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.
Note : Population
|State||Population : 2000-08-01 census||Area(km.²)||Area(mi.²)||Capital|
|Mato Grosso do Sul||2,078,001||357,140||137,893||Campo Grande|
|Minas Gerais||17,891,494||586,552||226,469||Belo Horizonte|
|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|
|Sao Paulo||37,032,403||248,177||95,822||Sao Paulo|
: 2000-08-01 census.
Last Updated On : October 6, 2017