BrasÃlia (Portuguese pronunciation: [b?azilj?]) is the federal capital of Brazil and seat of government of the Federal District. The city is located atop the Brazilian highlands in the countrys center-western region. It was founded on April 21, 1960, to serve as the new national capital.
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