How Many Countries Are in South America?
There are twelve countries and two territories in South America. The countries are Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador, Peru, Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay, Chile, Suriname, Bolivia, and Guyana. The territories are French Guiana and the South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands.
How Many Countries Are in America?
South America is located in the Western Hemisphere and mostly the Southern Hemisphere. The continent spans over a total of 17,835,252 km2 (6,886,229 mi2). There are a total of 12 countries in South America, in which the primary languages are Spanish and Portuguese.
South America is home to the Amazon River, the largest Amazon River by volume, and the Andes Mountains, the longest mountain range. The largest rainforest in the world, the Amazon Rainforest, is also in South America.