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Kingdom rankBrazil
Primary culture
Brazilian (Iberian)

Capital province
Bahia (756)

Autocracy Government monarchy.png

State religion

Technology group
WesternWestern technology group
Brazilian ideas
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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

Yearly 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

Yearly 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, as Brazil only got independence one year after the end of the game's timeframe in 1822. It has a unique set of national ideas.

Formation[edit | edit source]

Brazil can be formed by any former colonial nation with its capital in the Colonial Brazil region. Additionally, Brazil can be formed by Flag of Portugal Portugal taking the decision to flee to Brazil.


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 Allow
  • Flag of Brazil Brazil does not exist.
  • Administrative technology.png Administrative technology is at least 10.
  • is not a subject nation other than a tributary state.
  • is not at war.
  • Capital.png Capital is in the Colonial Brazil region.
  • Province icon.png owns at least 10 cities in the Brazil region.


The country:

  • changes to Flag of Brazil Brazil.
  • gains a permanent claim on every non-owned province of:
    • Colonial Brazil region.
  • gains Yearly prestige.png 25 prestige.
  • gets the modifier “Increased Centralization” for Time Icon.png 20 years:
    • 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.
  • was not a former colonial nation then:
    • it loses all subjects in Europe, Asia, and Africa
    • it inherits all its colonial nations
    • it will not be able to form any colonial nations[1]
    • all its provinces in Europe, Asia, and Africa are ceded to their former nation
  • if primary culture is in the Iberian culture group:
    • change Primary culture.png primary culture to Brazilian.
  • does not have custom ideas

Execute decision.pngFlee to Brazil

Portugal is in ruins! The monarch and the court must make haste across the sea before our enemies descend upon us once more. Though it will be painful to leave Portugal behind, we shall surely create a glorious new Empire in Brazil.

Potential requirements Allow
  • Administrative technology.png Administrative technology is at least 10.
  • is not a subject nation other than a tributary state.
  • is not at war.
  • has a colonial subject nation
    • Capital.png with its capital in the Colonial Brazil region
    • Province icon.png owns at least 20 cities


The country:

  • changes to Flag of Brazil Brazil.
  • inherits all provinces belonging to owned colonial subject nation in the Brazil colonial region.
  • gets new Mission.png missions.
  • loses Stability.png2 stability.
  • loses Yearly prestige.png25 prestige.
  • if in the christian religious group then

If Rio de Janeiro (763) (or, if not owned, a random province in the Brazil colonial region) is part of the HRE, but its owner is not a member then:

  • the province is removed from the HRE.
  • the Holy Roman Emperor:
    • gets the opinion modifier “Removed provinces from the Empire” towards the owner, worth Opinion.png−50 opinion with a yearly decay of 1.
    • loses Imperial authority.png1 imperial authority.

Rio de Janeiro (763) (or, if not owned, a random province in the Brazil colonial region) :

  • becomes the new capital of the owner country.

If the country:

References[edit | edit source]

  1. the country flag no_colonial_nations prevents the formation of colonial nations, but they can still be acquired by annexing a country which has colonial nations
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