We will develop relations with our strategic partners among BRICS countries in the domains of commerce, scientific and technical cooperation, diplomacy, creation of the Development Bank and implementation of the treaty on currency reserve pool.

Dilma Roisseff, President of Brazil

Area: 8.515 million square kilometres

Population: 201 million

Capital: Brasília

Head of state: President Dilma Vana Rousseff

State system: A federative republic

Interesting facts:

  • Brazil is the world’s biggest producer of sugar, oranges and coffee, accounting for over 35 percent of the world’s coffee output.
  • Each year Rio de Janeiro hosts one of the largest carnivals in the world.
  • Brazil is the only country that has participated in all world football championships.
  • Brazil is the largest country in South America and fifth largest in the world in land area.

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