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  • Writer's pictureAlexander Schek

Unknown facts about Brazil 2023

  • Brazil is home to the largest Japanese population outside of Japan: Brazil has a large and vibrant Japanese community that dates back over a century. Today, Brazil is home to more than 1.5 million people of Japanese descent, making it the largest Japanese population outside of Japan.

  • The Amazon rainforest is home to an uncontacted tribe: Despite the modern world encroaching on the Amazon rainforest, there is an uncontacted tribe that has managed to remain isolated from the rest of the world. Known as the Awá, they are estimated to number around 450 people and live in a remote part of the Amazon rainforest.

  • Brazil has the most UNESCO World Heritage sites in South America: Brazil is home to 22 UNESCO World Heritage sites, the most of any country in South America. These sites include historic cities, natural wonders, and cultural landmarks such as the Iguazu Falls, the historic town of Ouro Preto, and the Brasilia Modern Ensemble.


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