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Brazil Geography

Geographic situation The Federal Republic of Brazil is the largest country in South America. It occupies about half of the South American territory. Brazil has borders with all the countries of South America, except Chile. To the north Venezuela, Guyana, Suriname, French Guiana and the Atlantic Ocean ; to the south Uruguay ; to the west Argentina, Paraguay, Bolivia and Peru and to the northeast Colombia. The Brazilian territory is crossed by two very important geographical… Read More »

Brazilian Hydrography

The abundant presence of rivers is a characteristic of Brazilian hydrography: the country has some of the largest hydrographic basins in the world. General features Brazil is bathed by long and flowing rivers, due to the hot and humid climate. The relief, on the other hand, interferes with the presence of numerous waterfalls and, mainly,… Read More »

Pernambuco, Brazil Economy

Economy Agriculture and Livestock Pernambuco is the second Brazilian producer of sugarcane. The forest area is home to more than ninety percent of the plantations. Other important products in the state are cotton (arboreal and herbaceous) and cassava. The bean has less dispersion than the cassava, as it has little spread in the forest area… Read More »