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
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.
|1||Argentina||Buenos Aires||Argentine Peso||Spanish|
La Paz (seat of government)
|Boliviano||Spanish, Quecha, Aymara|
|11||Peru||Lima||Nuevo Sol||Spanish, Quechua, Aymara|