Brasília (Portuguese pronunciation:[bɾaˈziljɐ]) is the federal capital of Brazil and seat of government of the Federal District. The city is located atop the Brazilian highlands in the country's center-western region. It was founded on April 21, 1960, to serve as the new national capital. Brasília and its metro (encompassing the whole of the Federal District) had a population of 2,556,149 in 2011, making it the 4th most populous city in Brazil. Among major Latin American cities, Brasília has the highest GDP per capita at R$61,915 (US$36,175).
Photometric observations of this asteroid at the Leura Observatory in Leura, Australia during 2006 gave a light curve with a period of 8.173 ± 0.002 hours and a brightness variation of 0.20 ± 0.03 in magnitude.
BRASILIA -- En un día de malas noticias para Brasil que incluyeron el anuncio de una caída en la producción industrial, el presidente Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva admitió el martes por primera vez que la economía del país podría sufrir un retroceso.