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  • A Bit of History

    The occupation of the center-west of Brazil did not keep up with the pace of occupation in the other regions. It was not until the discovery of... Read more

  • The Method to the Madness

    Addresses in Brasília's Plano Piloto can make even surveyors scratch their heads. Although the original layout of the city is very logical, it... Read more

  • Top Reasons to Go

    Incredible Architecture: Brasília's remarkable architectural style is unique even among the world's other planned cities. Amazing Wildlife: The... Read more

  • The Brazilian Savanna

    Brazil's vast cerrado (savanna) is the most biologically rich grassland in the world. More than 100,000 species of plants are found in this 500-million-acre... Read more

  • The Making of a Capital

    As far back as 1808 Brazilian newspapers ran articles discussing Rio's inadequacies as a capital (Rio became the capital in 1763, following Brazil's... Read more

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