Learn facts about South America's largest country
Official name: Federative Republic of Brazil
Size: 3,827,612 square miles (8,514,877 square kilometers); about the size of the U.S.
Population: 202,656,788 (estimated for July 2014)
Official Language: Portuguese
Climate: Mostly tropical; cooler in the south
Currency: Real (current exchange rate is about 2 reals per U.S. dollar)
Products: Coffee, soybeans; beef; iron ore; footwear, motor vehicles