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Countries in South America

There are 14 countries and territories in South America.

You can sort the countries in South America alphabeticallyby country codesby areaby populationby population density

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All countries in South America
CountryCodeAreaPopulationP/km2Capital
ParaguayPY406,750.0 km26,375,83015.7Asuncion
ColombiaCO1,138,910.0 km247,790,00042.0Bogota
BrazilBR8,511,965.0 km2201,103,33023.6Brasilia
ArgentinaAR2,766,890.0 km241,343,20114.9Buenos Aires
VenezuelaVE912,050.0 km227,223,22829.8Caracas
French Guiana*GF91,000.0 km2195,5062.1Cayenne
GuyanaGY214,970.0 km2748,4863.5Georgetown
PeruPE1,285,220.0 km229,907,00323.3Lima
UruguayUY176,220.0 km23,477,00019.7Montevideo
SurinameSR163,270.0 km2492,8293.0Paramaribo
EcuadorEC283,560.0 km214,790,60852.2Quito
ChileCL756,950.0 km216,746,49122.1Santiago
Falkland Islands*FK12,173.0 km22,6380.2Stanley
BoliviaBO1,098,580.0 km29,947,4189.1Sucre
Total: 14--400,143,568Ø 18.7-

There are 12 independent countries and 2 territories or political entities in South America.

*) The territories or political entities are marked with *. Please check the respective country pages for further details.

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