|Area||8,511,965 sq km /3,285,618 sq miles|
|Language||Portuguese 120 Indian languages|
|Life Expectancy||males: 64 years / females: 69 years|
Amazon basin covers the northern half of the country with a network of rivers fertile in the south mainly tropical climate
steel products, transport equipment, coffee, iron ore, aluminium, iron, tin, sugar, beef, textiles.
mineral fuels, machinery, chemicals, wheat, foodstuffs, fertilizers, cast iron, coal.