The birth place of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and the sports all star Royce Gracie. Brazil has one of the largest Carnaval celebrations in the world. It is held the 4 days before Ash Wednesday, which marks the beginning of Lent. The celebrations happens in almost every city and town and is a mixture of Christian, Pagan and Native Brazilian traditions. Just be ready to dance and have a crazy time!
Sights in Brazil and Argentina, comprise of 275 waterfalls which flow along the cliff edges for some 2700 metres, falling from heights of up to 80 metres.
With Federal Republic government and around 184,000,000 Population
GDP per capita $10,200 (2008 est.)