Brazil Facts – 115 Fascinating Facts About Brazil

Brazil Facts

Brazilian athletes had to sell coffee on their way to Los Angeles Olympics, due to financial crisis in 1932.

Pele the famous soccer player is from Brazil.

Sand dunes in Brazil can reach a height of 40 m.

Brazil has exported over half million handguns to U.S. in 2010. It was the largest exporter of guns during that period.

There are two Osama Bin Laden themed bars in Brazil.

Brazil celebrates its Independence Day on 7 September.

Brazil occupies 47% of the continent of South America.

Brazil has the second largest beef cattle in the world.

Same sex marriage is legal in Brazil.

During Lula’s presidency, 21 million people or 10.4% of Brazilian population escaped from poverty.