SciELO
The Scientific Electronic Library On-line - SciELO is an electronic library protecting a particular collection of Brazilian scientific journals. The states and the federal district may be grouped into areas: Northern , Northeast , Central-West , Southeast and Southern The Brazilian regions are merely geographical, not political or administrative divisions, and they don't have any particular form of government.

Brazil's most famous celebration, Carnaval, storms through the country's cities and cities with hip-shaking samba and frevo, dazzling costumes and events that last until sun up, however Brazilians hardly limit their revelry to some weeks of the year. Although defined by regulation, Brazilian regions are helpful primarily for statistical purposes, and also to define the distribution of federal funds in development projects.

Domestic tourism is a fundamental market segment for the business, as 51 million folks traveled all through the nation in 2005, 286 and direct revenues from Brazilian vacationers reached USD 22 billion, 287 5.6 occasions extra receipts than international tourists in 2005.

Brazil's sights extend from frozen-in-time Luiz Gastão Bittencourt colonial towns to otherworldly landscapes of crimson-rock canyons, thundering waterfalls and coral-fringed tropical islands. Then there's Brazil's biodiversity: legendary in scope, its various ecosystems boast the greatest assortment of plant and animal species found wherever on earth.

There's the dancehall forró of the Northeast, twirling carimbó of the Amazon, scratch-skilled DJs of São Paulo and an infinite number of regional sounds that extends from the twangy country music of the sunbaked sertanejo to the exhausting-edged reggae of Maranhão.