Brasília is the capital of the South American country of Brazil.It is famous for the design of its buildings. Rio de Janeiro may be the most famous city in Brazil, but the country’s capital is Brasília, a city built on purpose – to serve as the country’s new capital city. Brasilia is divided in several sectors such as Embassy Sector, Banking Sector and Hotel Sectors. At the close of the 20th century, Brasília held the distinction of being the largest city in the world which had not existed at the beginning of the century. The difference between both is that the festival in Brasília still preserves the tradition to only submit and reward Brazilian movies. Four other adjacent buildings are also part of the complex. One of the main objectives of the plan was to allow the free flow of automobile traffic, the plan included lanes of traffic in a north–south direction (seven for each direction) for the Monumental Axis and three arterials (the W3, the Eixo and the L2) for the residential Axis;[15] the cul-de-sac access roads of the superblocks were planned to be the end of the main flow of traffic. Brasília has two universities, three university centers, and many private colleges. It is the 3rd most populous city in Brazil. The Juscelino Kubitschek bridge, also known as the 'President JK Bridge' or the 'JK Bridge', crosses Lake Paranoá in Brasília. It is located in the Federal District (Distrito Federal) carved out of Goiás state on the central plateau of Brazil. The club hosts some of its games at the 16,000 all-seat Nilson Nelson Gymnasium. The Brasília Metro is Brasília's underground metro system. Based on the report in. The nave is entered via a subterranean passage rather than conventional doorways. [25] Average temperatures from September through March are a consistent 22 °C (72 °F). The building also has a library, a heated Olympic-sized swimming pool, a music room, two dining rooms and various meeting rooms. The bridge has a pedestrian walkway and is accessible to bicyclists and skaters. Brasília hosted the opening of the Confederations Cup and hosted 7 World Cup games. Lúcio Costa won a contest and was the main urban planner[22] in 1957, with 5550 people competing. Located in the Federal District within Goias state on the central plateau of Brazil, it lies between the headwaters of the Tocantins, Parana, and Sao Francisco rivers. There is no need to wonder that Brasilia is included in UNESCO World Heritage Site. area, 3,717,728. The rest of the Federal District is considered by IBGE to make up Brasília's metro area.[1]. Moreover, it is also famous with the amazing modernist architecture. The Legislative Chamber is made up of 24 district deputies.[40]. This meant that the original plan included paving streets that were not immediately put into use; the advantage of this was that the original plan is hard to undo because he provided for an entire street network, but on the other hand, is difficult to adapt and mold to other circumstances in the future. The visitors can reach major cities in Brazil through this airport. The parking lot accommodates 1,200 cars. Brasília was chosen as a UNESCO World Heritage Site due to its modernist architecture and uniquely artistic urban planning. On May 31, 1970, the cathedral's structure was finished, and only the 70 m (229.66 ft) diameter of the circular area were visible. It is the third busiest Brazilian airport based on passengers and aircraft movements. [57], After a visit to Brasília, the French writer Simone de Beauvoir complained that all of its superquadras exuded "the same air of elegant monotony", and other observers have equated the city's large open lawns, plazas, and fields to wastelands. The average distance people usually ride in a single trip with public transit is 15.1 km (9.4 mi), while 50% travel for over 12 km (7.5 mi) in a single direction.[69]. It has over 110,000 cows and it exports wood products worldwide. The Residential Axis was designed for areas with a more intimate character and dedicated to housing, commerce, schooling, churches, recreation spaces, and so on. The International Dance Seminar in Brasília has brought top-notch dance to the Federal Capital since 1991. International teachers, shows with choreographers and guest groups and scholarships abroad are some of the hallmarks of the event. [28], According to the 2010 IBGE Census, 2,469,489 people resided in Brasília and its metropolitan area,[30] of whom 1,239,882 were Pardo (multiracial) (48.2%), 1,084,418 White (42.2%), 198,072 Black (7.7%), 41,522 Asian (1.6%), and 6,128 Amerindian (0.2%). Christmas is widely celebrated, and New Year's Eve usually hosts major events celebrated in the city. Please select which sections you would like to print: Corrections? This concrete-framed hyperboloid structure, seems with its glass roof reaching up, open, to the heavens. [14] In addition, there has been controversy with the monumental aspect of Lúcio Costa's Plan, because it appeared to some as 19th century city planning, not modern 20th century in urbanism.