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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.
Rainbow in Portuguese The word for rainbow in Portuguese is 'arco-íris'. Also, "prism," as is meant in English, is translated as "prisma," p.ex. "prisma de cristal."
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Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin AmericaThere 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' c…
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SE stands for Sergipe, one of Brazil states.
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The primary language in Brazil is the Brazilian form of Portuguese. Many of the native peoples still speak their own languages. In major cities you may find a small percentage of English speakers and immigrant descendants from recent immigration that speak their ancestors´ languages (Arabic, Chines…
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The offical language of Brazil is Portuguese.
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Portuguese is the official language of Brazil. In 2003 Nheengatu, an indigenous language of South America, was granted co-official status with Portuguese in the municipality of Sao Gabriel da Cachoeira [St. Gabriel of Waterfall]. Sao Gabriel is on the north shores of the Rio Negro [Black River] in t…
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Although everyone agrees that a city is an urban area, the definition of city varies a lot from country to country and sometimes from state to state in one same country. The definition of city, town, province, village intersect to each other and sometimes antagonic concepts arise from that. From a s…
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The capital of brazil is Brazilia. The old capital ( rio de janero ) was changed due to overpopulation
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Portuguese. They also speak Portuguese, Spanish, and some English.
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The real is the present-day currency of Brazil. Its sign is R$ and its ISO code is BRL. It is subdivided into 100 centavos ("hundredths").The modern real was introduced in 1994 as part of the Plano Real
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The official language of Brazil is Portuguese. However, there are people from all over the world living in Brazil, so you may encounter other languages (especially English and Spanish). Here is a list of all 236 languages spoken in Brazil including minority languages: Acroá Agavotaguerra Aik…
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The size of Brazil is, 3,286,469 Square Miles.
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With this online Portuguese to English translator you can translate up to 1000 characters of text into either Portuguese or English for free. http://www.acreativedesktop.com/english-portuguese-text-speech-program.html
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Magnetic North is a location in the Arctic, so-called to distinguish that location from that of True North. True North is a fixed point which lies at the axis of rotation of the Earth. The location of Magnetic North is not fixed, but 'wanders' around the position of True North. As the north pole of …
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Rio de Janeiro is Brazil's most famous city even though Braslia is world famous for its architecture and So Paulo is world famous as an economic center. Specifically, Rio receives the most visitors annually in the Southern Hemisphere. In 2008 2.82 million people visited Rio.Rio is the location of …
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First Salvador and then Rio de Janeiro were capitals of Brazil before the current capital city of Brasilia. Brasilia became the capital of Brazil on April 21, 1960. Rio de Janeiro was the capital from 1793 until 1960. Salvador was the first capital, from 1549 to 1793.
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Yes, Brasilia is Brazil's capital city. In 1956, Juscelino Kubitschek de Olveira [September 12, 1902-August 22, 1976], who was President of Brazil, 1956-1961, ordered the building of Brasilia to fulfill an article in Brazil's constiution. Dating from 1891, the article stated that the capital should …
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in the northeast of Brazil there are 15,865,678 people and in Brazil about 190,000,000 In Brazil there are 5570 counties (census of 2013) comprising towns, cities and large cities.
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Brazilians speak Brazilian Portuguese which is a little different than European Portuguese. Just as American English is different from England's, or Irelands. They're dialects of each other. Brazilian Portuguese is also more nasal than European Portuguese, and more clear to the ear.
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Rio de janeiro
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The language of Brazil is Brazilian Portuguese.Brazil is the only country in South America that speaks Portuguese as the national language. This goes back to the 1500s, when all of South America was being colonized by Spain, France, Holland, England, and Portugal. The Spanish and Portuguese repelled…
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Portuguese. Brazilian Portuguese, if you want to get specific.
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First Salvador and then Rio de Janeiro were capitals of Brazil before the current capital city of Brasilia.Brasilia became the capital of Brazil on April 21, 1960. Rio de Janeiro was the capital from 1793 until 1960. Salvador was the first capital, from 1549 to 1793.It was Rio de Janeiro.
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Brazilians speak Portuguese
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Portuguese
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Brasilia is the capital of Brazil. In 1956 Juscelino Kubitschek de Olveira [September 12, 1902-August 22, 1976], who was President of Brazil, 1956-1961, ordered the building of Brasilia to fulfill an article in Brazil's constiution. Dating from 1891, the article stated that the capital should be mov…
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Natal is a substantive as Christmas. It has the same root as "natalidade" (natality in English or natividad in Spanish) wich refers to birth. The formal reference is "dia de Natal" (day of birth).
