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Wildfires burning in Bolivia, Paraguay, Argentina, and Brazil

Wildfires burning in Bolivia, Paraguay, Argentina, and Brazil Large numbers of wildfires were burning in Bolivia, Paraguay, Argentina. Brazil (Portuguese: Brasil; Brazilian Portuguese: officially the Federative Republic of Brazil (Portuguese: About this soundRepública Federativa do Brasil), is the largest country in both South America and Latin America. At 8.5 million square kilometers (3.2 million square miles) and with over 211 million people, Brazil is the world’s fifth-largest country by area and the sixth most populous. Its capital is Brasília, and its most populous city is São Paulo. The federation is composed of the union of the 26 states and the Federal District. It is the largest country to have Portuguese as an official language and the only one in the Americas;  it is also one of the most multicultural and ethnically diverse nations, due to over a century of mass immigration from Wildfires burning in Bolivia, Paraguay, Argentina, and Brazilaround the world; as well as the most populous Roman Catholic-majority country.Argentina (Spanish: [aɾxenˈtina]), officially the Argentine Republic  (Spanish: República Argentina), is a country located mostly in the southern half of South America. Sharing the bulk of the Southern Cone with Chile to the west, the country is also bordered by Bolivia and Paraguay to the north, Brazil to the northeast, Uruguay and the South Atlantic Ocean to the east, and the Drake Passage to the south. With a mainland area of 2,780,400 km2 (1,073,500 sq mi), Argentina is the eighth-largest country in the world, the fourth largest in the Americas, the second largest in South America after Brazil, and the largest Spanish-speaking nation by area. The sovereign state is subdivided into twenty-three provinces (Spanishprovincias, singular provincia) and one autonomous city (ciudad autónoma), Buenos Aires, which is the federal capital of the nation (Spanish: Capital Federal) as decided by Congress. The provinces and the capital have their own constitutions, but exist under a federal system. Argentina claims sovereignty over part of Antarctica, the Falkland Islands (Spanish: Islas Malvinas), and South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands.

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