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Top 10 Interesting Facts about Brazil You Should Know
Every country in the World has its’ unique history and facts. But often there are certain facts and information which leave a reader intrigued about a certain country.
Brazil is no exception! Brazil will host the next World Olympics in 2016 and also the Football World Cup in 2014. So apart from brushing up on your general knowledge about Brazil, we give you the top 10 most interesting facts about Brazil.
Brazil is the second Soybeans producing country in the world. According to statistics, Brazil produces 27% of the World’s Soybeans.
Brazil is energy independent. In 2006, Washington Post also published an article on Brazil’s Road to Energy Independence.
Brazil has the most number of species of monkeys in the world. It is also said about Brazil that it has great biodiversity.
Brazil has the second highest Christian population in the world. The total Christian population of Brazil is 90%.
Brazil is the 5th largest country in the World by population. It’s population is 193 million and these figures are official.
Brazil has the second highest number of airports. The total number of airports in this country is 4,000.
Brazil has the fourth largest road network in the world with a total 1,751,868km in road length. They come next to China but by a huge margin.
Brazil is a 5 times winner of the FIFA World Cup. The years in which Brazil became World Champion of Football are 1958, 1962, 1994, 1970 and 2002.
If you are fond of coffee, then Brazil is the best place for you. Brazil is the best coffee producing country in the world because its climate best suits the cultivation of coffee. When it comes to quantity, Brazil also takes lead in this regard.
In Brazil, you will find most people communicating with each other in Portuguese. It even has the most highest number of Portuguese speakers than Portugal which makes Brazil the largest Portuguese speaking country. You should also know that Brazil is the only Portuguese speaking country in the Americas. More than 190 million Portuguese speaking people are located in Brazil which is almost double than the Portuguese speaking in Portugal!