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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Ecuador Google Maps

Ecuador

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

Ecuador (GPS: 2 00 S, 77 30 W) located in Western South America, bordering the Pacific Ocean at the Equator, between Colombia and Peru. The country’s area measurements are total: 283,561 sq km; land: 276,841 sq km, water: 6,720 sq km. This sovereign state is slightly smaller than Nevada. The total irrigated land is 15,000 sq km (2012).

One of Ecuador’s essential features: Cotopaxi in the Andes is the world’s highest active volcano.

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Panama Google Maps

Panama

Free and always accurate driving directions, Google Maps, traffic information for Panama (PA). Explore satellite imagery of Panama City, the capital city of Panama, on the Google Maps of Central America and the Caribbean below.

Panama (GPS: 9 00 N, 80 00 W) is located in Central America, bordering both the Caribbean Sea and the North Pacific Ocean, between Colombia and Costa Rica. The country’s area measurements are total: 75,420 sq km; land: 74,340 sq km, water: 1,080 sq km. This sovereign state is slightly smaller than South Carolina. The total irrigated land is 321 sq km (2012).

One of Panama’s essential features: Strategic location on the eastern end of the isthmus, forming a land bridge connecting North and South America. Controls the Panama Canal that links the North Atlantic Ocean via the Caribbean Sea with the North Pacific Ocean.

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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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Venezuela Google Maps

Venezuela

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

Venezuela (GPS: 8 00 N, 66 00 W) is located in Northern South America, bordering the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, between Colombia and Guyana. The country’s area measurements are total: 912,050 sq km; land: 882,050 sq km, water: 30,000 sq km. This sovereign state is almost six times the size of Georgia, slightly more than twice the size of California. The total irrigated land is 10,550 sq km (2012).

One of the essential features of Venezuela: The country lies on the central sea and air routes linking North and South America. Venezuela has some of the unique geology in the world. Tepuis are massive table-top mountains of the western Guiana Highlands that tend to be isolated and support unique endemic plant and animal species. Their sheer cliffsides account for some of the most spectacular waterfalls globally, including Angel Falls, the world’s highest (979 m) that drops off Auyan Tepui.

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