The highest mountain in Brazil is Pico da Neblina. It is 2,994 meters above sea level and is located partly in the Guiana Highlands on the Brazil-Venezuela border.Know More
Pico da Neblina means "Peak of the Mists" in Portuguese. Based on a border survey in 1962, the peak is barely within the territory of Brazil. In the official records, the mountain is in the state of Amazonas in the municipality of Santa Isabel do Rio Negro. However, Pico da Neblina is inaccessible from this area.
Sao Gabriel da Cachoeira is the closest city to the peak where almost all mountain climbers depart. The first to reach the summit of Pico da Neblina was a Brazilian Army expedition in 1965.Learn more about South America
Brazil is a country. It is South America's largest country. It is bordered on one side by 4,600 miles of coastline. Brazil is ecologically and geographically diverse. It is home to the Amazon rainforest, mountains, open plains, and island archipelagos such as Trindade and Martim VazFull Answer >
As of 2015, Brazil is not considered a developed country. It is a developing country, according to the World Bank. The World Bank defines countries with an average gross national income of $11,905 or less as developing. The World Bank data shows Brazil's average GNI as $11,690 in 2013.Full Answer >
The main vegetation in Brazil is trees, which accounts for approximately 70 percent of the country's rain forests. Brazil is also home to pine forests, palm forests and tropical semi-deciduous forests.Full Answer >
The most common language spoken in Brazil is the official tongue, Portuguese. However, a diverse indigenous community and extensive immigration makes the linguistic culture of Brazil highly eclectic. According to Ethnologue, Brazil is home to 228 languages.Full Answer >