Joyeux anniversaire à la capitale du Brésil qui est bien Brasilia et non São Paulo ou Rio de Janeiro ! Feliz aniversario !
Happy birthday to the Brazilian capital which is Brasilia and not São Paulo or Rio de Janeiro ! Feliz aniversario !
I hope you reader from abroad know that the capital of Brazil is not Buenos Aires, neither Rio de Janeiro… but Brasília! Right in the heart of the country, in the very middle, a capital was built literally from scratch 55 years ago. Today home of the 3 powers (Executive, Legislative and Judiciary) and center of all the Ministries and highest political institutions, it is funny to know you live in a city where almost no grandma or grandpa was born in. Most of the inhabitants come from elsewhere, be it from other national cities (and came to work in the many public institutions) or from abroad (since all the Embassies are based in the capital). Unlike any other city in Brazil – really unlike! -, it has many empy spaces, a lot of designed architecture, planned strees (with no names, but letters and numbers, like Manhattan) and a mix of people that…
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