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Fact file: Brazil at a glance
October 15, 2016, 10:17 am



Type of Government: Federal republic
Current Leader: Michel Temer, President
Population: 205,823,665 (July 2016 estimate)
Language(s): Portugese
Ethnicities: white 47.7%, mulatto (mixed white and black) 43.1%, black 7.6%, Asian 1.1%, indigenous 0.4% (2010 est.)
Religions: Christianity 90% (predominantly Roman Catholic) Spiritist 2.2%, other 1.4%, none 8%, unspecified 0.4%

Capital City: Brasilia
Administrative Capital:
Main Cities/Provinces: Sao Paolo, Rio De Janeiro, Salvador, Fortaleza
Area: 8,515,770 km2
Major Industries: Automobile production, Petroleum

Currency: Brazilian Real
GDP [PPP]: $3.101 trillion (IMF April 2016) / per capita $15,048


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