Brazil comprises a total area of about 3.3 million square miles, making it the fifth largest country in the world and the largest country in South America, occupying over half the continent. Brazil is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean and has a coastline spanning approximately 4,600 miles.
Brazil is bordered by the countries Argentina, Bolivia, Colombia, French Guiana, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Uruguay and Venezuela. The capital of Brazil is Brasilia, while the largest city is Sao Paulo. Brazil has a population over 202 million people, making it the sixth most populated country in the world. The official language of Brazil is Portuguese, which is the most widely spoken language in the country.