Brazil Facts – 115 Fascinating Facts About Brazil

Facts about Brazil for kids

Brasilia became the official capital in 1960. Rio had been the capital for the previous 197 years.

Jaguar is the national animal of Brazil.

Brazil was given to Portugal in 1494 as part of the Treaty of Tordesillas.

Over 180 native languages are spoken in Brazil.

13 cities in Brazil have more than 1 million residents.

Corcovado is one of the most famous mountains in Rio de Janeiro, which has Christ the Redeemer on its summit since 1931.

There are no deserts in Brazil.

Sugar plantation was established by Portuguese in Brazil in the late 1930s.

Brazil has the 3rd largest roadway and the 10th largest railway network in the world.

There are 19 UNESCO World Heritage Sites.