Brazil-Help.com was created to provide English-speaking people around the world with information, knowledge, understanding, assistance, help, and practical tips about Brazil and its vast expanses, peoples, culture, language, customs, mores, history, as well as the dichotomies that one may encounter. We make every effort to keep all pages as up-to-date as humanly possible. Additionally, new topics and information are added as required or available.
Who & Where
—look up Brazilian CEPs (zip codes) for any address in Brazil—in Portuguese
Telephone Numbers—look up telephone numbers of businesses and individuals anywhere in Brazil—in Portuguese
Brazilian States, Abbreviations & Info—The 26 states of Brazil and Federal District—including their two letter abbreviations, capitols, populations, size, population density, per capita income, flags, locations maps and political map
Media & Information
Brazilian Media Resources—Links to all the major, local and regional Brazilian newspapers, magazines, radio, television, Internet service providers (ISPs) and search engines
Brazzil Magazine Online—News, forums, chat, music, calendar, classifieds, Brazzil Mall, publications, contacts and 1,000s of Brazilian-related links—the premier Internet web site about Brazil and all things Brazilian—an absolute MUST for anyone interested in Brazil
Brazilian Banking & Banks—Top 10 banks in Brazil and information about their size, services, number of locations and more
Convert Brazilian Reais to/from Other Currencies—Currency exchange rates to/from Brazilian reais and dollars, euros, pounds, yen and many other major world currencies
Brazilian Currency—Information about the Brazilian real (Brazilian currency unit)
Brazilian Banknotes & Coins—Pictures (including the obverse/reverese side) of all the most current Brazilian banknotes and coins in circulation
Brazilian Taxes—Recap of the various federal, state and local (municipal) taxes paid by individuals in Brazil
What Things Cost in Brazil—A listing of a wide variety of different supermarket products and what they cost in Brazil
National Symbols & History
Brazil—Comprehensive Description & Anaysis—history, geography, society, economy, political system & foreign policy published by the Research Division of the Library of Congress
The Flag of Brazil—Its symbolism, description, meaning and a bit of history
Hino Nacional Brasileiro (Brazilian National Anthem) play .mp3 vocal version with lyrics in Portuguese_Music: Francisco Manuel da Silva; Lyrics: Joaquim Osório Duque Estrada (in Portuguese and English)
Brazilian Expeditionary Force—FEB (Força Expedicionária Brasileira)—Brazil and the Allies during WWII —the "Smoking Cobras"
Time, Weather & MeasurementCurrent
Time in Rio, São Paulo & Brasília
Time in Brazil—Brazil's three time zones, current time in São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro & Brasilía, time zone map, future start and stop dates for Daylight Savings Time
Today's Weather Forecast for all Regions of Brazil—Brazilian weather map with today's predicted low / high temperatures in Celsius—click on map to close it
Convert Temperatures—Convert between temperatures in Fahrenheit and Celsius
Convert Length Measurements—Convert between miles, kilometers, meters, yards, feet, inches, centimeters and millimeters
Tourism & Travel
Brazil Travel Tips & Information—Helpful information and tips about planning your Brazilian adventure and traveling in Brazil including information about visas, getting there, immigration & customs, arrival gateways, gringos & marajás, who Brazilians are, social customs, currency. using credit & debit cards, safety & security, health issues, weather, traveling in Brazil on airlines, intercity buses, city taxis, buses, subways and car rentals, hotels, food and restaurants, electricity, language, communications and shopping
Brazilian Tourism—Brazilian government tourism site provides a broad range of information about various areas and locations you may want to consider visiting in Brazil—in English
Government & Legal Resources
—Brazilian government web site with tons of business, cultural, tourist and ministerial information & links — in English
Brazilian Embassy & Consulates (in the USA , Canada, Mexico, Great Britain (UK), Australia & New Zealand)—jurisdictions, addresses, phones, web site links, visa forms and information
CIA Factbook—Brazil—Facts, figures and data about Brazil from the U.S. government
U.S. Embassy in Brazil — U.S. Consulate in São Paulo — U.S. Consulate in Rio de Janeiro — U.S. Consulate in Recife
U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services—Official U.S. Government Department of Homeland Security web site with immigration and naturalization information and forms
Cachaça and Caipirinha—All about the Brazilian national drink and cocktail including pronunciations, history, how it's made, recipes, where to buy in the USA, links and more
Brazilian Beers (Cervejas Brasileiras)—All about Brazilian beers, how they are packaged, chilled and served, approximate costs, available brands and brewers
Windows United States International Keyboard—How to type all diactricals (accented characters) required for Portuguese and all other Western European languages
Windows Scandisk—How to run Scandisk on your
Windows on your 95, '98 or ME Windows system
Using Windows Chkdsk on XP—How to run chkdsk on your Windows on your XP or Windows 2000 system
Using Windows Chkdsk on Vista—How to run chkdsk on your Windows Vista system
Security Essentials—Free, high quality anti virus
program for your home Windows PC. Regarded by many as better than any other
available anti virus programs. Download, installation and use requires
a legal Windows operating system installation.
Pirifiorm CCleaner—CCleaner helps make your PC faster and more secure by cleaning and eliminating cookies, temporary files and other "junk" on your hard drive. Small and fast download and easy to install and use. CCleaner is Freeware and donations are encouraged but not required.
Free Windows Registry Repair—Much of the decline in Windows performance on any machine can be attributed to Windows registry errors. Free Window Registry Repair allows you to regularly repair your Windows registry. It automatically backs up any repairs made so that you always can restore the Windows registry to the original state. Windows Registry Repair is Freeware and donations are encouraged but not required.
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