ADMINISTRATIVE / COMMERCIAL CAPITAL: Brasília
Brazil is the largest country in South America and the fifth largetst country in the world. With a total area of 8,514,876.599 km2, Brazil shares a border with every country in South America except for Ecuador and Chile.
A population of close to 192 Million. Muslims account for about 0.01% of the population.
Brazil has six climatic regions but most of the country is tropical. Generally the average temperature is about 25 °C.
Portuguese is the official language. English is widely used as well.
GMT -2 hrs to -4 hrs throughout the year
General: 9 AM to 5 PM
Independence Day: September 7th
May Day: May 1st
Republic Day: November 15th
Christmas: December 25th
New Year's Day: January 1st
IMPORTANT PHONE NUMBERS
Police/ Emergencies: 190