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The Countries Of South America

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List of all countries in South America and capitals. This list of South American countries is alphabetical. View countries that are South American and see capitals of South American countries too. The South American country list and South American capital list can also be sorted by column.

If you're ever wondering how many countries there are in South America and what their capital cities are, this list is for you. 

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    Buenos Aires
    Argentina, officially the Argentine Republic is a federal republic located in southeastern...  more

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    Bolivia, officially known as the Plurinational State of Bolivia, is a landlocked country...  more

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    This “Gate of the Sun” Monolithic Stone Monument Has Baffled Experts For Centuries#84 of 209 World Population List

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    Brazil, officially the Federative Republic of Brazil, is the largest country in both South...  more

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    #6 of 36 36 Countries with Universal Healthcare#11 of 20 Countries with the Most Endangered Fish

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    Chile, officially the Republic of Chile, is a American country in the south-west point of...  more

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    The Best Tennis Players from Chile#32 of 50 Countries that Pay the most Royalties & Licensing Fees

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    Colombia, officially the Republic of Colombia, is a country situated in the northwest of South...  more

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    The Best Soccer Players from Colombia of All Time#4 of 32 Countries with State Department Travel Warnings

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    Ecuador, officially the Republic of Ecuador, is a representative democratic republic in...  more

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    The Best Soccer Players from Ecuador#14 of 70 Countries with Top Pre-Primary School Enrollment

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    The Falkland Islands are an archipelago in the South Atlantic Ocean on the Patagonian Shelf....  more
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    French Guiana, officially called simply Guiana, is an overseas department and region of...  more
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    Guyana, officially the Co-operative Republic of Guyana, is a sovereign state on the Caribbean...  more

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    #25 of 40 Countries With The Most Women Parliamentarians#216 of 232 The Prettiest Flags in the World

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    Paraguay, officially the Republic of Paraguay, is a landlocked country in central South...  more
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    Peru, officially the Republic of Peru, is a country in western South America. It is bordered...  more

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    The Best Tennis Players from Peru#9 of 15 The 15 Most Forested Countries

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    Suriname, officially known as the Republic of Suriname, is a sovereign state on the...  more
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    Uruguay, officially the República Oriental del Uruguay, is a country in the southeastern...  more

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    #10 of 171 Countries with Best Sanitation Facilities#33 of 35 The 35 Coolest Pools in the World

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    Venezuela, officially called the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, is a country on the...  more

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