Information on Brazil
Official name: Federative Republic of Brazil
Area: 8,510,345 km2
Population: 212.7 million (2022 est.)
Official languages: Portuguese
Currency: Real (R$)
GDP (PPP): $3,585 billion (2022 est.)
GDP (PPP) per capita: $16,763 (2022 est.)
Natural Resources & Agriculture: Agriculture and livestock represent a significant percentage of GDP. Brazil is the world's leading producer of coffee, oranges and cassava. It is also a major producer of beans, corn, cacao, bananas, and rice. Fishing and forestry, while important, are much smaller parts of the overall economy.
Manufacturing & Service Industry: Brazil has long been a tourist favorite country thanks to its famous beaches, rainforests, and carnivals. In addition, it has developed an important manufacturing sector, producing everything from petrochemicals to steel and automobiles.