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  1. Brazil - Wikipedia

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    Brazil (Portuguese: Brasil; Brazilian Portuguese: ), officially the Federative Republic of Brazil, is the largest country in both South America and Latin America.It covers an area of 8,515,767 square kilometres (3,287,956 sq mi), with a population of over 211 million.

  2. Campeonato Brasileiro Série A - Wikipedia

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    The Campeonato Brasileiro is the most-watched football league in the Americas and one of the world's most exposed, broadcast in 155 nations. It is also one of the world's richest championships, ranked as the sixth most valuable with a worth of over US$1.43 billion, generating an annual turnover of over US$1.17 billion in 2012.

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  4. Brazilians - Wikipedia

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    According to the Constitution of Brazil, a Brazilian citizen is: 1. Anyone born in Brazil, even if to foreign born parents. However, if the foreign parents were at the service of a foreign State (such as foreign diplomats), the child is not Brazilian; 2. Anyone born abroad to a Brazilian father or a Brazilian mother, with registration of birth in a Brazilian Embassy or Consulate. Also, a person born abroad to a Brazilian father or a Brazilian mother who was not registered but who, after turning 18 years old, went to live in Brazil; 3. A foreigner living in Brazil who applied for and was accepted as a Brazilian citizen. According to the Constitution, all people who hold Brazilian citizenship are equal, regardless of race, ethnicity, gender or religion. A foreigner can apply for Brazilian citizenship after living for four uninterrupted years in Brazil and being able to speak Portuguese. A native person from an official Portuguese language country (Portugal, Angola, Mozambique, Cape Ve...

    Brazilians are mostly descendants of Portuguese settlers, post-colonial immigrant groups, enslaved Africans and Brazil's indigenous peoples. The main historic waves of immigration to Brazil have occurred from the 1820s well into the 1970s, most of the settlers were Portuguese, Italians, Germans, and Spaniards, with significant minorities of Japanese, Dutch, Armenians, Romani, Greeks, Poles, Russians, Ukrainians, and Levantine Arabs.

    Note:The ethnic composition of Brazilians is not uniform across the country. Although most Brazilians identify as white, mixed or black, genetic studies shows that the overwhelming majority of the citizens are actually triracial at some degree 1. Due to its large influx of European immigrants in the 19th and 20th centuries, São Paulo, and the Southern Region have a White majority (mostly Europeans of Italian, Portuguese, German, Austrian, Swiss, Slavic, Dutch and Spanish ancestry). Rio de Janeirohas a sizable white population slightly over 50% of the total population. The other two Southeastern states, Minas Gerais and Espírito Santo, are around 50% White (the Southeast region also includes Levantine Arabs).São Paulo has the largest absolute number with 30 million Whites, followed by Minas Gerais, Rio Grande do Sul, Rio de Janeiro and Paraná, while Santa Catarina, where 86% of the population has European phenotype, reaches the highest percentage. The cities of São Paulo, Rio de Jane...

    Genetic studies have shown the Brazilian population as a whole to have European, African and Native Americans components.

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  5. Brazil - Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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    The first people to come to Brazil came around 9,000 B.C. That group of indigenous people is often called the South American Indians and probably came from North America. They practiced hunting, foraging, and farming.Over thousands of years, many different indigenous peoples were living there. Pedro Álvares Cabral was the first European to see Brazil. He saw it in 1500. He was from Portugal and the Portuguese kingdom claimed Brazil. Soon, Portugal colonized Brazil and created colonies all along the coastline. They began to import black slaves from Africa and force them to work. Because of the violence of the slave masters, many of these slaves would run away into the forest and create their own communities called quilombos. In the late 1500s and early 1600s, the Dutch and the French tried to take land in Brazil. Dutch, French, and Portuguese started moving inland further than the Treaty of Tordesillas said they could. This caused some fights with the Spaniards (people from Spain) an...

    Most people in Brazil speak Portuguese. Brazil is the only country in South America that speaks Portuguese. Some people in Brazil speak German dialects. That came from German immigrants. 2% of Brazilians speak German as their first language. Yiddish is spoken by the elders of the Jewishcommunity. Other people in Brazil speak their ancestors' languages like Italian, Japanese, Polish, Ukrainian, French, Russian, Lithuanian, Chinese, Dutch and Korean. Spanish or "Portunhol", a mix of Portuguese and Castilian (Spanish) is spoken at some of the borders. Indigenous languages as Guarani and Aymaráare the first languages of a small number of Brazilians.

    Brazil has the world's largest rainforest, the Amazon Rainforest. It makes up 40% of the country's land area. Brazil also has other types of land, including a type of savanna called cerrado, and a dry plant region named caatinga. The most important cities are Brasília (the capital), Belém, Belo Horizonte, Curitiba, Florianópolis, Fortaleza, Goiânia, Manaus, Porto Alegre, Recife, Rio de Janeiro, Salvador, São Paulo (the biggest city) and Vitória. Other cities are at List of largest cities in Brazil. Brazil is divided into 26 statesplus the Federal District in five regions (north, south, northeast, southeast and centre-west): 1. North: Acre, Amazonas, Rondônia, Roraima, Pará, Amapá, Tocantins 2. Northeast: Maranhão, Pernambuco, Ceará, Piauí, Rio Grande do Norte, Paraíba, Alagoas, Sergipe, Bahia 3. Centre-West: Goiás, Mato grosso, Mato Grosso do Sul, Distrito Federal/ Federal District 4. Southeast: São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Espírito Santo, Minas Gerais 5. South: Paraná, Santa Catarina...

