Federative Republic of Brazil

 

 

 

 

 

·Capital : Brasilia

·Official languages : Portuguese

 

·Government : Presidential

                    Federal republic

 - President :

         Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva

 - Vice President : José Alencar

 

 

·Independence from Portugal

  - Declared : September 7,1822

  - Recognized : August29, 1825

  - Republic: November 15,1889

 

·Area : 8,514,877 km²

            

·Population

  - 2007 estimate : 190,010,647

  - 2000 census : 169,799,170

  - Density : 22 /km²

 

·GDP(PPP) : 2006 estimate

  - Total : $1,701,183 million

  - Per capita : $9,108

 

·Currency : Real