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15°47′S 47°52′W
FAMOUS BRAZILIANS

PAULO COELHO
Born on August 24, 1947 is a Brazilian lyricist and novelist. He has become one of the most widely read authors in the world today. He is the recipient of numerous prestigious international awards, amongst them the Crystal Award by the World Economic Forum and France's Legion d'Honneur.

OSCAR NIEMEYER
Born in 1907, Niemeyer is a Brazilian architect specializing in international modern architecture. During the 1950s he made incredible amounts of contributions to the country by designing many important buildings in Brasilia. He is a pioneer in exploring the formal possibilities of reinforced concrete solely for their aesthetic impact. He is currently 104 years old and still working.
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Official language(s): Portuguese

Capital: Brasilia

Population: 195 mill.

Currency: Brazilian Real (BRL)