South American Countries-Capital Cities And Population

South American Countries-Capital Cities And Population

South America is one of the seven continents in the world, it has a total population of about 422.5 million people according to year 2016 result which makes it the 5th most populous continent in the world. There are 13 independent countries in South America.

South America, Amazon, Brazil, Andes

 

The south American continent is located in the western hemisphere,the majority in southern hemisphere then little parts found in the northern hemisphere. The south american continent covers a total land area of about 17.850,000km square.

The following languages are been spoken in south america;they are: Spanish, Portuguese, English, French, Dutch, Quechua, Hindustani, Sranan Tongo, Saramaccan.

South America is bordered in the east and north by Atlantic ocean,caribbean sea and north america.To the west by Pacific ocean.South America has the following time zones: UTC-2 to UTC-5 and the UN M49 code: 005 – South America, 419 – Latin America, 019 – Americas, 001 – World.

The following are the largest cities found in south america:

  • São Paulo
  • Lima
  • Bogotá
  • Rio de Janeiro
  • Santiago
  • Caracas
  • Buenos Aires
  • Salvador
  • Brasília
  • Fortaleza

 

SOUTH AMERICAN COUNTRIES

Argentina: Buenos Aires is the capital city.The country has a total population of about 43,847,430 people and covers a total land area of 2,766,890 km2

 

Bolivia: La Paz and Sucre are the capital city.The country has a total population of about 10,887,882 people and covers a total land area of 1,098,580 km2

 

Bouvet Island: No one is living here. It covers a total land area of 49 km2

 

Brazil: Brasília is the capital city.Brazil has a total population of about 207,652,865 people and covers a total land area of 8,514,877 km2

 

Chile: Santiago is the capital city.The country has a total population of about 17,909,754 people and covers a total land area of  756,950 km2

 

Colombia: Bogotá is the capital city.The country has a total population of about 48,653,419 people and a total land area of 1,141,748 km2

 

Ecuador: Quito is the capital city.The country has a total population of about 16,385,068 people and total land area of 283,560 km2

 

Falkland Islands: Stanley is the capital city.The country has a total population of about 2,910 people and covers a total land area of 12,173 km2

 

French Guiana: Cayenne (Préfecture) is the capital city.The country has a total population of about 275,713 people and covers a total land area of 91,000 km2

 

Guyana: Georgetown is the capital city.The country has a  total population of about 773,303 people and covers a total land area of 214,999 km2

 

Paraguay: Asunción is the capital city.The country has a total population of about 6,725,308 people and covers a total land area of 406,750 km2

 

Peru: Lima is the capital city.This country has a total population of about 31,773,839 people covering a total land area of 1,285,220 km2

 

South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands: King Edward Point is the capital city.The country has a total population of  20 people and covers a total land area of 3,093 km2

 

Suriname: Paramaribo is the capital city.The country has a total population of about 558,368 people and covers a total land area of 163,270 km2

 

Uruguay: Montevideo is the capital city.The country has a total population of about 3,444,006 people and covers a total land area of 176,220 km2

 

Venezuela: Caracas is the capital city.The country has a total population of about 31,568,179 people and covers a total land area of 916,445 km2