About Brasília


Let's have a look around into background of Brasília
  • Region: Distrito Federal
  • Country: Brazil
  • Latitude: -15.7833333
  • Longitude: -47.9166667
  • Time zone: America/Sao_Paulo
  • Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT -3 hours

Weather in Brasília

  • Climate: Tropical Savanna Climate
  • Best Time to Visit: March, May, June and October

Location

Brasília is the federal capital of Brazil and seat of government of the Federal District. The city is located atop the Brazilian Highlands in the country's center-western region. It was founded on April 21, 1960, to serve as the new national capital. Brasília and its metro area were estimated to be Brazil's 4th most populous city with the population up to 2,977,216 in 2016 census.

Distance from Brasília center to Airport

The closest major airport to Brasilia, Brazil is Brasília International Airport (BSB / SBBR).

  • Driving Distance: 14 miles / 23 km
  • Driving Time: 18 Minutes
  • Languages: Portuguese followed by German being the most widely spoken languages.

Modes of transport

  • Airport: Brasília International Airport
  • Rail: TAV Brasil.
  • Road: Bus: Zebrinhas

Customs and Tipping

For Restaurants and Bars:

  • Waitress and Bartender – 10 – 15 % of the Bill.

For Hotels:

  • Room Service: R$10 Minimum
  • Housekeeper: R$5 - R$10 per Day

Valet Parking:

  • Parking or Returning Car: R$5 - R$10

Nearby Tourist Cities

  • Sobradinho,
  • Planaltina,
  • Luziania

Emergency Contact Numbers in Brasília city

  • Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 193/190/192
  • Airport: +55 61 3364-9000 (Brasília International Airport)
  • Hospital: +55 61 3704-9000 (Hospital Brasília)

Events

  • Festas Juninas
  • Japanese Festival
  • Festival de Cinema Brasileiro

Tourist Attractions

  • Cathedral of Brasília
  • Jardín zoológico de Brasilia
  • Palácio do Planalto

Theatre & Concerts

  • Cláudio Santoro National Theater
  • Cinema Severiano Ribeiro
  • Cinemark

Visit Top Restaurants in Brasília

  • Taypa Sabores Del Peru
  • Nau Frutos do Mar
  • Bloco C

Top Shopping Centers in Brasília

  • Pátio Brasil Shopping
  • The ParkShopping
  • Conjunto Nacional

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

  • National Museum
  • Memorial JK
  • Cultural Complex of the Republic

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

  • Hot Dog – Landi Cachorro Quente
  • Burgers – Johnnie Special Burger
  • Pizza – Alfredo's

Sports Club

  • Brasília Futebol Clube – Football
  • UniCEUB/BRB – Basketball
  • Legião FC – Football

Shelling Out Dollars

  • Imported beer: 12.64 R$
  • Taxi: 5.00 R$ (base price)
  • 3 BHK (Downtown): 3,202.38 R$
  • Cheap meal: 22.50 R$
  • Gasoline: 3.65 R$ / litre
  • 3 course meal: 120.00 R$
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