Sao Paulo, Brazil

  • Brazil is the largest country in South America.
  • The name Brazil comes from a tree named brazilwood.
  • It is called Brasil in Portuguese, the official language spoken in Brazil.
  • Brazil is the only country in South America that speaks Portuguese.
  • Portugal claimed the land of Brazil in the year 1500. Independence was declared in 1822.
  • Brazil is the 5th largest country in the world by both land area and population
  • The capital city is Brasilia, while the largest city is Sao Paulo.


Christ the Redeemer
Iconic Christ statue atop a mountain
Giant (98-ft.-tall) mountaintop statue of Jesus Christ, accessed by train & offering city views.

Sugarloaf Mountain
Sugarloaf Mountain is a peak situated in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, at the mouth of Guanabara Bay on a peninsula that juts out into the Atlantic Ocean. Rising 396 m above the harbor, its name

Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro
Beach life & art deco Copacabana Palace
Famed for its crescent-shaped beach, Copacabana is one of Rio’s liveliest neighborhoods, drawing a cross-section of locals and visitors to round-the-clock