Brasil is the 5th largest and most populated country in the world with around 200m people. It's the largest Portuguese speaking country in the world but there are more than 180 native languages spoken. There are more Italians in São Paulo than in Rome ! Brasil is the longest country in the world, spanning about 2,800 miles from north to south via land, and has the longest beach in the world at around 150 miles. It also has one of the fastest growing economies and voting in the elections is compulsory for everyone between the ages of 18-65.