Brazil (full name, Federative Republic of Brazil) covers an area of approximately 8.55 million sq km with a terrain consisting of mostly flat to rolling lowlands in the north with some plains, hills, mountains and a narrow coastal belt. Brazil borders Argentina, Bolivia, Colombia, French Guiana, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Uruguay and Venezuela, and has 7,491 km of coastline. The country is divided into 26 states (Acre, Alagoas, Amapa, Amazonas, Bahia, Ceara, Espirito Santo, Goias, Maranhao, Mato Grosso, Mato Grosso do Sul, Minas Gerais, Para, Paraiba, Parana, Pernambuco, Piaui, Rio de Janeiro, Rio Grande do Norte, Rio Grande do Sul, Rondonia, Roraima, Santa Catarina, Sao Paulo, Sergipe and Tocantins) and one federal district (Distrito Federal). Brasilia is the capital, with a time difference of 3 hours behind that of GMT. The currency is the real, and exports include manufactured goods, iron ore, coffee, oranges and other agricultural produce. The population of approximately 199,000,000 people comprises an ethnic makeup that is 53.7% white and 38.5% mulatto (mixed white and black). The primary language is Portuguese, and the predominant religion is Christianity.