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Brazil - the largest country in South America, encompassing around half of the continent's land area and population. Brazil and its more than 165 million people share the largest rainforest in the world, the Amazon; the world’s richest swampland ecosystem, the Pantanal; the spectacular waterfalls of Iguassu Falls, shared with Argentina; the island archipelago and diving paradise of Fernando de Noronha; the culturally and historically rich state of Bahia with its many sub-destinations like Salvador, Praia do Forte, Chapada Diamantina (including Lencois and Mucuge), Itacare, Morro de Sao Paulo and Porto Seguro (including Trancoso and Arraial DAjuda); and the world’s most sensual cosmopolitan destination, Rio de Janeiro with its sub-destinations – the City of Rio de Janeiro, Buzios, Paraty and Itaipava.
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Describing Brazil in a few words is a magnanimous challenge, as it is a deliciously complex and extensive country. Brazil is certainly carnival, soccer, samba, beaches, beautiful people, exotic fruit and sumptuous dishes. Additionally, it is ecosystems, mountains, rivers, canyons, rain forests, jungles, swamplands and waterfalls. Above all, Brazil is arguably the world’s greatest melting pot of cultures.
Brazil is many countries, landscapes, cultures, ideologies, histories and stories. One finds strong traces of European, African, Asian, modern North American and indigenous Indian heritage. What differentiates Brazil is that these varied influences have fused to create the contemporary Brazilian culture.
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Brazil is the fifth largest country in the world, both in land area and population, it occupies more than half of the South American continent and borders almost all of its countries, with the exception of Ecuador and Chile.
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- the largest rainforest in the world, the Amazon
- the world’s richest swampland ecosystem, the Pantanal
- the spectacular waterfalls of Iguassu Falls
- the island archipelago and diving paradise of Fernando de Noronha
- the culturally and historically rich state of Bahia with its many destinations :