|Area||8,511,965 sq km|
|Population||190,010,647 (July 2007 est.)|
|Religion||Roman Catholic (nominal) 80%|
|Electricity||In general 127V/60Hz with some cities using 220V/60Hz (North American or European plug); 110V/60Hz has been confirmed in use in Sao Paulo and most other sites do not mention 127V, but 110V.|
|Time Zone||UTC -3 (-2 to -4)|
Brazil (Portuguese: Brasil), , is the largest country in South America and fifth largest in the world. Famous for its football (soccer) tradition and its annual Carnaval in Rio de Janeiro, Salvador, Recife and Olinda. It is a country of great diversity, from the bustling urban mosaic of São Paulo to the infinite cultural energy of Pernambuco and Bahia, the wilderness of the Amazon rainforest and world-class landmarks such as the Iguaçu Falls, there is plenty to see and to do in Brazil.