    Brazil is the largest country in South America and fifth largest in the world. Its people are called Brazilians or Brasileiros (In Portuguese). The people include citizens of Portuguese or other European descent who mainly live in the South and Southeast, Africans, Native Americans, Arabs, Gypsies and people of Mixed ancestry. Brazil also has the largest Japanese community outside Japan. Other East Asians follow the Japanese group.The Amazon River flows through Brazil, it is the 2nd longest river in the world (after the Nile).The current President of Brazil is Jair Messias Bolsonaro. Two major sporting events were held in Brazil recently: the 2014 FIFA World Cup and the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

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  7. Brasileiros – Wikipédia, a enciclopédia livre

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    Seguindo as regras gramaticais para formação de gentílicos, o correto seria: brasilianos ou brasilienses. Brasileiro alude a um ofício ou profissão (tal qual "verdureiro", "engenheiro", "pedreiro") e, nas raízes históricas, estudiosos têm escrito que referia-se ao comerciante, geralmente português, do pau-brasil, na época do Brasil Colônia,[9] passando, eventualmente, a ser nome pátrio (por causas de várias naturezas e com muitas teorias acerca do assunto).[10] Durante os primórdios da construção do país, tornou-se comum designar brasileiro o português ou o estrangeiro estabelecido no Brasil, brasiliense o natural do Brasil e brasiliano o indígena.[11] Como exemplo, tomemos o livro Romance de Gregório de Matos, composto no século XVII, em que "brasileiro" serve para designar os "naturais" explorados: "os brasileiros são bestas/ e estão sempre a trabalhar/ toda a vida por manterem/ maganos de Portugal...".[11] Contudo, com a emancipação política durante o Primeiro Reinado, o substant...

    A população brasileira é formada principalmente por descendentes de povos indígenas, colonos portugueses, escravos africanos e diversos grupos de imigrantes que se estabeleceram no Brasil, sobretudo entre 1820 e 1970. A maior parte dos imigrantes era de italianos e portugueses, mas houve significante presença de alemães, espanhóis, japoneses sírio-libaneses,[18] poloneses e ucranianos. Ressalta-se também que uma pesquisa genética realizada pela Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais apontou que em torno de 19% dos brasileiros brancos naturais da região nordeste são portadores do haplogrupo 2, o qual é menos comum em Portugal. O estudo levanta a teoria que isso pode ser resultado da presença holandesa na região.[19] Segundo o historiador Eduardo Fonseca Jr, 80 mil holandeses estiveram no Brasil durante a invasão e alguns nordestinos são descendentes deles.[20] O Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística (IBGE) classifica o povo brasileiro entre cinco grupos: branco, preto, pardo,...

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    O português é a língua oficial e falada por toda a população. O Brasil é o único país de língua portuguesa da América, dando-lhe uma distinta identidade cultural em relação aos outros países do continente. Ainda é o idioma mais falado na América do Sul (50,1% dos sul-americanos o falam). O português é o único idioma falado e escrito oficial do Brasil, com algumas variações regionais na forma coloquial. É a língua usada nas instituições de ensino, nos meios de comunicação e nos negócios. A Lín...

    Idiomas indígenas e de imigrantes

    Na época do Descobrimento, é estimado que falavam-se mais de mil línguas no Brasil. Atualmente, esses idiomas estão reduzidos a 180 línguas. Das 180 línguas, apenas 24, ou 13%, têm mais de mil falantes; 108 línguas, ou 60%, têm entre cem e mil falantes; enquanto que 50 línguas, ou 27%, têm menos de 100 falantes e metade destas, ou 13%, têm menos de 50 falantes, o que mostra que grande parte desses idiomas estão em sério risco de extinção. Nos primeiros anos de colonização, as línguas indígena...

    Religião

    Sendo constitucionalmente um estado laico, o Brasil não possui religião oficial e a discriminação aos seguidores de determinada religião é ilegal. Apesar disso, a população do país é tradicionalmente seguidora da Igreja Católica Apostólica Romanae é inegável a influência de tal religião em vários momentos do passado e até mesmo do presente. Nos dias de hoje o Brasil é considerado o maior país católico do mundo em números absolutos. A predominância do catolicismo, entretanto, deve ser relativi...

    Bibliografia

    1. FREYRE, Gilberto (2004). Casa-grande e Senzala. Rio de Janeiro: Global Editora. 719 páginas. ISBN 8526008692 2. FREYRE, Gilberto; MATTA, Roberto da; FONSECA, Edson Nery da (2003). Sobrados e mucambos: decadência do patriarcado rural e desenvolvimento urbano. vide também ISBN 8526008358 14 ed. São Paulo: Global. 968 páginas. ISBN 9788526008359!CS1 manut: Nomes múltiplos: lista de autores (link) 3. HOLANDA, Sérgio Buarque de (1936). Raízes do Brasil. Rio de Janeiro: [s.n.] 4. PENA, Sérgio D....

  8. Brasil – Wikipédia, a enciclopédia livre

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    O Brasil também tem altos níveis de encarceramento e a quarta maior população carcerária do mundo (atrás de Estados Unidos, China e Rússia), com um total estimado em mais 600 mil presos (300 para cada 100 mil habitantes) em todo o país (junho de 2015), um aumento de cerca de 161% em relação ao índice registrado em 2000. [238]

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  10. Rio de Janeiro - Wikipedia

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    Jacarepaguá-Roberto Marinho Airport: used by general aviation and home to the Aeroclube do Brasil (Brasil Flying club). The airport is located in the district of Baixada de Jacarepaguá, within the municipality of Rio de Janeiro approximately 30 km (19 mi) from the city center.

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