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In the Treaty of Tordesillas (between Spain and Portugal), the two countries set out boundaries for where each country could colonize. Spain claimed most of South America, leaving the area that is today Brazil to the Portugese. The people in the Spanish portion of South America today speak Spanish, …
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The first Portuguese colony in South America was Port Seguro, but it never administered control over the other Portuguese colonys that were later establised. When the Portugese colonies were united into one adminstartive group, Rio de Janero was chosen to be the capital.
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Portuguese is a great language! I have been speaking it since the age of 2! We are very similar to the Italian and the French but personality wise they are closer to the Italian! Like one thing in portuguese would be: Todos devem aprender portugues é a melhor lingua para se aprender! That means: Ev…
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Rio de Janeiro
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Portuguese. The particular variation is called Brasilero by some linguists.
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no we do not but we drink wine called (Moscato Rubino).
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Three of Brazil's most famous landforms are the Amazon Rainforest, the Amazon River, and Iguaçu Falls. Sixty percent of the Amazon Rainforest ['Floresta Amazonia'] is within Brazil's borders. The Amazon Rainforest is the largest and most biologically diverse rainforest in the world. Most of the A…
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Before Brasilia it was Rio de Janeiro
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ther is only one language which is portaguese
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The new(er) capital of Brazil, Brasília, was built in the center of the country as a measure to populate that area and develop it. A link is provided.
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Brazil has 26 states. The North Region has seven states: Acre, Amapa, Amazonas, Para, Rondonia, Roraima, and Tocantins. There are nine states in the Northeast Region: Alagoas, Bahia, Ceara, Maranhao, Paraiba, Pernambuco, Piaui, Rio Grande do Norte, and Sergipe. The Central-West Region has thre…
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Brazil has two official languages: Portuguese and Nheengatu. English is also widely spoken as a second language, as is Spanish. Here is a list of all languages spoken in Brazil:Acroá Agavotaguerra Aikanã Amahuaca Amanayé Amundava Anambé Apalaí Apiaká Apinayé Apurinã Arapaso Arár…
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It isn't offensive to speak in any language so long as you try to speak Brazilian first, and ask if the person speaks your language. It is very offensive to have someone assume you speak English, but so long as you ask in Portuguese if they speak English (and they say yes) then it isn't offensive.
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All countries in South America border Brazil except Chile & Ecuador.Therefore, countries which border Brazil are Guyana, Suriname, French Guiana, Colombia, Venezuela, Peru, Bolivia, Paraguay, Uruguay and Argentina.
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Brazil is not a monarchy (nor would there be just one person running the government even if it were). Its government works under a presidential system, with the president being the head of the government (in 2013 the president is Dilma Roussef)
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Brazil is the country in which Sao Paulo is located. Sao Paulo is the capital of the southeast Brazilian state of Sao Paulo. As Brazil's largest city, it has a population of 11,037,593.
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The capital of Brazil is BrasiliaThe 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 Janeiro as …
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Brazil is located on the continent of South America.
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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 web…
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Braslia 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 artic…
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Banabui, Boa Vista do Tupim, Canapi, and Plcido de Castro are Brazilian cities with populations around 18,000 in 2009. Banabuiu in the northeastern state of Cear has a population of 18,388. Boa Vista do Tupim in the northeastern state of Bahia has 18,298. Canapi in the northeastern state of Alag…
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A total of 8,500,000,000,000 square meters is the size of Brazil in square meters. The country's land area totals over 8.5 million square kilometers [3.3 million square miles]. One square kilometer equals 1,000,000 square meters. Brazil's area is 8.516 trillion square meters.
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no it is its own nation
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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, s…
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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 =)
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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 count…
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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
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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 m (9,160 ft) P…
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There is no Brazilian national dress.
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Portuguese
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...clothes. You know, shirts, jeans, pantsuits, sneakers, hoodies...
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Brasilia became the capital of Brazil on April 21, 1960. Rio de Janeiro was the capital from 1793 until 1960. Salvador was the first capital, from 1549 to 1793.In 1956, Juscelino Kubitschek de Olveira [September 12, 1902-August 22, 1976], who was President of Brazil, 1956-1961, ordered the building …
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The year 1960 is the year in which Brazil's current capital city was established. The name of the city is Brasilia. It's located in the interior of South America's largest country. It celebrates 50 years as the Brazilian capital this year, in 2010.
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Portuguese is the European language that's the official language of Brazil. It's the most widely spoken, and understood, language throughout the country. It's the language of the country's first European explorers and settlers. Its Portugese
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The official language of Brazil is Portuguese.
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Brazil's total area is 3,287,612 square miles [8,514,877 square kilometers]. Brazil is the largest country in South America. It's the third largest country in the Americas, North and South.
