Area: 8,514,877 km²
Capital: Brasilia
Population: 193 946 886 inhabitants (2012)

Travel advice
Availability: exercise extra vigilance.
More information about this advice, visit National Government .

Best time
August, September, October, November and December are the best months to travel to northern Brazil.
May, June, July and August are the best months to travel to Central Brazil.
May, June, July, August and September are the best months to travel to South Brazil.
In the previous months, you avoid the rainy season.

Portuguese is the official language in Brazil. Many Brazilians know a second language (Italian, German, Spanish and / or English).

Travel documents
You need a valid passport.
A visa is not necessary if you are staying less than 90 days in Brazil.

Immunization (vaccination)
For a visit to Brazil, it is recommended that to get one or more vaccinations

In Brazil (except Alagoas, Aracaju, Bahia, Belo Horizonte, Campo Grande, Ceara, Curitiba, Espirito Santo, Florianopolis, Fortaleza, Goiania, Goias, Iguazu Falls, Joao Pessoa, Maceio, Mato Grosso do Sul, Minas Gerais, Natal, Paraiba , Parana, Pernambuco, Piaui, Porto Alegre, Recife, Rio de Janeiro, Rio Grande do Norte, Rio Grande do Sul, Salvador, Santa Catarina, São Paulo, Sergipe, Teresina and Vitoria) there is malaria.

Money and Money
Brazil is paid with the Brazilian Real (BRL).

Traffic and route
In Brazil you have to drive on the right side of the road.

You will a converter in some cases.

Tap water
It is not recommended to drink water from the tap.

News and newspapers
The latest news regarding Brazil can be found on Google news .
A summary of the newspapers from Brazil, please visit Abyznewslinks .

Websites from Brazil finish on .br.
Official websites of Brazil: and .

Photos and Videos
On Flickr you can find a nice collection of photos from Brazil.
On Youtube you will find a nice collection of videos from Brazil.

An overview of all the holidays in Brazil, please visit .

Protected areas and World Heritage
An overview of the protected natural areas (such as national parks, reserves and wildlife parks) in Brazil can be found on Protected Planet .
An overview of the World Heritage in Brazil can be found on the World Heritage List of UNESCO.

Source: Wikipedia, Wiki Voyage, Government, Embassy Countries, GGD, Google News, Abyznews, Yellow Pages, Flickr, Youtube,,, Protected Planet, World Heritage List.