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Salvador Travel Guide, Brazil


One of the major port cities for Brazil and the capital for Bahia (north eastern state of Brazil), Salvador happens to be an important city for the country of Brazil when it comes to tourism and import / export business.

The complete country of Brazil is famous for its green surroundings, beaches, and birds etc. Similarly the city of Salvador is also famous for over 950 species of birds which are found on the trees of this city. Most of these are the rare species which aren’t found anywhere else on the planet. The endangered parrot species, the famous Brazilian merganser, and red billed curassow are some important bird species found in the various hot spots of this city.

The city of Salvador faces high humidity like the other cities of Brazil. The major reason behind this humid atmosphere is the proximity of the city with ocean. The same ocean brings trade winds for the city thus reducing the temperature by a small percentage. March happens to be the hottest month for the city of Salvador with the average highest temperature touching 30 degree Celsius and the average lowest temperature touching 24 degree Celsius. July is the coolest month with average min touching 19 degree Celsius while the average max touching 26 degree Celsius. The average annual rainfall for the city is around 1800 mm which is most favorable for the city full of greenery.

The population of Salvador City is around 3500000 inhabitants of which 55 percent are browns, 29 percent are blacks and rest whites.

As pointed out earlier, the city of Salvador is an important tourist destination in Brazil and this is the reason why tourism industry has become the major contributor for the economy of Salvador. Along with tourism, various industries have also established their offices in this city and hence the industrial business of Salvador has skyrocketed. Many international level Civil Engineering companies have flocked the city of Salvador. Ford Motors and Monsanto Company are some of the famous international players that have their offices in this city.

The International Airport of Salvador is located over an area of around 6 million meter square which is huge for an airport. The airport expands through the sand dunes and the major vegetation of the city.

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