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 »

Because Argentina is in the Southern Hemisphere, its four seasons, which are summer, winter, spring and fall, are opposite to those of the Northern Hemisphere. In this country, the summer months are from December to Marc... More »

The climate in Argentina is extremely diverse and ranges from tropical in the north to subpolar in the south, with the largest amount of the South American country's population living in the central temperate area. Argen... 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 »