South America Brazil Map

by Vishal Kumar

  Brazil is a country located in eastern South America. Covering a total area of 3,287,612 square miles, it is the fifth-largest country in the world. The estimated population is…

Political Map of Brazil


Brazil is a country located in eastern South America. Covering a total area of 3,287,612 square miles, it is the fifth-largest country in the world. The estimated population is 192,376,496.

As shown in the Brazil Political Map, Brazil is bordered on the north by Venezuela, Guyana, Suriname and French Guyana; on the north-west by Colombia; on the west by Bolivia and Peru; on the south-west by Argentina and Paraguay, and on the south it borders Uruguay. Atlantic Ocean bordering the nation on the east is also shown in the map.

The national capital, Brasilia is clearly represented in the map. Located along a plateau, it is the fourth-largest city in the nation with an estimated population of about 2,557,000. The city serves as the administrative center of the country and is designated a World Heritage Site by the UNESCO.

Sao Paulo is the largest city in Brazil and South America. With a population of 11,316,149, it is seventh-largest city in the world.

The Brazil Political Map also highlights the states and their capitals, major cities, districia, and national and international boundaries of the country. Brazil comprises twenty-six states, one federal district and municipalities.

The major states of Brazil are: Rio Gra Do Sul, Santa Cararina, Parana, Mato Grosso Do Sul, Rio de Janeiro, Espirito Santo, Minas Gerais, Bahia, Sao Paulo, Sergipe, Alagaos, Paraiba, Perhambuco, Rio Grande Do Norte, Ceara, Piaui, Maranhao, Para, Amazonas, Roraima, Acre, Rondonia, Mato Grosso and Amapa.

Brazil is the seventh-largest economy in the world. It abounds in natural resources like bauxite, manganese, iron ore, timber, uranium, phosphates, platinum, gold, iron ore, manganese, etc. Agriculture, mining and financial services contribute to the country’s GDP. The major trading partners of the country are: USA, Argentina, Mexico, Japan, China, Netherlands, Germany, and Nigeria.

The country is a Federal presidential constitutional republic. The President is both the head of state and government. At present, Dilma Rousseff is the President of Brazil and Michel Temer is the Vice-President.

Facts About Brazil

State Population : 2000-08-01 census Area(km.²) Area(mi.²) Capital
Acre 557,526 152,522 58,889 Rio Branco
Alagoas 2,822,621 27,819 10,741 Maceio
Amapa 477,032 142,816 55,142 Macapa
Amazonas 2,812,557 1,570,947 606,546 Manaus
Bahia 13,070,250 564,273 217,867 Salvador
Ceara 7,430,661 145,712 56,260 Fortaleza
Distrito Federal 2,051,146 5,802 2,240 Brasilia
Espirito Santo 3,097,232 46,047 17,779 Vitoria
Goias 5,003,228 340,118 131,320 Goiania
Maranhao 5,651,475 331,918 128,154 Sao Luis
Mato Grosso 2,504,353 903,386 348,799 Cuiaba
Mato Grosso do Sul 2,078,001 357,140 137,893 Campo Grande
Minas Gerais 17,891,494 586,552 226,469 Belo Horizonte
Para 6,192,307 1,247,703 481,741 Belem
Paraiba 3,443,825 56,341 21,753 Joao Pessoa
Parana 9,563,458 199,282 76,943 Curitiba
Pernambuco 7,918,344 98,527 38,041 Recife
Piaui 2,843,278 251,312 97,032 Teresina
Rio de Janeiro 14,391,282 43,797 16,910 Rio de Janeiro
Rio Grande do Norte 2,776,782 53,077 20,493 Natal
Rio Grande do Sul 10,187,798 281,734 108,778 Porto Alegre
Rondonia 1,379,787 237,565 91,724 Porto Velho
Roraima 324,397 224,118 86,532 Boa Vista
Santa Catarina 5,356,360 95,285 36,790 Florianopolis
Sao Paulo 37,032,403 248,177 95,822 Sao Paulo
Sergipe 1,784,475 21,962 8,480 Aracaju
Tocantins 1,157,098 277,298 107,065 Palmas
27 divisions 169,799,170 8,514,215 3,287,357


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