The official language spoken in Brazil is Portugese.
Name: Brazilian real
100BRL is approx £24
Time Zone: Amazon Time Zone (UTC-04:00) Fernando de Noronha Time Zone (UTC-02:00) and Brasilia Time (UTC-03:00)
The typical cost of a domestic beer in Brazil is 6R$ (approx £1.46) and imported beer is about 12R$ (approx £2.90) on average.
The cost of a meal in Brazil is roughly 20R$ (approx £4.85), or grab some street food, like Picanha (barbecued meat) for a good, cheap meal.
Looking to catch a cab? A normal taxi tariff starts at around 5R$ (approx £1.21), with an extra 2.70R$ for every km (approx 65p).
Transportation in Brazil is pretty cheap, with a one-way ticket on public transport only costing you 3.80R$ (approx 92p).
Looking for a cheap stay? Hostels in Brazil can cost you between 24R$ and 61.80R$ a night (approx £5.80-£15).
You can stay in a range of accommodation options in Brazil, from budget to high end - you can get a midrange hotel room from 160R$ (approx £38).