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Country Profile
Population 205,338,000
GDP Unavailable
Energy Consumption 10.63 Quadrillion Btu
2-letter ISO code BR
3-letter ISO code BRA
Numeric ISO code 076
UN Region[1] South America
OpenEI Resources
Energy Maps 10 view
Tools 23 view
Programs 37 view
Energy Organizations 143 view
Research Institutions 0
CIA World Factbook, Appendix D[2]

Brazil (/brəˈzɪl/; Portuguese: Brasil [bɾaˈziw] ), officially the Federative Republic of Brazil (Portuguese: República Federativa do Brasil, About this sound listen ) is the largest sovereign state in Latin America. A federal republic, Brazil is the world's fifth-largest country, by both geographical area and total population. It is the largest Portuguese-speaking country in the world, and the only one in the Americas.

Energy Resources

Resource Value Units Rank Period Source
Wind Potential 3,225,342 Area(km²) Class 3-7 Wind at 50m 1 1990 NREL
Solar Potential 24,993,114,080 MWh/year 5 2008 NREL
Coal Reserves 5,025.44 Million Short Tons 15 2008 EIA
Natural Gas Reserves 364,200,000,000 Cubic Meters (cu m) 36 2010 CIA World Factbook
Oil Reserves 13,200,000,000 Barrels (bbl) 17 2010 CIA World Factbook

Energy Maps featuring Brazil

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142 Clean Energy Companies

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  1. UN Statistics Division
  2. CIA World Factbook, Appendix D
  3. Reegle Clean Energy Datasets

Brazil' is a country in South America.
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