Officially the Federative Republic of Brazil, this country is located in South America. Thanks to its total area of 8.5 million square kilometres, Brazil is the biggest country in this part of the world. Additionally, it has a total population of 211 million people, which makes it the fifth-largest country by area and the sixth-most populous in the world. The capital is Brasilia, while the most populated city is Sao Paulo.
Brazil has an eastern coastline that is over 7,400 kilometres long and borders with the Atlantic Ocean to the east. Due to the fact that it occupies over 47% of the continent’s land area, Brazil borders with all countries in the region, except Chile and Ecuador, which is a truly mesmerizing fact. Due to the mass immigration that happened throughout history, Brazil is also known as one of the most multicultural nations.
As for Brazil's economy, this country is classified as an upper-middle-income economy. It has the largest share of global wealth in South America. It has been the largest producer of coffee for the last one and a half century and on the international ranks, Brazil is classified as an emerging power. By nominal, Brazil has the 12th largest GDP in the world.