Brazil Independence Day 2022 & Google Doodle celebrates Brazil I-Day

Brazil today celebrates its 200th Independence Day Anniversary.

Portugal's unwillingness to join the trade embargo against the United Kingdom was retaliated

against by French forces under the command of Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte in 1808.

The Portuguese kings moved the Portuguese Court from Lisbon to Rio de Janeiro,

the colonial Brazil's capital, in order to escape persecution.

The Brazilian President, who also serves as the country's commander in chief of the armed forces

attends the national celebration in Brasilia, which includes a civil-military parade.

Each year, the event, which costs about one million reais, is attended by about 30,000 people.

All of the state capitals and many large American cities

host comparable military and civil parades.

Brazil is said to as the world's coffee producer.

Brazil is the country that produces and exports the most coffee,