What Does the Landscape in Brazil Look Like?

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The landscape of Brazil is very diverse, dominated by dense jungles and waterways of the Amazon rain forest in the north, and the flat, swampy areas of the central-west. Also among South America’s largest country are pine forests, rough hills, vast plateaus and coastal plains.

The fifth-largest nation in the world, the Brazilian coastline stretches 4,500 along the Atlantic, sharing borders with every South American country but Ecuador and Chile. Due to the variety of terrain, the country boasts the greatest variety of animals of any country in the world, including 600 different mammal species, 1,600 bird species, 1,500 fish species and 100,000 types of insects.