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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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Argentina is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Countries Of South America
Buenos Aires Argentina, officially the Argentine Republic is a federal republic located in southeastern South America. Sharing the Southern Cone with its smaller neighbour Chile, it is bordered by Bolivia ...more

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Bolivia is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Countries Of South America
Sucre Bolivia, officially known as the Plurinational State of Bolivia, is a landlocked country located in western-central South America. It is bordered by Brazil to the north and east, Paraguay and ...more

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Brazil is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Countries Of South America
Brasília Brazil, officially the Federative Republic of Brazil, is the largest country in both South America and the Latin American region. It is the world's fifth largest country, both by geographical ...more

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Chile is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Countries Of South America
Santiago Chile, officially the Republic of Chile, is a American country in the south-west point of South America occupying a long, narrow strip of land between the Andes mountains to the east and the ...more

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Colombia is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Countries Of South America
Bogotá Colombia, officially the Republic of Colombia, is a country situated in the northwest of South America, bordered to the northwest by Panama; to the east by Venezuela and Brazil; to the south by ...more

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Ecuador is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Countries Of South America
Quito Ecuador, officially the Republic of Ecuador, is a representative democratic republic in northwestern South America, bordered by Colombia on the north, Peru on the east and south, and the Pacific ...more

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Falkland Islands is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Countries Of South America
Stanley The Falkland Islands are an archipelago in the South Atlantic Ocean on the Patagonian Shelf. The principal islands are about 300 miles east of South America's southern Patagonian coast, at a ...more

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French Guiana is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Countries Of South America
Cayenne French Guiana, officially called simply Guiana, is an overseas department and region of France, on the north Atlantic coast of South America. It borders Brazil to the east and south, and ...more

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Guyana is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Countries Of South America
Georgetown Guyana, officially the Co-operative Republic of Guyana, is a sovereign state on the Caribbean coast of South America. Although Guyana is part of the Anglophone Caribbean, it is one of the few ...more

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Paraguay is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Countries Of South America
Asunción Paraguay, officially the Republic of Paraguay, is a landlocked country in central South America, bordered by Argentina to the south and southwest, Brazil to the east and northeast, and Bolivia ...more

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Peru is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Countries Of South America
Lima Peru, officially the Republic of Peru, is a country in western South America. It is bordered in the north by Ecuador and Colombia, in the east by Brazil, in the southeast by Bolivia, in the ...more

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Suriname is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Countries Of South America
Paramaribo Suriname, officially known as the Republic of Suriname, is a sovereign state on the northeastern Atlantic coast of South America. It is bordered by French Guiana to the east, Guyana to the west ...more

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Uruguay is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Countries Of South America
Montevideo Uruguay, officially the República Oriental del Uruguay, is a country in the southeastern region of South America. It is bordered by Argentina to its west and Brazil to its north and east, ...more

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Venezuela is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Countries Of South America
Caracas Venezuela, officially called the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, is a country on the northern coast of South America. Venezuela's territory covers around 916,445 km² with an estimated ...more