Central America links South America and North America.
Read in detail about the list of all countries and their capital, flag, currency and languages.
South America is the 4th largest continent in size and the 5th largest in people. It is situated largely in the southern hemisphere. It is surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean to the east and the Pacific Ocean to the west

Area – 6,890,000 square miles

Main Biomes – rainforest, savanna, grassland Major cities: Sao Paulo, Brazil Buenos Aires, Argentina Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Santiago, Chile Brasilia, Brazil Lima, Peru Bogota, Colombia Caracas, Venezuela Belo Horizonte, Brazil Medellin, Colombia

Nearby Water bodies – Pacific Ocean, Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean Sea South America

Major Rivers and Lakes – Amazon River, Lake Titicaca,  Strait of Magellan, Lake Maracaibo, Parana River, Orinoco River, Tocantins River

Major Geographical Features – Amazon Basin and Rainforest, Pampas plain, Patagonia, Guiana Highlands, Brazilian Highlands, Andes Mountains, Pantanal wetlands


The main stream of South America has a tropical climate.  It is dry tropical and tropical savanna in the north. It is moist subtropical in the southeast. Rain shower is altered reliant on the place. The Atacama Desert is unique of the thirstiest places in the world. The Amazon is very rainy. The Brazilian plateau obtains rainfall between 1000 and 2000 mm.  Temperatures container also be very problematic to read.  South America has a tropical, wet weather through hot temperatures and heavy rainfall.

Regions & Seasons

South America is not divided into regions.South America is located in the southern hemisphere. Those countries to the south of the continent have four distinct seasons.

Spring- September, October, November
Summer- December, January, February
Autumn – March, April, May
Winter- June, July, August

The countries in the north part of the continent consume extra endless high temperatures and high rainfall all over the year.

1ArgentinaBuenos AiresArgentine PesoSpanish
2BoliviaSucre (official)
La Paz (seat of government)
BolivianoSpanish, Quecha, Aymara
4ChileSantiagoChilean PesoSpanish
7Falkland IslandsStanleyFalkland-PoundEnglish
8French GuianaCayenneEuroFrench
9GuyanaGeorgetownGuyanese DollaEnglish
10ParaguayAsuncionGuaranSpanish, Guarani
11PeruLimaNuevo SolSpanish, Quechua, Aymara
12SurinameParamariboSurinamese DollarDutch
13UruguayMontevideoUruguayan PesoSpanish