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Brazilian Language and Culture

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Brazilian Portuguese is the main, official language of the Federative Republic of Brazil. It is both similar to and distinct from its mother tongue, the Portuguese language of Portugal. Typical questions relate to the language's interactions with South America's immigrant and native languages; and to its impact on regional and world business, environmentalism, literature, music, scientific research, sports, and technology.
No, it is Potuguese, I believe
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...
Brazil's agriculture is very abundant. Coffee, corn, cotton, wheat, cocoa, soy, etc.
Spelling , pronunciation and grammar differentiate Portuguese from Spanish. Generally, it's easier to communicate in Spanish because of more frequent contacts between Spanish speakers from Latin American countries. Specifically, Spanish has a reputation for being spelled more or less the way it...
Brazil is located on the continent of South America .
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)
Receita Federal do Brasil ['Federal Revenue Department'] is the name of Brazil's tax department. The Secretary of the RFB is located in the Federal District [Distrito Federal] in the capital city of Brasilia. Offices also are located in the 26 states of Brazil. For more information, go to RFB's...
Um território, para Milton Santos, é uma porção de terra inexpugnável e intocada.
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...
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 .
as of right now, $274.35. hope i helped
Centro do Guilherme, MA. Over 95% of its population lives in extreme poverty.
O Amor Acontece is a Portuguese equivalent in Brazil to the title of the movie 'Love Happens'. The masculine definite article 'o' means 'the'. The masculine noun 'amor' means 'love'. The verb 'acontece' means '[he/she/it/you] are happening, do happen, happen'. All together, they're pronounced...
O Amante is a Portuguese equivalent of the title to the movie 'The Other Man'. The masculine definite article 'o' means 'the'. The noun 'amante' means 'lover'. Together, they're pronounced 'oo uh-MAHN-chee' according to the carioca accent of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and in Portugal.
Mainly minerals and precious and semi-precious gemstones.
Simplesmente Complicado is a Portuguese equivalent in Brazil to the title of the movie 'It's Complicated'. The adverb 's implesmente' means 'simply'. The past participle 'complicado' means 'complicated'. Together, they're pronounced 'seem-pleezh-MEHN-chee koohm-plee-KAH-doo' according to the...
Cadê OS Morgan? is a Portuguese equivalent in Brazil of the title to the movie 'Did You Hear About the Morgans?' The word 'cadê' means 'where is, where are'. The masculine plural definite article 'OS' means 'the'. All together, they're pronounced 'kuh-DEH oo-ZHMUH-guhnz' according to the...
A Fita Branca is a Portuguese equivalent in Brazil to the title of the movie 'The White Ribbon' ['Das weisse Band']. The feminine definite article 'a' means 'the'. The feminine noun 'fita' means 'ribbon'. The feminine adjective 'branca' means 'white'. All together, they're pronounced 'uh FEE...
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.
The Federative Republic of Brazil is the South American countrythat was founded by Portuguese explorer Pedro Álvares Cabral.
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...
"¿Cómo se llama?" is one of the ways to ask someone's name. It literally means "How do you call yourself?" The literal translation of "you are called" would be "estás llamado".
The phrase 'Amor sem escalas' , which is pronounced 'uh-moor seh-nghee-SKAH-leyes',* is a Portuguese equivalent in Brazil to the title of the movie 'Up in the air'. *The sound 'eye' is similar to the sound in the English noun 'eyes' .
Brasília is Brazil's capital city. It officially was inaugurated as the capital on April 21, 1960. Its building began in 1956, and took 41 months. Juscelino Kubitschek de Olveira [September 12, 1902 - August 22, 1976], who was President of Brazil, 1956-1961, ordered the building to fulfill an...
Salvador, Bahia. Then Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro.
Brazíila, with around 2.5 million people.
Banabuiú , Boa Vista do Tupim , Canapi , and Plácido de Castro are Brazilian cities with populations around 18,000 in 2009. Banabuiu in the northeastern state of Ceará has a population of 18,388. Boa Vista do Tupim in the northeastern state of Bahia has 18,298. Canapi in the northeastern...
Uruguay, Paraguay, Peru, Argentina, Colombia, Venezuela, Guyana, Suriname, French Guiana
Hermes Lima [December 22, 1902 - October 10, 1978] was Brazil's last prime minister. He held the position from September 18, 1962 until January 1, 1963. The position of Prime Minister existed during the Empire of Brazil, 1847 to 1889. It briefly was reinstated with the installation of a...
No, the cities of Brazil are distributed all over the country.There are more cities on the East coast than the west coast.
Importance-wise, they are: . Brasília (the capital) . São Paulo (the largest city) . Rio de Janeiro (an extremely popular tourist location and apast capital) . Salvador (first major port, and Brazil's capital for over twocenturies) . Belo Horizonte (first planned city) Curitiba Recife...
