What is the Capital of Brazil?

Capital City Brasilia
What time is it? +1hr, begins third Sunday in October; ends third Sunday in February
Capital location 15 47 S, 47 55 W
Capital - history Laid out in 1957. Became capital in 1960. The name of the capital and country come from brasilium, the Latin name of a red dyewood imported to Rome from the Orient. A similar wood was found in Brazil by European settlers, and the country became known as terra de brasil, meaning "land of red dyewood".
Capital - time difference UTC-3 (2 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)

note: Brazil has three time zones, including one for the Fernando de Noronha Islands

note: Brazil is divided into three time zones, including one for the Fernando de Noronha Islands

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