Kingdom of Brazil

Kingdom of Brazil
Reino do Brasil
1815–1822
Location of Brazil
StatusConstituent kingdom of the United Kingdom of Portugal, Brazil, and the Algarves
CapitalRio de Janeiro
Common languagesPortuguese
Religion
Roman Catholic
Demonym(s)Brazilian
GovernmentAbsolute monarchy
Monarch 
• 1815–1816
Maria I
• 1816–1822
João VI
Prince Regent 
• 1815–1816
John of Braganza
• 1816–1821
Position vacant
• 1821–1822
Pedro of Braganza
LegislatureCortes (1820–1822)
History 
16 December 1815
6 March 1817
24 August 1820
• Return of the Royal Family to Portugal
25 April 1821
7 September 1822
Population
• 1820
4,000,000
CurrencyReal
ISO 3166 codeBR
Preceded by
Succeeded by
State of Brazil
Empire of Brazil (1822–1831)

The Kingdom of Brazil (Portuguese: Reino do Brasil) was a constituent kingdom of the United Kingdom of Portugal, Brazil, and the Algarves.


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