Brazil Country in South America information and photo #Brazil – Brazil flag, maps, people, coloring pages and more. Brazil, a vast South American country, stretches from the Amazon Basin in the north to vineyards and massive Iguaçu Falls in the south. Rio de Janeiro, symbolized by its 38m Christ the Redeemer statue atop Mt. Corcovado, is famed for its busy Copacabana and Ipanema beaches as well as its enormous, raucous Carnival festival, featuring parade floats, flamboyant costumes and samba.
Currency: Brazilian real
Population: 200.4 million (2013) World Bank
President: Dilma Rousseff
Official language: Portuguese