unique environmental heritage.
Probably no other destination on earth is more exciting and animated than Rio de Janeiro. Located at one of the largest harbors and surrounded by the beautiful Sugarloaf and Corcovado mountains and famous beaches like Copacabana and Ipanema. The city’s iconic landmark is the Christ the Redeemer statue sitting atop Corcovado mountain. Straddling the border between Brazil and Argentina, Iguazu Falls is a series of magnificent waterfalls located on the Iguazu River and one of the most stunning natural wonders. The falls in and of themselves are a breathtaking spectacle.Further in the list is Salvador, one of the oldest cities in the Americas, located on the coast of the Bay of All Saints. The city offers fantastic beaches including Porto de Barra, and Stella Maris, which are ideal for swimming, sunbathing and surfing.
Charismatic Brazil is famous for its Carnaval, outrageous costumes, street dancing, and parties that carry on until dawn. One of the biggest reasons to visit the country are the music festivals and incredible theatre shows held throughout the year. Also, the Brazilian Soccer Culture is not to be missed. Soccer fans around the world mark this as the number one reason to visit Brazil.It is an integral part of the country, and residents take the sport seriously and are incredibly supportive and proud.
The land of the Samba, Soccer, rainforest, magnificent sprawling cities and unspoiled beaches. Brazil is surely a sight to behold.
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