Brazil is the largest country in both South America and the Latin American region. It is the world's fifth largest country both by geographical area and by population.It is the largest Lusophone country in the world and the only one in the Americas.
Bounded by the Atlantic Ocean on the east Brazil has a coastline of 7491 km (4655 mi).It is bordered on the north by Venezuela Guyana Suriname and the French overseas region of French Guiana; on the northwest by Colombia; on the west by Bolivia and Peru; on the southwest by Argentina and Paraguay and on the south by Uruguay. Numerous archipelagos form part of Brazilian territory such as Fernando de Noronha Rocas Atoll Saint Peter and Paul Rocks and Trindade and Martim Vaz. It borders all other South American countries except Ecuador and Chile and occupies 47% of the continent of South America.
The Brazilian economy is the world's seventh largest by nominal GDP and the seventh largest bySee More
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