Brazil is the 5th largest country, both in terms of area and population, in the world.
Brazil is a geographically diverse country. The topography of Brazil ranges from the flat Amazon Basin, stretching from the north to the west, to the Brazilian Highlands in the south east rising to about 4000 feet. The highest point in Brazil is the Pico de Neblina (3014 m). The physical feature of the country is well depicted in the physical map of Brazil.
Brazil is divided into 26 states and one federal district. The Brazil political map points out the major cities and administrative divisions of the country. The largest state of Brazil is Amazons while the most densely populated state is Sao Paulo. Brasilia is the capital of Brazil.
Many of the cities in Brazil are truly amazing; the more popular and well known Brazilian cities include: Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo, and Brasilia. Each of these cities is rich with Brazilian culture and history, have an abundance of natural beauty, and an extremely hospitable local population.
The people of Brazil are extremely friendly, and you’ll find a Brazilian can never have too many friends. They are always excited to meet new people, and if you are in any need of help don’t hesitate to ask a Brazilian. They will go out of their way to ensure you’re happy in their country.
Visiting Brazil you can see that Brazil is somewhere which has not been developed to the extent of Dubai or Spain, so it offers a bit of exclusivity. See the following facts proving political and economical attractiveness of Brazil property investment:
• Brazil – 5th largest country in the world with a population of 182 million making up South America’s economic powerhouse
• Self-sufficient in terms of oil and has over 1/3rd of the world’s water reserves
• Well known producer of aircraft, automobiles, coffee, iron ore, steel and, of course, footwear (Brazil’s super-trendy Havaiana flop-flops)
• Predicted by many as one of world’s next superpowers, under the highly successful leadership of President Lula who has helped turn the economy around (Goldman Sachs predicts that by 2050 Brazil will be the worlds 5th largest economy)
• Inflation at all-time low, currency stable and favorable to investors, industry performing well and interest rates falling quickly
• Price rises of over 20% p.a. are predicted in main property in Brazil development zones
• President Lula’s policy of „high priority sustainable development“ allows foreigners to own 100% freehold on property
• Budget of $USD 750 million just been set aside for enhancing tourist infrastructure such as airports and roads
• Tourist numbers to north-east already up by 134% over past few years and the region is on course to enter the coveted top 20 of tourism destinations in the world by 2007/2008
The Times newspaper recently quoted well respected city financiers: „Brazil remains one of the fastest growing emerging markets“, „We expect interest rates to continue to come down, providing a boost to domestic sentiment and interest from foreign investment“, and „The market represents extremely good value for investors now“.