Brazil was established as a colony of Portugal in 1500 and remained under the influence of Portugal until 1815. Today, Brazil is a Federal Republic, the largest country in South America, and the only Portuguese speaking country in South America. Brazil is a multiethnic society, which means that it is home to people of many different ethnic backgrounds. As a result, to be Brazilian is more a statement of nationality than of ethnicity. The Brazilian Portuguese people cluster encompasses Brazilians, sometimes delineated as White, Mestico, or Mulato, but more often simply characterized as Brazilian.
Peoples within this cluster:
Brazilian, Mestico; Brazilian, White
Countries where they are found:
Austria; Belgium; Brazil; Canada; Germany; Guyana; Italy; Jamaica; Paraguay; Portugal; Spain; United Kingdom; United States
Unreached people groups:
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