Brazilian History

Parent Category: History of South America
Brazilian history dates back to the first arrival of humans in South America. Brazil was discovered by Pedro Alvarez Cabral in 1500. It stayed as a Portuguese colony until its independence in 1889.
Brazil, Mozambique, Angola, Portugal, Guinea-Bissau, East Timor,Equatorial Guinea, Macau, Cape Verde, and São Tomé and Príncipemakes ten countries.
In the first January 1502, portuguese sailors, saw a nice Bay. Believing that was the end of a big river, they gave the name RIO that means river in Portugues, and Janeiro that is January also in Portuguese. The city was founded in 1565 by Estacio de Sa, with the name, Sao Sebastiao do Rio de...
Well, acording to IBGE it had 551.000 people in 2009 in cuiabá- MT, Brazil
Brazil and Uruguay were colonized by Portugal.
Brazil is the 5th largest country on the world. Russia, Canada,China, USA and Brazil. Russia is twice larger than Brazil. Canada, China and USA are approximately 1 million sq km larger than Brazil.
In the year 1960 Brasilia officially was designated and inaugurated as Brazil's capital city. In order to be in compliance with the Brazilian constitution was the official reason that was given by the government for changing the location of the country's national capital. Specifically, in 1956,...
The capital of Brazil is Brasília. The capital cities are: Macapá (Amapá's capital), Boa Vista (Roraima), Manaus (Amazonas), Belém (Pará), Palmas (Tocantins), Rio Branco (Acre), Porto Velho (Rondônia), Cuiabá (Mato Grosso), Goiânia (Goiás), Campo Grande (Mato Grosso do...
In order to be in compliance with the Brazilian constitution was the official reason that was given by the government for changing the location of the country's national capital. Specifically, in 1956, Juscelino Kubitschek de Olveira [September 12, 1902 - August 22, 1976], who was President of...
Heitor da Silva Costa designed the statue but it was sculpted by French sculptor Paul Landowski.
The capital of Brazil is Brasilia The Brazilian Capital is Brasília, a planned city build in the 1960's. It was designed by architect Oscar Niemeyer and urbanist Lucio Costa. The President at the time, who took upon the building quest was Juscelino Kubitschek. Brasilia substituted Rio de...
Spanish in 6 countries and English in 1.
Brazil's agriculture is very abundant. Coffee, corn, cotton, wheat, cocoa, soy, etc.
One major event in the history of Brazil occurred in 1945 when thecountry became a member of the United Nations. Another major eventoccurred in 1962 when Brazil won the World Cup. A third major eventhappened in 2011 when the country elected its first femalepresident.
Brazil is located on the continent of South America .
There are lots of historical places of brazil like Christ TheRedeemer, Latin America Memorial, Praça dos Três Poderes, PedreiraPaulo Leminski, Liberty Square, Forte dos Reis Magos, Olinda, BeloHorizonte and so on.
Brasília is a city in Brazil. It is also the capital of Brazil.
Brazil's government is very much like that of the USA. It has 3 branches, the judicial, legislative, and the executive. Lula is the president of Brasil currently and he is finishing his second and final term in office. Technically the people of Brazil and the USA have the power ;)
The capital was moved in an attempt to open up Brasil's interior to commerce and agriculture, shifting population away from the coast to settle the sparsely inhabited grasslands. It was also viewed as a way to inspire the nation and show its people and the world that it is powerful, growing, and has...
To fulfill an article in Brazil's constitution , Juscelino Kubitschek de Olveira [September 12, 1902-August 22, 1976], who was President of Brazil, 1956-1961, ordered the building of Brasília in 1956. Dating from 1891, the article stated that the capital should be moved from Rio de Janeiro to a...
The statue of Christ the Redeemer and Sugarloaf Mountain (both in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro)
Brazil isn't a colony of Portugal. And what event are u talking about? And yes, Brazil's Economy is raising, it's supposed that Brazil Will be one of the Greaters Powers of the World in a near Future.
Brasilia was founded. . Massive roads were built. . thousands of plots of land were given away
Construction became the fastest growing industry in the UnitedStates during the 1950's. The construction industry brings in about$850 million annually in revenue.
Angola (if it's in the south).
Well, Portuguese is a well-known language. However, it is not as spoken and popular as Spanish is. But people, are aware that Portuguese is a language and that it bears a lot of similarity to Spanish. So, in terms of how many people are aware of it, yes Portuguese is somewhat as common as Spanish....
