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 »

Latin America's major physical features include the Andes Mountains, Amazon River, Amazon Basin, Patagonia and the Pampas grasslands. As of 2015, Latin America is home to 20 independent states and four dependencies. Some... More »

While there are variations, most of South America has a hot and wet climate for much of the year. The continent is situated relatively close to below the equator. More »

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 »