Time Zone: UTC/GMT
GDP $450 Billion
Economic Growth 4.2%
Affiliations: OPEC; Arab League; NATO; OAS
Brazil officially the Federative Republic of Brazil is the largest country in both South America and Latin America. As the world’s fifth-largest country by area and sixth by population, it is the largest country to have Portuguese as an official language and the only one in the Americas. Bounded by the Atlantic Ocean on the east, Brazil has a coastline of 7,491 kilometers (4,655 mi) It borders all other South American countries except Ecuador and Chile and covers 47.3% of the continent’s land area.