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Brazil on the world map


ContinentSouth America
Lat/Long14.2350° S, 51.9253° W
Area8,515,767Km² / 3,287,955mi²
NeighborsSuriname, Guyana, Venezuela, Colombia, Peru, Bolivia, Paraguay, Argentina, Uruguay, French Guiana

Where is the map of Brazil on the world map?

The map shows the location of Brazil on the world map. The Federal Republic of Brazil is a country located in the east-central region of the South American continent. It is located in such a way that it shares a southern border with Uruguay, a southwest border with Argentina and Paraguay, a western border with Bolivia and Peru, a northwest border with Colombia, and a northern border with Venezuela, Guyana, Suriname, and French Guiana. In addition, it borders the Atlantic Ocean to the east. Brazil stretches between 6°N and 34°S by latitude and 28° to 74°W’ by longitude.

Brazil surrounding countries

Brazil shares borders with other countries in the region. According to the map of Brazil, ten countries border Brazil, which spans an area of 16,885 kilometers. It ranks third in the world in terms of the length of its land borders behind China and Russia. Among the South American countries, only Ecuador and Chile do not share a boundary with Brazil. Following is a list of countries neighboring Brazil:

  1. France (French Guiana)
  2. Colombia
  3. Suriname
  4. Guyana
  5. Venezuela
  6. Peru
  7. Bolivia
  8. Paraguay
  9. Argentina
  10. Uruguay

What are the Major cities of Brazil?

Brazil is the largest country in South America and full of big and small things. Brazil is a densely populated, urbanized country with many cultures and landscapes. About 90% inhabitants of Brazil live in cities out of a total population of 208 million.

1. Sao Paulo:

Even though it is not the capital of Brazil, Sao Paulo is Brazil’s financial center, making it the most powerful city.

Area: 1,521 km. sq.
Population: 3.24 crores approx.

2. Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro is Brazil’s second-largest city after Sao Paulo shown in the map of Brazil. The city of Rio is situated in southeastern Brazil.

Area: 1,260 km. sq.
Population: 63.2 lacs approx.

3. Salvador

Salvador is the third largest city in the country. Compared to other Brazilian cities, it has vintage vibes.

Area: 706 km. sq.
Population: 30 lacs approx.

4. Brasilia

Brazil’s capital city, Brasilia, is the fourth largest city. Also known as the federal district of Brazil, is built in the shape of an airplane and is located in the Brazilian highlands.

Area: 5,802 km. sq.
Population: 25 lacs approx.

5. Fortaleza

Fortaleza is the fifth largest city in the country. It is located in the northeast of Brazil. 

Area: 314 km. sq.
Population: 26 lacs approx.

6. Belo Horizonte

The city of Belo Horizonte is the sixth largest on Brazil’s map and the capital of the state of Minas Gerais.

Area: 314 km. sq.
Population: 25 lacs approx.

7. Manaus

Located on the bank of the river Negro in Northwestern Brazil, it is the capital of the Amazonas and the seventh largest city in the country. 

Area: 11,401 km. sq.
Population: 18 lacs approx.

8. Mato Grosso

The state of Mato Grosso is one of the three largest in Brazil, situated in the Central-West region.

Area: 903,357 km sq
Population: 34 lacs approx

9. Recife

It is Brazil’s fourth-largest agglomeration and the ninth-largest city in northeastern Brazil. The city of Recife is the capital of Pernambuco state and is one of Brazil’s biggest and most important cities.

Area: 218 km. sq.
Population: 15.6 lacs approx.

10. Porto Alegre

Porto Alegre lies on the banks of the Estuary of Lagao dos Patos. This city is the capital of Rio Grande do Sul, located in the southern part of the country. 

Area: 41.42 km. sq.
Population: 14.1 lacs approx.

Brazil’s climate and vegetation

In Brazil, the summer season runs from December through March, and the winter season runs from June through September. The climate in Brazil is tropical and subtropical, except for the northeast, where it is drier. The Brazilian Highlands are usually dry in the winter (May to October), and snow falls only in the southernmost states.

There are so many vegetation types in Brazil that it is incredibly diverse, and there is a colossal amount of it. Brazil is also home to a majority of greens in the world. One-third of the remaining tropical rainforests in the world are found in Brazil, which contains 60% of the Amazon rainforest.

The culture of brazil

Brazil is known internationally for its multiculturalism, which brings together a wide range of people and cultures, giving rise to a unique national identity. Brazil’s culture is predominantly Western, derived from Portuguese culture and the mingling of indigenous cultures, Portuguese colonizers, and Africans.

Most of the Brazilian population is Roman Catholic, with an estimated 65% belonging to the religion.

It is common for grown-up Brazilian children to remain with their parents until they get married, as the family is an extremely important aspect of their lives.

The Brazilian Carnival and Bumba Meu Boi are two celebrations that have become popular around the world because of this diverse cultural background. More than 1 million tourists visit Brazil annually due to its colorful culture.

Size and population of Brazil

Brazilian territory occupies an area of 8,515,767.049 km2 (3,287,956 sq mi), with 55,455 km2 (21,411 sq mi) of water. The map of Brazil witness that it is the fifth largest country in the world by area. This is also the largest country in both South America and Latin America, officially called the Federative Republic of Brazil. According to IBGE, Brazil had 214,000,000 officially resident citizens in 2022. Brazil has the seventh largest population in the world and ranks second in the Americas and Western Hemisphere.

Brazil GDP per capita

Brazil’s Gross Domestic Product per capita in 2021 was 8551.21 US dollars. Brazil has a GDP per capita equivalent to 68 percent of the global average. Analysts predict that Brazil’s GDP per capita will exceed 11200.00 USD by the end of 2022.