The Amazon rainforest is located in northern South America, in the country of Brazil. It covers 2,300,000 square miles and makes up about 40 percent of the geographic area of Brazil. More »

A tropical rain forest is a forest that is located in a region that is warm year round with tall trees. On average, between 50 to 260 inches of rain falls in a tropical rain forest each year. More »

Some names of rainforests include the Southeast Asian Rainforest, Daintree Rainforest, Valdivian Temperate Rainforest, Congon Rainforest and Amazon. Some of these rainforests are not as dense as they used to be because o... More »

The Amazon rainforest has a tropical climate that is hot and humid throughout the year. The average annual temperature is usually around 80 degrees Fahrenheit and there is no distinction between the summer and winter sea... More »

The Amazon River basin covers parts of Brazil, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Suriname and Venezuela, totalling about 40 percent of South America. The Amazon River itself runs west to east from ... More »

Brazil comprises a total area of about 3.3 million square miles, making it the fifth largest country in the world and the largest country in South America, occupying over half the continent. Brazil is bordered by the Atl... 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 »