Patagonia is located at the southern end of South America in an area made up of land shared by Chile and Argentina. It is a very geographically diverse region, including two ocean coastlines, the southern section of the ... More »

Towering peaks, primeval forests, rich river valleys, deserts and 2,700 miles of coastline are among Chile’s unusually diverse physical features. Its borders encompass a long swath of land, equal in length to the distanc... More »

The region south of the Colorado River in Argentina is Patagonia, which is bordered by the Andes Mountains to the west, the Atlantic Ocean to the east, the Strait of Magellan to the south and the Colorado River to the no... More » Geography Bodies of Water

Brazil is the largest country on the continent of South America, which also includes the countries of Venezuela, Guyana, Suriname, Columbia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Paraguay, Chile, Argentina and Uruguay. Three territori... More »

At the height of the Empire in the 16th century, the Inca civilization stretched across the western region of South America between Ecuador and Chile, encompassing land in what is now Peru, Chile, Bolivia and Argentina. ... More »

The South American countries that lie within the Tropic of Capricorn are Argentina, Brazil, Chile and Paraguay. Brazil is the only country in the world that crosses both the Equator and either tropic. More »

Although Chile is classified as a developing nation, it has a strong economy that is classified as a high-income economy with strong currency and one of the overall strongest economies in South America. However, Chile do... More »