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Brazil is the largest country in South America and fifth largest in the world. Famous for its football tradition and its annual Carnaval in Rio de Janeiro, Salvador, Recife and Olinda, it is a country of great diversity.

Rio de Janeiro is the second largest city in Brazil, on the South Atlantic coast.

Southeast Brazil is the cultural and economic hub of the country, and contains three of the four largest cities: São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, and Belo Horizonte.

São Paulo is the largest city in Brazil, with a municipality population of 11.9 million, and about 21 million in its metropolitan region - the second most populous of the Southern Hemisphere.

Whereas elegant Rio de Janeiro and cosmopolitan São Paulo may be the best-known places in Brazil, the Northeast …

Fortaleza is a major city on Brazil's northeast coast, and the capital of Ceará state.

The South is the southernmost region of Brazil. Its attractions range from the historic jesuit ruins of Missões to the excellent beaches of Santa Catarina and the unmissable Iguaçu Falls.

Recife, the capital of Pernambuco, is one of the largest and most important cities on the northeastern coast of Brazil.

Central West is the only landlocked Brazilian region. The region offers excellent opportunities for eco-tourism activities such as exploring caves, rappelling down waterfalls or just trekking through the cerrado.

Brasília, the capital of Brazil and the seat of government of the Distrito Federal, is a planned city.

While elegant Rio de Janeiro and cosmopolitan São Paulo are best-known places in Brazil, the North is the most unexplored part of the country.

Curitiba is the capital of Paraná, Brazil. If you're heading for Iguaçu Falls from Rio de Janeiro or São Paulo, it's worth stopping by for a day or two.

Salvador is the capital of the state of Bahia, Brazil. With a charming Old Town, a vibrant musical scene and popular Carnaval celebrations, it is considered one of the birthplaces of Brazilian culture.

Campinas is a city and county in São Paulo state, Brazil.

São Paulo is a state in the southeast of Brazil. It is undoubtedly the country's economic powerhouse, contributing alone to one third of the Brazilian GDP.

Porto Alegre is the capital city of Rio Grande do Sul, the southernmost state in Brazil.

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