Map of south america with countries and capitals. Political map of south america.
The americas make up most of the land in earth s western hemisphere and comprise the new world.
Columbia s america map. Lonely planet s guide to colombia. Brazil argentina chile peru venezuela columbia ecuador bolivia uruguay paraguay guyana suriname french guiana. By land area south america is the world s fourth largest continent after asia africa and north america.
The united states of america usa for short america or united states u s is the third or the fourth largest country in the world. The reference to south america instead of other regions like latin america or the. The smallest independent state is suriname it is the only nation in this region.
Map of south america. Brazil is the world s fifth largest country by both area and population. Map of north america.
Physical map of south america. South america time zone map. 3203×3916 4 72 mb go to map.
Read more about colombia. The americas also collectively called america is a landmass comprising the totality of north and south america. South america is a continent in the western hemisphere mostly in the southern hemisphere with a relatively small portion in the northern hemisphere it may also be considered a subcontinent of the americas or america which is how it is viewed in spanish and portuguese speaking regions of the americas.
Lonely planet photos and videos. South america has an area of 17 840 000 km 2 or almost 11 98 of earth s total land area. View the colombia gallery.
The andes mountain range dominates south america s landscape. In total there are 12 independent countries and 3 dependent territories in south america. South america is almost twice as big as europe by land area and is marginally larger than russia.
It is a constitutional based republic located in north america bordering both the north atlantic ocean and the north pacific ocean between mexico and canada. The largest country by area and the most populated is brazil it occupies about 50 of the total mainland area and more than 52 of the population live on its territory. 2500×2941 770 kb go to map.
Discover sights restaurants entertainment and hotels. Blank map of south america. Browse photos and videos of colombia.
Info about south american countries. The topography is dominated by the american cordillera a long chain. Along with their associated islands the americas cover 8 of earth s total surface area and 28 4 of its land area.
2000×2353 550 kb go to map. There are 50 states and the district of columbia. 990×948 289 kb go to map.
A map showing the physical features of south america. As the world s longest mountain range the andes stretch from the northern part of the continent where they begin in venezuela and colombia to the southern tip of chile and argentina. Most of the population of south america lives near the continent s western or eastern coasts while the interior and the far south are sparsely populated.