Overview - Brazil

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Capital:Brasilia
Area:8,511,965 km²
Population:188,078,227 (2006 estimate)
Language(s):Portuguese (official), Spanish, English, French.
Religion(s):Roman Catholic - 73.6%, Protestant - 15.4%, Spiritualist - 1.3%, Bantu/voodoo - 0.3%, others 9.4%.
Ethnic Group(s):White - 53.7%, mulatto - 38.5%, black - 6.2%, others - 1.6%.