2014 BAHIA MARATHON, SALVADOR, BAHIA, BRAZIL: 5:26:01 (2014-08-24)


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Capital of Bahia: Sao Salvador da Bahia

Population of Bahia: 15 million

Currency: Real (BRL)

Famous people from Bahia:

Daniela Mercury (musician), Gilberto Gil (musician), Bebeto (soccer)

Fun facts about Brazil:

Brazil is one of the biggest countries of the world and the most populous countries in Latin America. It is officially known as Brasil or Republica Federtiva do Brazil.

Christ the Redeemer, the 130-feet tall statue that overlooks Rio de Janeiro, is one of the seven wonders of the contemporary times. This sculpture is the symbol and icon of Brazil.

The only soccer team in this world to have won the prestigious ‘World Cup’ 5 times is Brazil’s soccer team. Brazil is also the birthplace of one of the best soccer players of this century, Pele.

The capital of Brazil is Brasilia and it is considered to be one of the most beautiful cities of the world. This city was designed by architect Oscar Niemeyer, who was considered to be one of the best architects in the world.

It is common in the country to kiss women on both their cheeks while meeting them or taking their leave, in informal situations. Between men, handshaking is customary and normal European courtesies are followed.

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