About Brasilia Brazil
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Brasilia is the capital and Federal city and district of Brazil,
located in the heart of Brazil, in the central-west region. This
region is also home to the states of Goiás, Mato Grosso and Mato
Grosso do Sul.
Located along a plateau - Planalto Central, the Brasilia
population is approximately 2,455,903 (18.86% of the national territory)
according to the IBGE census of 2007. This makes the city of Brasilia
the fourth largest in Brazil, which incidentally, is also
listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site.
Brasilia Brazil Seal
The motto of Brazilia is: "Venturis ventis", which
in Latin means - "To the coming winds". Rather fitting when
you consider that according to a legend, the Italian saint,
Don Bosco had a prophetic dream in 1883, in which he
described a futuristic city, that apparently fit Brasilia Brazil's
location. There are numerous references to Don Bosco in Brasilia
today, including one of the main cathedrals that bears his name.
With Brasilia being the national capital, it is the seat of
of the entire Brazilian government. Brasil's Brasilia
International airport acts as a major hub for the country, by
connecting the capital to all of the major Brazilian cities, in
addition to numerous international destinations.
Facts about Brasilia Brasil
In addition to being the seat of political events, Brazil capital
city also accommodates the head offices for numerous Brazilian
companies, including Banco do Brasil - Bank of Brazil, Brasil
Telecom, Caixa Econômica Federal etc., as well as being the hub for
major events, such as Brasilia music performances and movie
Being a cosmopolitan city, Brazil's city of Brasilia is also an important
business and tourism destination for the local economy, with
extensive infrastructure and hotels, in addition to having in
excess of 89 embassies in the capital.
Brasilia city's design is most unique and diverse, with
specific areas incorporated into its plan to accommodate almost
any kind of future venture such as the hosting of any largescale
event. More recent Brasilia
tourism development programs for the city, such
as further hotels and accommodation, enables the city to do just
Other important facts about Brasilia
Catedral Metropolitana Nossa
The Catedral - Metropolitana Nossa Senhora Aparecida,
which is built below street level, was designed by
Oscar Niemeyer and was inaugurated in
1970. The design structure is the work of Marianne Peretti,
consist of approximately 16 curved pillars with stained glass
to enable the flow of natural light.
The sculpture works of Alfredo Ceschiatti - the four
evangelists and suspended angels, can be seen both inside and
outside the Cathedral, alongside the works of
Di Cavalcanti - depicting the Passion of the Christ and
Athos Bulcão - wall tiles that decorate the restrooms
in the City Park
City Park - Parque da Cidade, located within Brasilia Brazil,
is named after the wife of Brazilian President Juscelino Kubitschek
is in excess of 4 million square meters and include the work of
the landscaper, Burle Marx.
The capital city of Brazil is home to the University of Brasília.
The Three Powers Square - Praça dos Três Poderes is
a demonstration of some of the most significant works of
Oscar Niemeyer, including the Planalto Palace, which
is the headquarters of the Brazilian President; the National
Congress, which accommodates the Chamber of Deputies and the
Federal Senate; and the Higher Courts of Justice, among numerous
It is little surprising that with all its ingenuity, history and
uniqueness, Brasilia Brazil is a symbol of great importance in
terms of being an important business and tourism destination.
Brazil Capital City
Brazil Capital was originally Rio de Janeiro, until 1960 when an article of Brasil's constitution was enforced, thus moving the
capital of Brazil from the south eastern coast to central-west...
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