Facts About Brazil

Geography

  • Latitude & longitude: 14.2350° S, 51.9253° W
  • Land Boundaries: 8,262.4 miles (13,297 km)
    • Argentina: 783.55 miles (1,261 km)
    • Bolivia: 2,126.95 miles (3,423 km)
    • Colombia: 1,021.53 miles (1,644 km)
    • French Guiana: 453.6 miles (730 km)
    • Guyana: 997.9 miles (1,606 km)
    • Paraguay: 848.2 miles (1,365 km)
    • Uruguay: 663.6 miles (1,068 km)
    • Venzuela: 1,367 miles (2,200 km)
  • Area: 1,269,354.1 sq miles (3,287,612 sq km)
    • Land: 1,261,086.5 sq miles (3,266,199 sq km)
    • Water: 8,266.4 sq miles (21,410 sq. km)
  • Highest Elevation: Pico da Neblina - 9,827 ft. (2,995.3 m) - located in the state of Amazonas

Political Map: Brasil is comprised of 27 federal units, 26 states and 1 capital district. The country's capital city of Brasilia is located in the capital district. The states are: Acre, Alagoas, Amapá, Amazonas, Bahia, Ceará, Capital District (Brasilia), Espírito Santo, Goiás, Maranhão, Mato Grosso, Mato Grosso do Sul, Minas Gerais, Pará, Paraiba, Paraná, Pernambuco, Piauí, Rio de Janeiro, Rio Grande do Norte, Rio Grande do Sur, Rondônia, Roraima, Santa Catarina, Sãn Paulo, Sergipe, and Tocantins.

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