Pedro I [October 12, 1798 - September 24, 1834] was the first leader of an independent Brazil in 1822. Independence from Portugal was declared on September 7, 1822. Known as Dom Pedro Primeiro, he reigned as Emperor of Brazil from October 12, 1822 to April 7, 1831.
Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo, Salvador, Ouro Preto...
It is a very large city. However the city of Sao Paulo is much bigger (the 3rd in the world)
Brazil and Angola are probably what you're looking for, although Portugal did have quite a few much smaller colonies. Other facts: East Timor was another big colony of Portugal. Though not a country.
Geographically Brazil is south of Greenland. There aren't direct flights between Greenland and Brazil. Departures from Greenland would head east to Copenhagen, Denmark or to Reykjavik, Iceland. From there the initial heading to Brazil is southwest .
Rio de Janeiro is where the Carnival that's famous throughout Brazil and the world is held. There's a lot of planning that goes into the yearly event. Organizers, participants and spectators enjoy the colors of the costumes, the enthusiasm of the dancers and singers, the excitement of the parades...
Peru is west of Brazil. Bolivia, Paraguay, Uruguay, chili, and Argentina are all below Brazil. these are the states that are surrounding brazil. if you want to look at a map that you can see any states country, city, town, etc click on this link and put it as a bookmark. http://www.bing.com/maps/
Unfortunately, the number 192 is too often used to represent the number of countries in the world. Although this number represents almost all of the countries in the world, there are still two recognized independent countries, the Vatican City and Kosovo, that are independent and are not members of...
as of right now, $274.35. hope i helped
Centro do Guilherme, MA. Over 95% of its population lives in extreme poverty.
Mainly minerals and precious and semi-precious gemstones.
Nowadays, Sao Paulo governor's is Alberto Goldman. He succed Jose Serra, as Serra left the governor last April to apply as presidential candidate. On January 1st 2011, Goldman will deliver his office to Geraldo Alckmin, the one who was elected last elections (on October 3rd).
Em Busca de Um Assassino is a Portuguese equivalent in Brazil to the title of the movie 'Red Riding: 1974'. The preposition 'em' means 'in'. The feminine noun 'busca' means 'search, lookout'. The preposition 'de' means 'of'. The masculine indefinite article 'um' means 'a, one'. The...
i don`t know anything about soa paulo all i know is that i don`tknow anythin about sao paulo...
Edson Arantes do Nascimento - better known as Pelé. Oscar Niemeye.Ayrton Senna. Gisele Bündchen. To name but a few.
The Mayans traded their crops. Including cocoa which was very hard to find, corn, beans, peppers, etc. They also sold pottery and handmade things.
No , La Paz isn't Brazil's capital city. Instead, it's the administrative capital that serves as the seat of government for Bolivia. It's one of two national capital cities in Bolivia. The other capital is the constitutional capital city of Sucre. Brasilia is Brazil's capital city.
To develop the heart of Brazil. Until the construction of Brasilia, there wasn't anything there. The central region of Brazil was totally undeveloped as the population lived mostly along the coastline. They figure that if they moved the capital inland, people would move there and develop that area....
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The Federative Republic of Brazil is the South American countrythat was founded by Portuguese explorer Pedro Álvares Cabral.
Portugal and if you are so stupid you had to ask that question your not worthy to live. get out of here. *** To the answerer above: For one so smart your answer is clearly limited. You might want to speak less and think more in the future, lest you add another inane comment to the internet...
Porto Seguro, Bahia. It's name means "Secure seaport".
Two main reasons: 1) Strategic reasons: Rio de Janeiro is on the coastline and they wanted to move the capital inland in case of an invasion. It is much easier to defend a capital inland because you have more time to prepare versus a capital that is on the shore. 2) to Develop the heart of...
Two main reasons: 1) Strategic reasons: Rio de Janeiro is on the coastline and they wanted to move the capital inland in case of an invasion. It is much easier to defend a capital inland because you have more time to prepare versus a capital that is on the shore. 2) to Develop the heart of...
195 out of which 192 are member of united nations
This is a likely possibility since there are millions of wealthy people in Brazil - several thousand millionnairs, yet there are more millions of desperate poor who eke out a living in the numerous favelas and turn to crime and drugs as a way of life. The disparaty between rich and poor in Brazil is...