Brazil international travel guide in 2023
Brazil is part of South America with main city at Brasilia. It's usually 🌤️ 25.45 °C in Brazil with a rainfall of 🌧 236.62 mm. Internet speed in Brazil is on average 4.1 Mbps. In Brazil you drive on the right side. Its Developing country with a population of 206M people. The main currency is Brazilian Real. The languages spoken are Portuguese. Automatic teller machines are everywhere in Brazil. Current travel safety advice is Exercise a high degree of caution. Get other useful information like socket plugs, SIM cards and emergency numbers.
👍 Developing 🌤️ ~25.45 °C 🌧 ~236.62 mm 👨👩👦👦 206M people
🛡️ Travel safety
Exercise a high degree of caution
We’ve lowered the travel advice level for Brazil. We now advise you exercise a high degree of caution due to high crime rates. We now advise: Exercise a high degree of caution in Brazil due to high crime rates.
Brazil uses 127/220V, 60Hz with sockets and plugs Type C and Type N.
The languages that are typically spoken are Portuguese
💱 Currencies Used
Brazil uses the Brazilian real (symbol: R$), code BRL.Banknotes come in denominations of 100, 50, 20, 10, 5, 2 and 1 reals. Real is subdivided into 100 centavos. Coins come in denominations of 1 real and 50, 25, 10, 5 and 1 centavos.
Automatic teller machines are everywhere in Brazil. Pretty much anywhere you look there will be an ATM. Brazil has one of the highest ATM densities in the world.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM — your standard magnetic card will work fine.
Internet speed in Brazil is on average 4.1 Mbps. WiFi coverage in Brazil is moderate. It's relatively easy to find one when needed.
You can buy a SIM card for about 86.83 BRL, which includes 1 GB of data plan. You can choose from 7 telecoms: Algar Telecom, Claro, Nextel, Oi, Sercomtel, TIM or Vivo. Brazil uses GSM mobile networks GSM 850, GSM 900, GSM 1800 and GSM 1900. If you don't want to buy SIM card in Brazil upon arrival, make sure to check the roaming charges with your telecom provider before your departure so there are no surprises when you return home.
To call Brazil, dial +, then 55 (the country code for Brazil), then the area code (without the initial 0) and the local number. For local calls within Brazil, start with the area code (with the initial 0). In the case above area code is 11 .
🛣️ Road rules
In Brazil you drive on the right side. Most cars have manual transmission (stick). Unless otherwise posted, the speed limits for cars and motorcycles are as follows: 40-60 km/h (24-37 mph) in all built-up areas, 60-80 km/h (37-49 mph) on undivided highways, 80-120 km/h (49-74 mph) on motorways and 80-120 km/h (49-74 mph) on expressways.
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