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Brazil is the largest country in both South America and the Latin American region. It is the world's fifth largest country, both by geographical area and by population.[10] It is the largest lusophone country in the world, and the only one in the Americas.

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A favela is the term for a slum in Brazil, most often within urban areas. The first favelas appeared in the late 19th century and were built by soldiers who had nowhere to live. Some of the first settlements were called bairros africanos (African neighbourhoods). This was the place where former slaves with no land ownership and no options for work lived. Over the years, many former black slaves moved in.

Domain: Geography; Category: Cities & towns

Une favela est le terme pour un bidonville au Brésil, le plus souvent dans les zones urbaines. Les premières favelas est apparu à la fin du XIXe siècle et ont été construits par les soldats qui n'avaient nulle part où vivre. Certains des premiers établissements étaient appelés bairros africanos (quartiers africains). C'était l'endroit où vivaient les anciens esclaves avec aucune propriété foncière et aucune option pour le travail. Au cours des années, de nombreux anciens esclaves noirs s'installe en.

Domain: Geography; Category: Cities & towns

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