Main cities in Brazil
Brazil is the largest country in South America, accounting for 58% of the entire continent. The country itself is composed of 27 governing states, with the federal capital being Brasilia. The local currency in Brazil is known as the real. The real typically trades at a lower value, making visiting Brazil very accessible for international travelers from Europe and North America.
Brazil is a diverse country home to 180 million people from a number of different ethnic backgrounds, most of whom are native Brazilians. The predominant language in Brazil is Portuguese, however many Brazilians are somewhat comfortable with English. If speaking English with a Brazilian pay very close attention, it's sometimes difficult to understand, but they are excited to try. The ability to speak English is seen as a valuable talent indeed.
The Capital of Brazil is Brasilia, positioned in the central part of the country of Brazil. Previously, Rio de Janeiro made the capital of Brazil. Later Brasilia was chosen as the Capital of Brazil for its convenient positioning in the center-west of Brazil. It is closer to the other regions of Brazil in comparison to Rio de Janeiro. The beautiful monuments and memorials in the Capital of Brazil attract a big number of tourists every year. The tourists never forget to pay a visit to the Monumental Axis located in downtown Brasilia. The Monumental Axis also known as the Ministries Esplanade hosts many Government buildings of interest, memorials and monuments.
Rio de Janeiro is located in the south-eastern corner of Brazil, just east of Sao Paulo. It's the most famous tourist destination in Brazil because of it's amazing beaches, historic monuments, and many other attractions such as Rio Carnival. To Rio's residents the city is known as "Cidade Maravilhosa," or "Marvelous City." The major attractions that Rio de Janeiro offers, include: the Statue of Christ the Redeemer (Corcovado Mountain), Sugar Loaf Mountain, Maracana Stadium, Tijuca National Park, and Favela da Rocinha.
Natal is considered one of the safest capitals in Brazil and is a popular entry point to the country, from Europe.
Many visitors to Natal choose to tour the beaches along the coast by 'dune buggy' or four wheels drive vehicle.
Natal, the City of the Sun, capital city of the State of Rio Grande do Norte, is a major tourist destination in Brazil. Brazil is a big, peaceful, blessed by Nature country. Natal and other beaches, like Pipa, are growing more and popular among Brazilian and international tourists. Natal is the safest capital city in Brazil, and one of the Brazilian cities nearest Europe and North America.
Sao Paulo is often called a concrete jungle, but actually this is one of the greatest cities in the world, come take advantage of what it has to offer! Founded in 1554, Sao Paulo now is the 3rd largest city in the world with over 20,000,000.
The beauty of these cities lead to the fact that Brazil (especially the North East) is starting to see a large increase in international tourism. Once visited it is very difficult to leave without yearning to return. This is the start of a fantastic opportunity, whether you want to purchase a second home, a 'buy to let' Investment or a permanent residence, the heart and soul of Brazil awaits your arrival.
Author: by Donna Lewis