South America, which constitutes the southern half of America, has an area of 17 million km². The number of countries in South America is 12 and most have large borders. South America is fourth in the area and fifth in the population. 425 million people live on this continent.
Brazil is the most populous and largest area of South America, while Suriname is the country with the smallest borders and population.
South America has the world’s highest waterfalls, the largest rivers, the longest mountain range. It also has the driest desert and the largest rainforest in the world.
List of Countries in South America and Their Capitals and Languages
|Country Name||Capital City||Official Languages|
|Bolivia||Sucre||Spanish and 36 other|
You can also take a look; List of countries in North America