Federative Republic of Brazil
Area: 8.515 million square kilometres
Population: 201 million
Head of state: President Dilma Vana Rousseff
State system: A federative republic
Brazil is the world’s biggest producer of sugar, oranges and coffee, accounting for over 35 percent of the world’s coffee output.
Each year Rio da Janeiro hosts one of the largest carnivals in the world.
Brazil is the only country that has participated in all world football championships.
Brazil is the largest country in South America and fifth largest in the world in land area.