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History of immigration[ edit ] First confission is that the Americas were settled by three migratory waves from Northern Asia. Another important ethnic group, Africans, first arrived as slaves.

The largest influx of European immigrants to Brazil occurred in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. In the South, the immigrants established rural communities that, still today, have a strong cultural connection with their ancestral homelands.

The number of actual Turks who immigrated to Brazil was in fact very small.

The original Amerindian population of Brazil between two and five million largely died from disease or violence or was assimilated into the Portuguese population. Following the trend of several other countries in the Americas, which encouraged immigration from many countries, Brazil quickly became a melting pot of races and nationalities, but being peculiar in the sense of having the highest degree of intermarriage in the world.

According to the Memorial do Imigrante statistics data, Brazil attracted nearly 5 million immigrants between and Chinese, Taiwanese and Koreans influx became common after the s.

The European immigration to Brazil started in the 16th century, with the vast majority of them coming from Portugal. Many came from Guineaor from West African countries — by the end of the eighteenth century many had been taken from the Kingdom of Kongo and modern-day AngolaMozambique, Ghana and Nigeria.

People of more than 70 different nationalities were recorded. However, the biggest part of the immigrants was sent to Southeast Brazil to work in the coffee plantations.

Correspondingly, the same mentality reflected in low psychological First confission social barriers regarding intermarriage between Europeans, Middle Easterners and Asians of several origins, as well as between people of different religions.

Brazil has received the third largest number of immigrants in the Western Hemisphereafter the United States and Argentina. In the 18th century,Portuguese arrived 6, per year. Nowadays, there are still small immigration waves coming from the African continent. In the first two centuries of colonization,Portuguese arrived in Brazil around colonists per year.

The Native Brazilians are thought to descend from the first wave of migrants, who arrived in the region around BC.

Immigrants found a strong social and cultural tolerance toward inter-racial marriageincluding large numbers of Mulattoes white and blackCaboclos Indian and White and mixed European, African and Indian people, though it was not accompanied by an entire lack of racism.

The Arawaks and the Caribs, the last ones to get in contact with the Portuguese, lived in the North and Northwest of Brazil. These Christian Levantine Arab immigrants were wrongly called " Turks " by many Brazilians because their original countries were still under Ottoman rule back in the period when Arab immigration to Brazil began.Brazil's population is very diverse, comprising many races and ethnic general, Brazilians trace their origins from five sources: Europeans, Amerindians, Africans, Levantines, and East Asians.

Brazil has conducted a periodical population census since Brazil is widely known to be one of the most diverse countries in the world.

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