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2011-03-04 12:54:34
2011-03-04 12:54:34


that means 100 million

(this seems like a gross overestimate. half of the population of Brazil goes to carnival in Rio? I have actually gone. It is crowded but not that much. Maybe this estimate is recounting people for each day. Officially Carnival is only 4 days but in practice there are events spread over 2 weeks.)


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