Countries in South America

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South America boasts the world's tallest waterfall, driest desert, largest salt flat, longest river, second highest peak, and largest rain forest.

South America is one of the most biodiverse continents on Earth. South America is home to many interesting and unique species of animals including the llama, anaconda, piranha, jaguar, vicuña, and tapir. The Amazon rainforests possess high biodiversity, containing a major proportion of the Earth's species.



Argentina is the second-largest country in South America (after Brazil.) Argentina is a land of stunning natural wonders, an elegant capital with a European-flavoured sophistication, and a passionate ... READ MORE




Chile is 4,300 kilometers from north to south, stretching from the far southern ocean to close to the equator. Chile is a land of varied and extreme geographies, climates, and cultures. It is a land o ... READ MORE


Colombia is the only South American country where you can swim in both the Caribbean and the Pacific Oceans. Travelling in Colombia is definitely worthwhile. Although there is a certain amount of viol ... READ MORE


Ecuador is the smallest country in the rugged Andean highlands.Nevertheless, Ecuador has an array of vibrant indigenous cultures, well-preserved colonial architecture, otherworldly volcanic landscapes ... READ MORE

Falkland Islands

The Falkland Islands is an overseas territory of the UK, but is also claimed by Argentina and known as Islas Malvinas. Anchored in the South Atlantic Ocean, this remote archipelago into one of the wor ... READ MORE


Peru, the seat of several prominent Andean civilizations, most notably the Incas, lies in South America bordering the South Pacific Ocean. It offers the most spectacular and varied scenery in South Am ... READ MORE


It is home to 3.46 million people,[2] of whom 1.7 million live in the capital Montevideo and its metropolitan area. Uraguay is bordered by Brazil to the north, by Argentina across the bank of both th ... READ MORE


Venezuela has epic proportions: it has 2,800 kilometres of coastline, South America's largest lake and third-longest river, the highest waterfall in the world, and the longest of all snakes. It also h ... READ MORE

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