List of South American Countries By Population and Area

South American countries

South America is a continent in the Western Hemisphere, mostly in the Southern Hemisphere, with a relatively small portion in the Northern Hemisphere. It may also be considered a subcontinent of the Americas, or America, which is how it is viewed in Spanish and Portuguese-speaking regions of the Americas.

South American Countries By Population and Area

NoCountry or territoryCapitalAreaPopulation
(2018)
123px Flag of Argentina.svg ArgentinaBuenos Aires2,766,890 km2
(1,068,300 sq mi)
44,361,150
222px Flag of Bolivia.svg BoliviaLa Paz,
Sucre
1,098,580 km2
(424,160 sq mi)
11,353,142
3Bouvet Island
(Norway)
49 km2
(19 sq mi)
0
422px Flag of Brazil.svg BrazilBrasília8,514,877 km2
(3,287,612 sq mi)
209,469,323
523px Flag of Chile.svg ChileSantiago756,950 km2
(292,260 sq mi)
18,729,160
623px Flag of Colombia.svg ColombiaBogotá1,141,748 km2
(440,831 sq mi)
49,661,048
723px Flag of Ecuador.svg EcuadorQuito283,560 km2
(109,480 sq mi)
17,084,358
823px Flag of the Falkland Islands.svg Falkland IslandsStanley12,173 km2
(4,700 sq mi)
3,234
923px Flag of France.svg French GuianaCayenne (Préfecture)91,000 km2
(35,000 sq mi)
282,938
1023px Flag of Guyana.svg GuyanaGeorgetown214,999 km2
(83,012 sq mi)
779,006
1123px Flag of Paraguay.svg ParaguayAsunción406,750 km2
(157,050 sq mi)
6,956,066
1223px Flag of Peru.svg PeruLima1,285,220 km2
(496,230 sq mi)
31,989,260
13South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands
(United Kingdom)
King Edward Point3,093 km2
(1,194 sq mi)
20
1423px Flag of Suriname.svg SurinameParamaribo163,270 km2
(63,040 sq mi)
575,990
1523px Flag of Uruguay.svg UruguayMontevideo176,220 km2
(68,040 sq mi)
3,449,285
1623px Flag of Venezuela.svg VenezuelaCaracas916,445 km2
(353,841 sq mi)
28,887,118
Total17,824,513 km2
(6,882,083 sq mi)
423,581,078

 

South American population by country (top 10)

  • Brazil (49.4%)
  • Colombia (11.8%)
  • Argentina (10.5%)
  • Peru (7.6%)
  • Venezuela (6.7%)
  • Chile (4.4%)
  • Ecuador (4.1%)
  •  Bolivia (2.7%)
  •   Paraguay (1.6%)
  •   Uruguay (0.8%)
  •  Other (0.4%)

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