The largest country in South America, both regarding area and population. A country that fascinates because if its climate and nature, its music and, not the least, its open minded people. The queen of Sweden lived here in her youth and speaks fluent Portuguese. The carnival in Rio attracts hundreds of thousands tourists each year. Sâo Paulo competes with the world's largest Pride march. Brazil is the most liberal country in Latin America in relation to the attitude towards LGBT people. In 1995 the political process started for equality between same sex and opposite sex couples. In some Brazilian states, cohabiting same sex couples are recognised.
Facts: Population: 188 100 000 Official language: Portuguese Area: 8 511 965 km² Currency: Real Government: Presidential Federal republic Calling code: +55 Time zone: -8 to -5