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Your country might be the size of a Brazilian state

how big brazil is

We at The Brazilian Report do not tire of saying that Brazil is the size of a continent. All the countries of the European Union could fit inside Brazil’s borders twice over. Combined, Brazil’s 27 states are bigger than the contiguous United States.

By themselves, Brazil’s states are larger than some major countries. France and Spain, for example, two of the largest countries in Europe, are roughly the size of neighboring states Bahia and Minas Gerais, respectively. Portugal, the former colonial rulers of the country, could fit its entire land area inside the northeastern state of Pernambuco. The...

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