Countries in South America: Here are all the countries you must visit is written by The editorial staff, RejsRejsRejs.
Here are the countries in South America you must visit
South America! Here you will find two of the world's seven man-made wonders, Machu Picchu og The Christ figure, the world's largest rainforest, and one of the natural wonders of the world, Iguazu as well as countless others beautiful places.
This is also where you will find the world's largest carnival, an abundance of fine dining experiences and some of the friendliest people in the world. And then you can find a myriad of cultures, from more European-inspired in the south to Native American cultures in central South America and in the north.
Do you want to go on a penguin safari and go whale watching? You can easily find that in South America. You can also find warm Caribbean beaches where it never gets cold. And everything occasionally.
So there are only good reasons to explore South America and all that this part of the world has to offer.
We have compiled a list of the South American countries and their capitals so that you can plan your next trip. There are also as many as two territories on the list, i.e. areas that are not independent countries, but has a special culture.
So regardless of whether you are a seasoned jungle explorer or a lover of the big cities, there is an incredible amount to dive into.
South American countries and capitals
Follow the individual links below to learn more about each country in South America, including the two territories.
- Argentina - Buenos Aires and
- Bolivia – La Paz & Sucre
- Brazil – Brasilia
- Chile - Santiago
- Colombia – Bogota
- Ecuador - Quito
- Falklands (English territory) – Stanley
- French Guyana (French territory) – Cayenne
- Guyana - Georgetown
- Paraguay – Asuncion
- Peru - Lime
- Suriname – Paramaribo
- Uruguay - Montevideo
- Venezuela - Caracas
If you are in doubt about what to choose, you can always get good tips in our travel community. And a good tip we can share right now is this: No, you don't need to be able to speak Spanish or Portuguese to be able to travel in South America, but like everywhere in the world, a little knowledge of the language sometimes makes the trip more fun. Regardless of which continent you are on.
Good trip to South America. Bon voyage to some of the world's best travel countries.
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