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Brazil
(12,635 words)

República Federativa do Brasil (The Federative Republic of Brazil)

Demographics (United Nations)

Population

213,863,000

Area

8,500,000 sq. km (3,300,000 sq. mi)

Population density

25/sq. km (65/sq. mi)

Growth rate p.a.

0.76% (per 1,000: births 13, deaths 7)

Under 15 years

21%

Urban dwellers

87% (0.87% p.a.)

Largest cities

São Paulo 22,043,000; Rio de Janeiro 13,458,000; Belo Horizonte 6,084,000; Brasília 4,646,000; Pôrto…

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“Brazil”, in: World Christian Encyclopedia Online, Todd M. Johnson, Gina A. Zurlo. Consulted online on 31 July 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2666-6855_WCEO_COM_02BRA>
First published online: 2020



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