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92% of all new sold cars in Brazil use ethanol as fuel, which is produced from sugar cane.
35% of men from rural Brazil have had sex with an animal, a study found.
The largest population of Catholics in the world is not in Italy nor Spain. It’s in Brazil: 123 million, 64% of its population.
Brazil was the world’s first country to ban tanning beds.
8 of the 12 host cities for the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil are among the 50 most violent cities in the world.
Construction workers in Brazil cemented a car on a pavement after its driver refused to move it.
Apple’s iPhone is almost twice more expensive in Brazil than in the U.S.
In 1958, arhinoceros was a candidate in the city council elections in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Brazil once tried to sell an aircraft carrier on eBay.
The biggest Japanese community outside of Japan is in Brazil.
The 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, will be the first time a South American country has the right to host them.
There’s a colony in Brazil founded by 2,000 to 4,000 Confederate refugees who left the U.S. after losing the Civil War.
About 4 million slaves were taken from Africa to Brazil, about 40% of all in the Americas.
Voting is mandatory in Brazil.
Brazil distributes women’s breast milk around the country to babies whose mothers can’t provide it for them.
Brazil was the only independent South American country to send ground troops to fight in WW2, with over 25,000 soldiers.
In 2010, a clown called “Tiririca” announced he would run for Congress in Brazil. He became the most-voted-for congressman of the election.
German soccer player Mesut Ozil donated his €300,000 World Cup victory bonus to pay surgeries for 23 children in Brazil.
The Bororo people of Brazil are one of the few groups of people where all have the same blood type: “O”.
In Brazil, just 43% of adults have a high-school degree. In Sweden, it’s 87%.