Argentina Google Maps

Argentina

Free and always accurate driving directions, Google Maps, traffic information for Argentina (AR). Explore satellite imagery of Buenos Aires, the capital city of Argentina, on the Google Maps of South America below.

Argentina (GPS: 34 00 S, 64 00 W) located in Southern South America, bordering the South Atlantic Ocean, between Chile and Uruguay. The country’s area measurements are total: 2,780,400 sq km; land: 2,736,690 sq km, water: 43,710 sq km. This sovereign state is slightly less than three-tenths the size of the US. The total irrigated land is 23,600 sq km (2012).

One of the critical features of Argentina: Second-largest country in South America (after Brazil). Strategic location is relative to sea lanes between the South Atlantic and the South Pacific Oceans (Strait of Magellan, Beagle Channel, Drake Passage). Diverse geophysical landscapes range from tropical climates in the north to tundra in the far south. Cerro Aconcagua is the Western Hemisphere’s tallest mountain, while Laguna del Carbon is the lowest point in the Western Hemisphere. Shares Iguazu Falls, the world’s most extensive waterfalls system, with Brazil.

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Bolivia Google Maps

Bolivia

Free and always accurate driving directions, Google Maps, traffic information for Bolivia (BO). Explore satellite imagery of La Paz, the capital city of Bolivia, on the Google Maps of South America below.

Bolivia (GPS: 17 00 S, 65 00 W), located in Central South America, southwest of Brazil. The country’s area measurements are total: 1,098,581 sq km; land: 1,083,301 sq km, water: 15,280 sq km. This sovereign state is slightly less than three times the size of Montana. The total irrigated land is 3,000 sq km (2012).

One of the important features of Bolivia: Landlocked (enclosed or nearly enclosed by land). Shares control of Lago Titicaca, the world&’s highest navigable lake (elevation 3,805 m), with Peru. The southern regions of Peru and the extreme northwestern part of Bolivia are considered the place of origin for the common potato.

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Brazil Google Maps

Brazil

Free and always accurate driving directions, Google Maps, traffic information for Brazil (BR). Explore satellite imagery of Brasilia, the capital city of Brazil, on the Google Maps of South America below.

Brazil (GPS: 10 00 S, 55 00 W) located in Eastern South America, bordering the Atlantic Ocean. The country’s area measurements are total: 8,515,770 sq km; land: 8,358,140 sq km, water: 157,630 sq km. This sovereign state is slightly smaller than the US. The total irrigated land is 54,000 sq km (2012).

One of the crucial features of Brazil: the largest country in South America and the Southern Hemisphere. Shares common boundaries with every South American country except Chile and Ecuador. Most of the Pantanal, the world’s largest tropical wetland, extends through its west-central part. Shares Iguazu Falls, the world’s most extensive waterfalls system, with Argentina.

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Colombia Google Maps

Colombia

Free and always accurate driving directions, Google Maps, traffic information for Colombia (CO). Explore satellite imagery of Bogota, the capital city of Colombia, on the Google Maps of South America below.

Colombia (GPS: 4 00 N, 72 00 W) located in Northern South America, bordering the Caribbean Sea, between Panama and Venezuela, and bordering the North Pacific Ocean, between Ecuador and Panama. The country’s area measurements are total: 1,138,910 sq km; land: 1,038,700 sq km, water: 100,210 sq km. This sovereign state is slightly less than twice the size of Texas. The total irrigated land is 10,900 sq km (2012).

One of Colombia’s essential features: Only South American country with coastlines on both the North Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea.

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France Google Maps

France

Free and always accurate driving directions, Google Maps, traffic information for France (FR). Explore satellite imagery of Paris, the capital city of France, on the Google Maps of Europe below.

France (GPS: 46 00 N, 2 00 E) located in metropolitan France: Western Europe, bordering the Bay of Biscay and the English Channel, between Belgium and Spain, southeast of the UK; bordering the Mediterranean Sea, between Italy and Spain. French Guiana: Northern South America, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean, between Brazil and Suriname. Guadeloupe: the Caribbean, islands between the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, southeast of Puerto Rico. Martinique: the Caribbean, island between the Caribbean Sea and North Atlantic Ocean, north of Trinidad and Tobago. Mayotte: Southern Indian Ocean, an island in the Mozambique Channel, about halfway between northern Madagascar and northern Mozambique. Reunion: Southern Africa, an island in the Indian Ocean, east of Madagascar. The country’s area measurements are total: 643,801 sq km; land: 640,427 sq km; 549,970 sq km, water: 3,374 sq km. This sovereign state is slightly more than four times the size of Georgia, slightly less than Texas’s size. The total irrigated land is 26,000 sq km (2012).

