Religions, beliefs and sects are quite varied in Brazil.
There is full religious freedom, and no official state religion. Ror Catholic
is, however, followed by over 100 million people.
The major attraction in the region, composed by the states of Amazonas, Para,
Acre, Rondonia, Roraima, Amapa and Tocantis, is the magnificent Amazon rainforest,
the largest in the world. To get close to a little stretch of the forest, book
at one so called "jungle hotels” or take boats trips from Manaus, the capital
of the Amazon state. Like Manaus, Belem, the capital of Para, offers historic
buildings and a rich regional cuisine, with influences from Indigenous tribes.
The main rivers are the important modes of transports.
Temperatures usually range between 22 and 33 Celsius.
Its nine states ' Bahia, Sergipe, Alagoas, Pernambuco, Paraiba, Rio Grande
do Norte, Ceara, Piaui and Maranhao make up the largest strech of coast in the
country, with fantastic scenery where deserted beaches, coconut trees, natural
pools and transparent bays can be seen. The region has fascinating colonial
historic cities, rich folklore and traditional culture.
Temperatures are moderated by the cool ocean breezes and rarely exceed 27 Celsius.
It is composed by the states of Mato Grosso, Mato Grosso do Sul, Goias and
Distrito Federal (site of the country's capital Brasilia, bench mark of modern
architecture by Oscar Niemeyer). The region has National Parks, offers rivers
and waterfalls. One of the main tourist destinations in Brazil, Pantanal (the
largest savannah in the world) is home to an extraordinary variety of fauna
and flora and fishing sites offering lodgings in farms and boats. Temperatures
range between 16 and 27 Celsius. The rainy season is between November and March.
Mild weather and beautiful hill cities: it is Rio Grande do Sul. The neighboring
state, Santa Catarina, received substantial European colonization in its interior.
The highlight of the stunning seaside is the capital, Florianopolis. Parana
is home to an organized capital city, Curitiba, historical cities, environment
preservation units and the famous Iguassu Falls, which has been declared one
of the natural wonders of the world.
Temperatures average between 7 and 24 Celsius from May to September and from
16 to 27 Celsius degrees the remainder of the year.