Salvador Brazil is a one of the major city of Brazil. It is located on the northeastern coast of the country and is the capital of Bahia, the northeast Brazilian state.For a long time the city was known to be Bahia. Salvador Brazil is the third biggest city of Brazil. It is indeed a major cultural and architectural hub, not only of Brazil, but also of Latin America.
Salvador is situated on a small, roughly triangular peninsula which breaks up Todos os Santos Bay from Atlantic Ocean. Salvador is also said to be an important export port of Brazil. It is located at the heart of the Reconcavo Baiano, a rich agricultural and industrial area. It has a wide variety of landscapes ranging from rolling mountains to splendid valley. The remarkable feature of Salvador Brazil is the escarpment which divides Salvador into the Cidade Alta and the Cidade Baixa.
The coastline of Salvador Brazil is equally varied, having majestic, sandy beaches, mangrove swamps, sea cliffs and few islands. Itaparica is the largest among them.
This Brazilian city experiences a typical tropical climate all through the year. March is the warmest month of this city. July enjoys the coolest temperatures. Through the whole year Salvador Brazil faces heavy rainfall. Salvador has a tropical forest.
According to the 2006 census report the approximate population of Salvador Brazil was 2.65 million. It is also a cultural center where many colleges and universities are set up. This Brazilian city of Salvador delivers a historic feel of the ancient Brazilian civilization. There are several museums and archaeological buildings in this city which should not be missed out during the holiday trip to Salvador. The Pelourinho (Historic Centre) is another must-visit attraction in Salvador
The transportation facilities and the carnivals been held over here also deserve mention.