KEY FACTS OF REAL ESTATE ACQUISITIONS UNDER BRAZILIAN LAW -
1. OVERVIEW OF BRAZILIAN HISTORY-
Brazil is a federative republic and the largest country in both South and Latin America. It is also the world's fifth-largest country by area and sixth by population. In the Americas, it is the only country where Portuguese is the official language.
Bordered by the Atlantic Ocean on the east, Brazil has a coastline of 7,491 kilometers (4,655 mi). It borders all other South American countries except Ecuador and Chile and covers 47.3% of the continent's land area. The Amazon is a world-renowned vast tropical forest, home to diverse wildlife, a variety of ecological systems, and extensive natural resources spanning numerous protected habitats. This unique environmental heritage makes Brazil focal point of significant global interest and debate regarding foreign ownership of rural land, deforestation, and environmental protection....
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