Depends on where the other point is. It makes a big difference. Let me demonstrate: It is 963 km from Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais (Brazil) 8,218 km from Leeds, England. 7,497 km from Ottawa, Canada 8,867 km from Cairo, Egypt 8,265 km from Heist-op-den-Berg, Belgium 5,483 km from Kellits,...
It's a tie between Juruena (in Mato Grosso) and Serra (in Espirito Santo).
A total of 8,500,000,000,000 square meters is the size ofBrazil in square meters. The country's land area totals over 8.5million square kilometers [3.3 million square miles]. One squarekilometer equals 1,000,000 square meters. Brazil's area is 8.516 trillion square meters.
no it is its own nation
Brazilian -Crap that's like me saying Americans are only American or Mexicans are all Indians and not mixed with other ethnicities. NOO! America is mixed just like all the other American countries. I've noticed they have black from when the white portuguese brought them along with them as slaves...
If writing is taken from another language, it's called borrowedwriting.
No, you simply can't gamble and drink when women are around. In North America the rivers are characterized as the channel of life that run through the lands. No matter what continent, the rivers' banks will always harbor life for the major trees and dominant plant species indigenous to the...
Portuguese is spoken everywhere in Brazil.
Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America There are many cultural values that Latin America, Portugal, and Spain share with African and Asian countries (eg. Mozambique, Angola). You make a great contribution to understanding cultural diversity by suggesting that we acknowledge African and Asian cultures'...
9.165 10^13 square feet
President Luiz (Lula) Inacio da Silva.
Rio de Janeiro was the capital of Brazil from 1822-1960
No; there are big cities in each one of the five wide regions of Brazil, such as Manaus and Belém, in the North, Fortaleza, Recife and Salvador, in the Northeast, Brasília, Goiânia, Cuiabá and Campo Grande, in the Central-West, Belo Horizonte, Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo, in the...
Well, since long, long ago, some Brazilian "good visionaries" (if we can use this term regarding politicians...) intended to find a way to settle a central government near the centre of its territory. After many dreams, one president, only in 1960, got to do, as Brasilia was then yet built, having...
I personally think that the language the people in Brazil speak is Portuguese but, if you think differently just sign up and answer in your own way =)
BraceScura is an Italian equivalent of the Portuguese word AscuaScura . Specifically, the feminine nouns brace in Italian and ascua in Portuguese mean "ember." The feminine adjectives scura in Italian and escura * in Portuguesetranslate as "dark." The respective pronunciation will be"BRA...
Brasilia is placed in the State of Goiás. (Center-west region)
Brazilians talk Portuguese because the country was ruled by the Portuguese for several centuries before it became independant. The Portuguese colonised Brazil.
It is now Brasilia but it used to be Rio de Janeiro :D xx
Brazil has a total area of 3,287,597 square miles [8,514,877 square kilometers]. Its greatest length is 2,731 miles [4,394 kilometers]. Its greatest east-west width is 2,684 miles [4,319.4 kilometers]. Its coastline is over 4,655 miles [7491 kilometers] long. Brazil is South America's largest...
A city on the coast is Maceió, AL.
Acording to a research about the most popular names of the new generation of children... the most common male names in Brazil are: . - João (the potuguese form of John) . - Gabriel . And the most comon names for girls in Brazil are: . - Maria . - Ana
Pico da Neblina - 2,994 m (9,822 ft) . Pico 31 de Março (shared with Venezuela) - 2,973 m (9,754 ft) . Pico da Bandeira - 2,892 m (9,488 ft) . Pico do Cruzeiro - 2,861 m (9,386 ft)[1] . Pico do Calçado - 2,849 m (9,947 ft) . Pedra da Mina - 2,798 m (9,757 ft) . Pico das Agulhas Negras - 2,792...
The 100.000 note witch has Juscelino's face stamped-on isn't in use for a long time, since it is a "Cruzeiro", not a "Real", as is called the in use currency. Due to economic problems and inflation, the Brazilian currency, and, as a consequence, the Brazilian money itself, has changed a lot in the...
Depends on which kind of animal you're talking about. Brazil's largest land animal is the anta (or tapir, in English). Antas can weigh up to 320 kg and can grow to a length of 2.5 metres.
right of life, liberty, equality, security, and property
Brazil is a country, not a continent.
Brazil is a huge country. It has many cities. The answer varies on which one you mean.
There is no Brazilian national dress.
Poor people exist even in developed countries. Brazil, as anemergent country has more poor people.
Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo, Belo horizonte, Recife, Curitiba.
It is a typical dish of Brazil's Paraná State. In the city of Morretes, tourists appreciate this delicacy. It is worth visiting this town to try the "Barra" dish, based on beef, that has more than 200 years' history.
A Prefeitura e a Câmara dos Vereadores de Conceição do Mato Dentro com certeza tem o mapa.
...clothes. You know, shirts, jeans, pantsuits, sneakers, hoodies...
Beautiful Fatty... To be fair, it sounds mean in English, but in Spanish "Gorda", "Gordita" are all used as terms of endearment. Gordo/a/ita/in= fat/ chubby Linda= Beautiful/ Pretty
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