Brazil

The Nations Of The World, Miss. Peterson, May 5, 2014

Population- 202,656,788

Life Expectancy- 30.7 years

Poverty Rate- 21.4 %

Unemployment- 5.7 %

Number of Internet Users- 75.982 million

Gross National Product (GNP)- 644.13 billion dollars

Challenges in the Future- Boundary dispute between Brazil and Uraguay over Bdaziliera Island. Also, smuggling of firearms and narcotics continue to be an issue.

Culture- White 47.7%,  Mixed (white and black) 43.1%, Black 7.6%, Asian 1.1%, Indigenous 0.4%

Language- The official language is Portugese

Religion- Roman Catholic 64.6%, other Catholic 0.4%, Protestant 22.2% (includes Adventist 6.5%, Assembly of God 2.0%, Christian Congregation of Brazil 1.2%, Universal Kingdom of God 1.0%, other Protestant 11.5%), other Christian 0.7%, Spiritist 2.2%, other 1.4%, none 8%, unspecified 0.4%

Government- Federal Republic

Sources-

"Brazil- Economy." Students of the World. N.p., n.d. Web. 5 May 2014. <http://www.studentsoftheworld.info/pageinfo_pays.php3?Pays=BRA&Opt=economy>.

Cities of Brazil Map. Digital image. South America Travel. About.com, n.d. Web. 5 May 2014.

"The World Factbook." Central Intelligence Agency. N.p., n.d. Web. 5 May 2014. <https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/br.html>.

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