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Welcome to Brasilia


Welcome to Brasilia - The city in centre of desert


Brasilia is the capital of Brazil and the city is located in the centre of country. There are located seat of Brazil government. This city is very young, it was inaugurated in 1960 in the Central Highlands of Brazil. The city is listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. The city is planned capital. Before Brasilia did not exist anything on this place. It was not people , water, animals, plants. It was only a desert. Nowadays in the city live almost 3 millions people on 5,802 km2. The city is example of one of the modern city on the world.

 

Information and Facts

Night-life
In the city night-life is not concentrated in one area. If you want to go to some clubs or discos you have to know where it is. Many the best entertainments are located in shopping malls. The most popular musics in Brazil are usually pop, rock, alternative and regional.


Shopping

In the city is many small shops and shopping centre. Everybody can find something for themselves. The most famous place to shopping are:
-The Setor de Diversões
-The imports market
-Records and books


Sightseeing
Brazil is post-colonial country. In 17th it was part of Portugal. In Brasilia the tourists can find many interesting museums and places which remind this period of time. Moreover, the city was built in 1960 so it is one of the modern city on the world. The place which every tourists should visit in Brasilia:
- Monumental Axis
- National Congress
- Palácio da Alvorada
- Palácio do Planalto
- Complexo Cultural da República
- Paranoá Lake
- Juscelino Kubitschek bridge

Time
Standard time zone: UTC/GMT -3

Climate
In Brasilia is a tropical savanna climate. There are two distinct seasons: dry season which last between May and September and the rain season from October to April. The highest average temperature is 28°C and the lower average temperature 13°C. January is the month with the highest rainfall of the year, while June is the lowest.

Public transportation
Brasilia is very large the city because was designed under the assumption that every resident would own a vehicle. In Brasilia are buses and subway. Travelling by public transport is one of the best solution because everyday in the city are traffic jam.

 

 

 

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