Brazil is the largest country in South America, occupying almost half of the continent and extending from north of the equator to south of the Tropic of Capricorn. The official language is Portuguese and the capital is Brasília.
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Cathedral of Petropolis, in Rio de Janeiro.
Aerial view of beach of Amores in Balneário Camboriú, Santa Catarina, southern Brazil.
Oscar Niemeyer Art Museum, in Curitiba, state of Paraná.
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