Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: Interesting Facts

July 11, 2016

-Rio de Janeiro is the second largest city in the country of Brazil and one of the most visited cities in the Southern Hemisphere.

-Rio de Janeiro was once the capital of Brazil, but now the capital of Brazil is Brasilia.

-The official language of Brazil is Portuguese but many people in Rio also speak Spanish.

-Rio de Janeiro is known for Copacabana and Ipanema, two beaches that are so beautiful that songs have been written about them!