Ten fun facts about South America
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La Paz, Bolivia is the highest capital city in the world.
Brazil is the fifth largest country in the world. Argentina is the eighth largest.
It is the fourth largest continent in the world.
Two of the five longest rivers in the world are in South America: the Amazon at 4,087 miles and the Parana at 3,032 miles. The Amazon is visible from space.Fact 5
The Andes are the longest mountain range in the world, extending more than 4000 miles through seven countries down the western portion of South America.Fact 6
The highest waterfall in the world is Angel Falls, Venezuela where water falls 3,281 feet from the top to the base in a series of steps.Fact 7
For sheer volume of water, the Amazon is the Greatest River.Fact 8
Iguazu Falls are shared by two countries: Argentina and Brazil.Fact 9
The only still growing glacier is Perito Moreno.Fact 10
Lake Titicaca is the highest navigable lake in the world. Click here for more country facts ❯
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Short about South America
is a continent located in the Western Hemisphere, mostly in the Southern Hemisphere, with a relatively small portion in the Northern Hemisphere. It can also be considered as a subcontinent of the Americas.
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