District 4600 Youth Exchange Brazil Nome do Jovem Slide 2 B R A Z I L Slide 3 Official Name: Federative Republic of Brazil System of Government: Multi-party political system Official Language: Portuguese National Day: September 7 th, Independence Day Currency: Real(R$) Population: 175 million. 80% urban, 20% rural Sex Distribution: 49.9% male, 50.1% female Ethnic structure: 55,2% white,38.2% mixed race,6.0% black,0.4% Asian,0.2% native people. BRAZIL AT A GLANCE Slide 4 Economy Composition: 56% services, 36% industry, 8% farming Major Industries: Aircraft, Textiles, shoes, chemicals, lumber, iron ore, tin, steel, motor vehicles and parts, arms, soya beans, orange juice, beef, chicken, coffee, sugar. Major Trading partners: EU, Central and South America, Asia, USA Area:3,319,666 square miles (47% of South America) Land Use: 58% forests, 22% pasture, 6% crops, 14% other use Religion: 73% catholic, 14,6 % Protestant Most important & Highest populated cities: So Paulo (10.4 million) - Rio de Janeiro (5.9 million) BRAZIL AT A GLANCE Slide 5 Climate: equatorial,tropical and sub-tropical Standard time: Braslia is minus 3 hours to Greenwich Mean Time Transport Net: roads, railroads, ports and airports BRAZIL AT A GLANCE Slide 6 Geographical Location RegionsNorthNortheastMidwestSouthwestSouthRegionsNorthNortheastMidwestSouthwestSouth 26 States 1 Federal District Slide 7 Curiosities : Around 58% of Brazil is covered with forests, which include the largest rainforest in the world, located in the Amazon River basin. The country has eight river systems, which carry aproximately 20% of the world's fresh water BRAZIL AT A GLANCE Slide 8 Braslia - Federal District Slide 9 South East Region - So Paulo Slide 10 South East - Rio de Janeiro Slide 11 South East - Minas Gerais Slide 12 North - Amazon Region Slide 13 Northeast Slide 14 Midwest - Pantanal Region Slide 15 South Slide 16 South Iguassu Falls and National Park Slide 17 Brazilian Preferable Tastes and Passions Slide 18 District 4600 70 Rotary Clubs 1.200 Rotarians Colocar foto ofcial do Governador e esposa 2011/2012 District Governor Jos Maria and 70 Rotary Clubs 1.200 Rotarians Colocar foto ofcial do Governador e esposa 2011/2012 District Governor Jos Maria and Slide 19 Aqui colocar um pouco sobre sua famlia/cidade/Rotary Club e regio. Slide 20 OBRIGADO!!! Thank You!!! Gracias!!!