Full List of Countries in South America

South America is often times considered as the subcontinent of the Americas. South America occupies the entire southern part of the supercontinent of the Americas. South America is bordered by the Caribbean Sea to the northwest and north, Pacific Ocean in the west and the Atlantic Ocean to the northeast, east, and southeast.

South America is the fourth largest continent and the fifth most populated continent in the world. South America occupies one-eighth of the land on earth (that is a total area of about 6,878,000 square miles (17,814,000 square km)

Brazil is both the largest country and most populated country in South America while Suriname is the smallest country and the least populated country in South America.

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Here are a list of countries in South America and their capital

Country

Capital city

A

Argentina

Buenos Aires

B

Bolivia

Sucre (de jure),

La Paz (seat of government)

Brazil

Brasilia

C

Chile

Santiago

Colombia

Bogotá

E

Ecuador

Quito

G

Guyana

Georgetown

P

Paraguay

Asunción

Peru

Lima

S

Suriname

Paramaribo

U

Uruguay

Montevideo

V

Venezuela

Caracas

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