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Country Spotlight: 5 Kid-Friendly Ways to Learn About Brazil

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Fun Facts

1. Brazil is the fifth largest country in the world, in both land mass and population.

2. The second longest river in the world — the Amazon River — flows through Brazil.

Touring the Negro River, the second largest river in the world.
Cruising the Rio Negro, the largest left tributary of the Amazon River.

3. There are 13 countries in South America and Brazil shares a border with all but two: Chile and Ecuador.

4. Brazil has the most World Cup titles of any country having won 5 times. It is also the only country to have played in every single World Cup tournament.

Brazil has won the FIFA World Cup title a record five times!
Brazil has won the FIFA World Cup title a record five times! Photo by Marcello Casal Jr. via Wikimedia.

5. The statue of Christ the Redeemer, located in Rio De Janeiro, is one of the new seven wonders of the world.

Christ the Redeemer, one of the new seven wonders of the world.
Christ the Redeemer, one of the new seven wonders of the world. Photo by Sean Vivek Crasto via Wikimedia.

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Brazil ABCs helps kids learn their alphabet while also teaching them about the country of Brazil.
Brazil ABCs helps kids learn their alphabet while also teaching them about the country of Brazil.
Explore Brazil through fun facts and colorful pictures.
Explore Brazil through fun facts and colorful pictures.

How do you say…

OLA

Hello … Oi / Olá
Good-bye … Tchau
Good morning … Bom dia
Good evening … Boa noite
Good night … Boa noite
Please … Por favor
Thank you … Obrigado(a)
I would like a glass of wine … Eu gostaria de uma taça de vinho.

A Taste of Brazil

Brazil has lots of delicious fare – savory and sweet. One of our favorites, and which kids love to help make, are brigadeiros.

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