The Federative Republic of Brazil, popularly referred to as Brazil, is a country located in South America with a total population of over 200 million residents. Brazil is supposedly the 5th largest country in the world by area (3,287,956 square mi) and the 7th most populous. It is the only country in the Americas with Portuguese as an official language.
According to recent reports, a 12-passenger plane that was heading to the Barcelos area of the country from Manaus, Amazonas has crashed, killing everyone on board including 2 crew members. The report mentions the launch of an investigation into the cause of the incident.