One of the important features of France: Largest West European nation. Most major French rivers – the Meuse, Seine, Loire, Charente, Dordogne, and Garonne – flow northward or westward into the Atlantic Ocean. Only the Rhone flows southward into the Mediterranean Sea.

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Guyana Google Maps

Guyana

Free and always accurate driving directions, Google Maps, traffic information for Guyana (GY). Explore satellite imagery of Georgetown, the capital city of Guyana, on the Google Maps of South America below.

Guyana (GPS: 5 00 N, 59 00 W) is located in Northern South America, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean, between Suriname and Venezuela. The country’s area measurements are total: 214,969 sq km; land: 196,849 sq km, water: 18,120 sq km. This sovereign state is slightly smaller than Idaho. The total irrigated land is 1,430 sq km (2012).

One of the crucial features of Guyana: The third-smallest country in South America after Suriname and Uruguay. Venezuela and Suriname, respectively, claim substantial portions of its western and eastern territories. Contains some of the largest unspoiled rainforests on the continent.

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Paraguay Google Maps

Paraguay

Free and always accurate driving directions, Google Maps, traffic information for Paraguay (PY). Explore satellite imagery of Asuncion, the capital city of Paraguay, on the Google Maps of South America below.

Paraguay (GPS: 23 00 S, 58 00 W) located in Central South America, northeast of Argentina, southwest of Brazil. The country’s area measurements are total: 406,752 sq km; land: 397,302 sq km, water: 9,450 sq km. This sovereign state is slightly smaller than California. The total irrigated land is 1,362 sq km (2012).

One of the essential features of Paraguay: Landlocked (enclosed or nearly enclosed by land). Lies between Argentina, Bolivia, and Brazil. The population is concentrated in the eastern and southern parts of the country.

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Peru Google Maps

Peru

Free and always accurate driving directions, Google Maps, traffic information for Peru (PE). Explore satellite imagery of Lima, the capital city of Peru, on the Google Maps of South America below.

Peru (GPS: 10 00 S, 76 00 W) is located in Western South America, bordering the South Pacific Ocean, between Chile and Ecuador. The country’s area measurements are total: 1,285,216 sq km; land: 1,279,996 sq km, water: 5,220 sq km. This sovereign state is almost twice the size of Texas, slightly smaller than Alaska. The total irrigated land is 25,800 sq km (2012).

One of Peru’s essential features: Shares control of Lago Titicaca, the world’s highest navigable lake, with Bolivia. A small slope of Nevado Mismi, a 5,316 m peak, is the ultimate source of the Amazon River. Peru is one of the countries along the Ring of Fire, a belt of active volcanoes and earthquake epicenters bordering the Pacific Ocean. Up to 90% of the world’s earthquakes and some 75% of the world’s volcanoes occur within the Ring of Fire. On 19 February 1600, Mount Huaynaputina in the southern Peruvian Andes erupted in South America’s most enormous volcanic explosion in historical times.

Intermittent eruptions lasted until 5 March 1600 and pumped an estimated 16 to 32 million metric tons of particulates into the atmosphere reducing the amount of sunlight reaching the earth’s surface and affecting weather worldwide. Over the next two and a half years, millions died worldwide in famines from bitterly cold winters, cool summers, and the loss of crops and animals. The southern regions of Peru and the extreme northwestern part of Bolivia are considered the place of origin for the common potato.

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Suriname Google Maps

Suriname

Free and always accurate driving directions, Google Maps, traffic information for Suriname (SR). Explore satellite imagery of Paramaribo, the capital city of Suriname, on the Google Maps of South America below.

Suriname (GPS: 4 00 N, 56 00 W) is located in Northern South America, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean, between French Guiana and Guyana. The country’s area measurements are total: 163,820 sq km; land: 156,000 sq km, water: 7,820 sq km. This sovereign state is slightly larger than Georgia. The total irrigated land is 570 sq km (2012).

One of the critical features of Suriname: The smallest independent country on the South American continent. Mostly tropical rain forest. A great diversity of flora and fauna that, for the most part, is increasingly threatened by new development. Relatively small population, mostly along the coast.

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Uruguay Google Maps

Uruguay

Free and always accurate driving directions, Google Maps, traffic information for Uruguay (UY). Explore satellite imagery of Montevideo, the capital city of Uruguay, on the Google Maps of South America below.

Uruguay (GPS: 33 00 S, 56 00 W) located in Southern South America, bordering the South Atlantic Ocean, between Argentina and Brazil. The country’s area measurements are total: 176,215 sq km; land: 175,015 sq km, water: 1,200 sq km. This sovereign state is slightly smaller than the state of Washington. The total irrigated land is 2,380 sq km (2012).

One of the essential features of Uruguay: Second-smallest South American country (after Suriname). Most of the low-lying landscape (three-quarters of the country) is grassland, ideal for cattle and sheep raising.

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