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Saturday, 25. May 2019 at 07:23 AM

Brazil Travel Advisory

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Warning Level Icon Travelling Brazil is (relatively) safe

Brazil with its capital Brasília is a country in South America (South America), slightly smaller than the US (8,511,965 km²). The country is located Eastern South America, bordering the Atlantic Ocean. The climate can be described as mostly tropical, but temperate in south. The landscape is mostly flat to rolling lowlands in north; some plains, hills, mountains, and narrow coastal belt. With a population of about 191.91 million citizens.

Local Situation: 2.2 / 5

Travelling Brazil is (relatively) safe. We detected travel advisories from 6 sources for this specific country.

Regional Situation: 2.2 / 5

Brazil shares a land border with 10 neighbouring states. For this region of countries (including Brazil), the Advisory Index is 2.2 (average value over all countries). All countries have some reported advisories: Venezuela (4.4), Bolivia (2.4), Guyana (2.3), Colombia (2.2), Peru (2.2), French Guiana (2), Paraguay (2), Suriname (2), Argentina with 1.3 and Uruguay with 1 (of 5).

Rating Details (single travel warnings)

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 1 - Travel is usually safe.
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Normal precautions

This is the general advisory covering the whole country.

Source: https://www.dfa.ie/travel/travel-advice/a-z-list-of-countries/brazil/

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 2 - Travel is usually safe.
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Exercise increased caution in Brazil due to crime. Some areas have increased risk. Read the entire Travel Advisory. Do not travel to: Any areas within 150 km of Brazil’s land borders with Venezuela, Colombia, Peru, Bolivia, Guyana, Suriname, French Guiana, and Paraguay due to crime. (Note: This does not apply to the Foz do Iguacu National Park ...

This is the general advisory covering the whole country.

Source: http://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/traveladvisories/traveladvisories/brazil-travel-advisory.html

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 2 - Travel is usually safe.
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Exercise increased caution in Brazil due to violent crime. 

This is the general advisory covering the whole country.

Source: https://www.safetravel.govt.nz/brazil

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 2 - Travel is usually safe.
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The Ministry for Foreign Affairs and Trade Promotion advises Maltese citizens travelling to Brazil to exercise caution. The general elections that took place in October brought an increased risk of political and social unrest, following the result, and tensions are particularly high in the border region with Venezuela, due to immigration-related disputes. Recent ...

This is the general advisory covering the whole country.

Source: https://foreignaffairs.gov.mt/en/Pages/Travel-Advice.aspx

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 3 - Travel with high caution.
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The Canadian goverment suggests: Exercise a high degree of caution.

This is the general advisory covering the whole country.

Source: https://travel.gc.ca/destinations/brazil

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 3 - Travel with high caution.
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Caution

This is the general advisory covering the whole country.

Source: http://www.mfa.gov.cy/mfa/mfa2016.nsf/travel_en.html

About Brazil

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Basic Statistics and Facts

Topic Value
Capital Brasília
Population about 191.91 million
Size 8511965 km²
Size comparable to slightly smaller than the US
Common languages Portuguese, Spanish, English, French
Timezone America/Sao Paulo with UTC offset of -3 hour(s)
Currency Real (short: BRL)
Common voltage (electricity) 110/220V - 60Hz
Used GSM Frequencies 900, 1800
International phone prefix +55
Internet Top Level Domain .br
Countrycode: ISO Alpha 2 BR
Countrycode: ISO Alpha 3 BRA
Countrycode: ISO Numeric 76

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