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 the largest country on the continent of South America, which also includes the countries of Venezuela, Guyana, Suriname, Columbia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Paraguay, Chile, Argentina and Uruguay. Three territories are also considered part of the South American continent: the Galapagos Islands, the Falkland Islands and French Guiana.Full 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 >
There are a variety of popular mountain ranges in Brazil, including the Serra do Espinhaco, the Pico da Bandeira and the Pedra da Mina. Brazil also boasts some tall mountain ranges, including the Tumucumaque, Imeri and the Pacaraima mountain ranges.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 >