- Brazil is the 5th largest country in the world.
- Brazil has the 2nd highest number of airports in the world, after the U.S.
- Brazil occupies 47.3% of South America and borders all other countries except Ecuador and Chile.
- Brazil is defined as a "federal republic" composed of the Federal District, 26 states, and 5,570 municipalities.
- Brazil's economy is the world's 7th-largest by GDP as of 2015.
- The Macaw is the national animal of Brazil.
- use ethanol as fuel, which is produced from sugar cane.
- Brazil is the world's first country to ban tanning beds.
- Brazil's Capital, Brasilia, looks like an aeroplane from above.
- Brazil once tried to sell an aircraft carrier on eBay.
- Rio de Janeiro was once the capital of Portugal,
- making it the only European capital outside of Europe.
- Rio de Janeiro means "January River" and it was called that by mistake. A Portuguese explorer thought the bay was the mouth of a river.
- The 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, will be the first time a South American country has the right to host them.
- There's an underground river 4 KM (2.4 mi) beneath the Amazon River in Brazil, that might be as long, but hundreds of times wider.
- Voting is mandatory in Brazil.
- Brazil was the only independent South American country to send ground troops to fight in WW2, with over 25,000 soldiers.
- In 2010, a clown called "Tiririca" announced he would run for Congress in Brazil. He became the most-voted-for congressman of the election.
- The revolution that transformed Brazil into a republic was so uneventful that the few witnesses present didn't know it happened and the dethroned Emperor didn't even care.
- There's a 10,000-seat replica of Solomon's Temple in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
- There's a prison in Brazil that allows inmates to pedal stationary bicycles, providing electricity to a nearby city in exchange for reduced sentences.
- Half of the top 20 cities in the world with the highest murder rates are in Brazil.
- There's a city
- in Brazil called
- meaning "Don't Touch Me."
- 15,000 billboards were taken down in 2006 when Sao Paulo, Brazil, banned outdoor advertising.
- 8 of the 12 host cities for the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil are among the 50 most violent cities in the world.
- Brazilian prisoners can reduce their sentence by 4 days for every book they read and write a report on.
- In 1958, a rhinoceros was a candidate in the city council elections in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
- The largest free rock concert ever had 4.2 million people. It was held by Rod Stewart in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
- Every ten minutes, someone is murdered in Brazil.
- In Brazil, "Rio" is pronounced "Hio."
- There is a stadium in Brazil in which the midfield line lies on the Equator, making each team defend one hemisphere.
- Piranha soup is a popular aphrodisiac in Brazil.