“I wanted to make a different type of architecture, use concrete, create a new look for a solution that would create astonishment, generate surprise – something that viewers would want to explore the inside of.” (Oscar Niemeyer)

 

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CANDANGOS

Over sixty thousand workers, from various parts of Brazil, participated in the construction of the new capital, and became known as Candangos.

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A WORLD HERITAGE SITE

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) included Brasília in the list of World Heritage Sites.

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A CITY WITH IDENTITY

One of the most environmentally-friendly cities in the world, Brasília has one of the highest rates of green areas per inhabitant in the entire country.

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CHARACTERISTICS

The population of Brasília is more than 2.7 million people. It covers an area of 5,779.999km2 at an altitude of 1,172m.
The climate is tropical savana with two-well defined seasons: a rainy summer (October to April) and dry winter (May to September).
The vegetation is cerrado, which is also known as the Brazilian savanna.
Time: -3h related to the Greenwich Meridian.
Voltage: 220 V