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South America: List Of Countries By Population

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 is bordered on the west by the Pacific Ocean and on the north and east by the Atlantic Ocean; North America and the Caribbean Sea lie to the northwest. It is formed by twelve sovereign states - Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Uruguay, and Venezuela - the French Guiana, which is an overseas region of France, and the Falkland Islands, a British Overseas Territory. In addition to this, the ABC islands of the Netherlands may also be considered part of South America, as well as Trinidad and Tobago. The South American states that border the Caribbean Sea – Colombia, Venezuela, Guyana, Suriname, and French Guiana – are also known as Caribbean South America.




South America:  List Of Countries By Population




South America

400,804,000


Rank

Country

Population

% Of South America



1

Brazil

198,361,000

49.49%


2

Colombia

47,551,000

11.86%


3

Argentina

41,119,000

10.26%


4

Venezuela

29,891,000

7.46%


5

Peru

29,734,000

7.42%


6

Chile

17,423,000

4.35%


7

Ecuador

14,865,000

3.71%


8

Bolivia

10,248,000

2.56%


9

Paraguay

6,683,000

1.67%


10

Uruguay

3,391,000

0.85%


11

Guyana

758,000

0.19%


12

Suriname

534,000

0.13%


13

French Guiana

243,000

0.06%


14

Falkland Islands

3,000

0.00%


Source:  Wikipedia.org


 


**Source: Rob Cook