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Yes, Brazil has states. In fact, the country has 26 states. The North Region has seven states: Acre, Amapa, Amazonas, Para, Rondonia, Roraima, and Tocantins. There are nine states in the Northeast Region: Alagoas, Bahia, Ceara, Maranhao, Paraiba, Pernambuco, Piaui, Rio Grande do Norte, and Sergipe…
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South America Continent
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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 Braslia in 1956. Dating from 1891, the article stated that the capital should be moved from Rio de Janeiro to a more …
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In Brazil, we speak Brazilian Portuguese.
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Portuguese is the official language of BrazilBrazilian people speak Brazilian Portuguese
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You would go in a northwest direction to get from Brazil's capital of Braslia to Venezuela's
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You would go in a southeast direction to get from Venezuela's capital city at Caracas to Brazil's capital city at Brasília. Santiago de León de Caracas is located in northern Venezuela. Brasília is located in the central west region of Brazil.
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Braslia, Rio de Janeiro and Salvador are or have been Brazil's capital cities. Specifically, Braslia became the capital of Brazil on April 21, 1960. Rio de Janeiro was the capital from 1793 until 1960. Salvador was the first capital, from 1549 to 1793.
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Brazil's capital city is located at Brasília. The city was built specifically to become the nation's third capital on April 21, 1960. Its 2009 population was estimated at 2,606,885.Also they are dangered by people cutting down there trees.
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The modern day capital of Brazil is Brasilia
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No. Hispanics are people who speak spanish. Brazilians speak Portuguese making them Lusophones.
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There are two old or former capital cities in Brazil. Rio de Janeiro was the capital from 1793 until 1960. Salvador was the first capital, from 1549 to 1793. Brasilia became the capital of Brazil on April 21, 1960.
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The North Magnetic Pole moves over time due to magnetic changes in the Earth's core. Recently it was near Ellesmere Island in northern Canada and moving toward Russia at about 35 miles per year. True North is exactly at the axis of the Earth's rotation. A magnetic compass reading (such as a Boy Sco…
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Yes, Brazil is the third largest country on the American continents. It's the largest country in South America. Its total area is 3,287,612 square miles [8,514,877 square kilometers]. It's the third largest country in the Americas [North and South].Canada is the largest in the Americas with 3,855,10…
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Rio de janerio
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The portuguese language derives from the Latin language.
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Brasília
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The capital of Brazil is currently Brasillia. Prior to 1960 the capital was Rio de Janeiro (1763-1960)
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The subjunctive is one of three moods in which verbs are conjugated (the others being indicative and imperative). It is used when expressing hope, fear, uncertainty, necessity, doubt, and other similar states. It is falling out of use in colloquial speech, though still used in formal circumstances.E…
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Christ the Redeemer ['O Cristo Redentor'] is the statue of Jesus of Nazareth [c 7-4 B.C.E. - c. A.D. 30]at the top of Corcovado [Hunchback] Mountain in the Tijuca Forest National Park of Rio de Janeiro. Local engineer Heitor da Silva Costa [July 25, 1873-April 21, 1947] designed the statue. French s…
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At its widest east-west point, Brazil is 2,684 miles [4,319.4 kilometers]. Ponta do Seixas, a cape on the Atlantic coast of the state of Paraiba in northeast Brazil, is the easternmost point of mainland Brazil and of South America. Cabo Branco [White Cape] Lighthouse marks this point. The westernmos…
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Normal. Like US people .
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Yes, Brasilia became the capital city of Brazil on April 21, 1960. In 1956 Juscelino Kubitschek de Olveira [September 12, 1902-August 22, 1976], who was President of Brazil, 1956-1961], ordered the building of Brasilia to fulfill an article in Brazil's constitution. Dating from 1891, the article sta…
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Brasilia was the capital city of Brazil in 2006. It still is the capital city in 2010. In fact, this year it celebrates 50 years of being the Brazilian capital.
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No, Brasilia didn't become Brazil's capital city on April 22nd. Instead, it officially became the capital of Brazil on April 21, 1960. In 1956 Juscelino Kubitschek de Olveira [September 12, 1902-August 22, 1976], who was President of Brazil, 1956-1961, ordered the building of Brasilia to fulfill an …
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States.
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Brasília became a capital city in April 21st, 1960. Rio de janeiro was the former capital city.
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Sabidona (f), sabidão (m)
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Yes, Brazil is a country located in South America. And it is the only country that speaks Portuguese in South America.
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Brazil has two former capital cities. Rio de Janeiro was the capital from 1793 until 1960. Salvador was the first capital, from 1549 to 1793. Brasilia is now the capital of Brazil. In 1956, Juscelino Kubitschek de Olveira [September 12, 1902 - August 22, 1976], who was President of Brazil, 1956-1961…
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The capital city of Brazil is Brasilia, New York is located in the United States.
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