Geography of Brazil #1

Can you answer these random questions about the geography of Brazil?
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What is the longest river in South America?
Amazon River
What is the official language of Brazil?
Portuguese
What is the most populous city in Brazil, as well as South America?
São Paulo
What line of latitude runs through that city?
Tropic of Capricorn
What massive waterfalls are found on the border of Argentina and Brazil?
Iguazu Falls
What small mountain in Rio de Janeiro is famous for its cableway?
Sugarloaf
What is the national animal of Brazil?
Jaguar
What is the smallest country that borders Brazil?
Suriname
Through which of its overseas departments does France share land border with Brazil?
French Guiana
What is the capital of Bahia, the first capital of colonial Brazil?
Salvador
What is the term for a Brazilian shanty town?
Favela
What country shares the longest border with Brazil?
Bolivia
Located in the southern Brazil, what is South America's second longest river?
Paraná
What is the name of rocky region that spans eastern Brazil?
Brazilian Highlands
What statue in Rio de Janeiro became one of the New7Wonders of the World in 2007?
Christ the Redeemer
What is the name of the mountain on which the above is located?
Corcovado
Brazil's Pantanal is world's largest of what type of "land"?
Wetland
What planned modern city is the state capital of Minas Gerais?
Belo Horizonte
What Köppen climate classification zone covers more than 1/3 of Brazil?
Savannah
What is the southernmost state of Brazil?
Rio Grande do Sul
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Level 65
May 2, 2019
Hi. It is Pantanal, not Pantalan
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Level 89
May 8, 2019
The shape of Brasilia is also described as a dragonfly or a bird, not just an airplane.
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Level 66
May 8, 2019
It does, but most people say it looks like an airplane instead of a bird. But i'm gonna rephrase the question.
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Level 51
Jun 13, 2020
Great Quiz, but Majuli river island on Brahmaputra is the largest liver island in the world.
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Level 48
Aug 7, 2020
I didn't know that islands have livers! You learn something new everyday huh!
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Level 49
Oct 16, 2020
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/River_island#Largest_and_smallest

"Majuli, in the Brahmaputra River in India, being non-coastal and being between two channels of one river, is recognised by the Guinness Book of World Records as world's largest example,[1] but Ilha do Bananal meets the same qualifications and is much larger.[2]"