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28 Cards in this Set

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5th largest country in surface area.
3rd largest country in surface area.
2nd largest country in land area.
4th largest country in land area.
Marks the most southerly latitude at which the sun can appear directly overhead at noon.
Tropic of Capricorn
Marks the most northerly latitude at which the sun can appear directly overhead at noon.
Tropic of Cancer
The word "tropic" itself comes from the Greek tropos, meaning what?
The line of longitude at which longitude is defined to be 0°.
The Prime Meridian
Portuguese explorer, commander of the first ships to sail directly from Europe to India.
Vasco da Gama
Portuguese navigator and explorer. Generally regarded as the European discoverer of Brazil.
Pedro Álvares Cabral
The second largest city of Brazil and South America.
Rio de Janeiro
largest city in Brazil
São Paulo
Capital of Brazil
One of three island groups in the Caribbean. Comprising Cuba, Jamaica, Hispaniola, and Puerto Rico.
Greater Antilles
Refers to the islands forming the greater part of the West Indies in the Caribbean Sea.
The Antilles
the second-largest and most populous island of the Antilles
Haiti and the Dominican Republic occupy this Island.
served as president of Brazil from 1930 to 1945 and from 1951 until his suicide in 1954
Getúlio Dornelles Vargas
the second and last Emperor of Brazil, having ruled for almost 50 years, reign 1831 - 1889
Pedro II
current President of Brazil
Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva
commemorates the descent of the Holy Spirit upon the Apostles and other followers of Jesus as described in the Book of Acts
an Indian spiritual and religious term, that means one's righteous duty or any virtuous path in the common sense of the term
world's third largest religion
world's largest religion.
the longest river in Pakistan
The Indus River
a branch of Hindu, is the fifth-largest organized religion in the world
is a concept of Hinduism, is the unchanging, infinite, immanent, and transcendent reality which is the Divine Ground of all matter, energy, time, space, being, and everything beyond in this Universe.[
Obama's Press Secretary
Robert Gibbs