Brazil is the only country in Latin America where the official language is Portugese instead of Spanish. Brazil's uniqueness does not end there. It is also the largest geographic country in South America and covers 47% of the continent. Brazil is home to 60% of the Amazon Jungle, which is considered the largest and most biodiverse forest in the world. Through the forest flows the Amazon River, one of the major rivers of the world. Located on the border between Argentina and Brazil are the amazing Iguazu Falls which consists of 275 drops or falls that stretch for 1.7 miles. The capital of Brazil is Brasilia, which has been recognized by UNESCO for its unique design and modern planning.