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Kingdom rankBrazil
Primary culture
Brazilian (Iberian)

Capital province
Bahia (756)

Despotic MonarchyGovernment monarchy.png

State religion

Technology group
WesternWestern technology group
Brazilian ideas
Traditions.png Traditions:
+1 Attrition for enemies
−25% Envoy travel time

National tax modifier.png Governorate General

+10% National tax modifier

Institution spread.png Research of John of Nassau

+10% Institution spread

Inflation reduction.png Mines of Minas Gerais

+0.10 Yearly inflation reduction

Infantry combat ability.png Halting Foreign Incursions

+10% Infantry combat ability

Core-creation cost.png Entradas and Bandeiras

−15% Core-creation cost

Stability cost modifier.png Inconfidencia Mineira

−10% Stability cost modifier

Legitimacy.png Seat of the Empire

+1 Yearly legitimacy

Idea bonus.png Ambition:

+10% Goods produced modifier
For the region, see Brazil (region).

Brazil is a formable country in South America that is not available at any game start. It has a unique set of national ideas.


Brazil can be formed by any former colonial nation with its capital in the Colonial Brazil region.[1]

Execute decision.pngForm Brazilian Nation


The colonial masters who wished to enslave us are gone. It is time to form a truly independent country of our own. From this day forth the watchword of Brazil will be 'Independence or Death!'

Potential requirements

The game is not using a random New World.
The country:

If this country is AI-controlled, it must own at least 3 provinces.


The country:

Flag of Brazil Brazil does not exist.


The country:

  • changes to Flag of Brazil Brazil.
  • gains a permanent claim on every non-owned province of Colonial Brazil.
  • gains Prestige.png25 prestige.
  • gets the modifier “Increased Centralization” for 20 years with the following effects:
    • Autonomy.png−0.05 monthly autonomy change,
    • National unrest.png+1 national unrest.

If the country:

  • is a member of the Holy Roman Empire and not an elector or the emperor
    • then all its provinces are removed from the HRE.
  • is a duchy
    • then it becomes a Kingdom rank kingdom.
  • does not have custom ideas


  1. For the script code of the decision see in /Europa Universalis IV/decisions/BrazilNation.txt.
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