Presentation on theme: "A. Pope Fall 2010 Brazils soccer team has won more World Cups than any other countrys team Brazil has won five International Federation of Association."— Presentation transcript:
Brazils soccer team has won more World Cups than any other countrys team Brazil has won five International Federation of Association Football (FIFA) World Cup Championships Soccer is a major part of life in Brazil and is by far the most popular sport
The official language of Brazil is Portuguese. Brazil is the only Portuguese-speaking country in the Americas. The Portuguese language has become a source of pride and contributes to Brazils national identity. Bem vindo ao Brasil
Distribution of the Brazilian population according to their religions and faiths   ReligionPopulation (million)Proportion (%) Roman Catholicism13074% Protestantism2515.4% No religious affiliation127.4% Spiritism2.21.3% Afro-Brazilian Religions0.3% Other religions1.7% Brazil owes its large Roman Catholic population to the Portuguese influence that pervades its culture
Brazil hosts most of the Amazon River, the longest river in the world It is located in the rich rainforest region of Brazil Isolated tribal communities live along the river in the rainforest, often having little to no contact Brazilian society The Amazon Rivers major port in Brazil is located in the city of Manaus, a relatively large city at 1 million people.
The Amazon Rainforest is one of the most species-rich biomes on the planet One in ten known species in the world lives in the Amazon Rainforest Development has threatened the Amazon Rainforest with deforestation in some areas