Geo Map — South America Continent

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South America is a well-known continent, which is located mostly in the southern hemisphere and which is also known as a subcontinent of the Americas. This continent is bordered on the north and east by the Atlantic Ocean and on the west by the Pacific Ocean. The Caribbean Sea and North America lie to the northwest from it. South America includes twelve sovereign states, which are Argentine, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Venezuela and Uruguay. A part of France, which is a French Guiana is also in South America as well as a non-sovereign area, including a British Overseas territory and the Falkland Islands. A part of South America are also the ABC islands, Trinidad and Tobago as well as Panama.

South America extends on the area of 17840000 square kilometres or 6 890 000 square miles. The South America population is more than 371090000 people. South America is on the forth place in the world after Asia, Africa and North America due to the size of its area and it is on the fifth place due to its population, after Asia, Africa, Europe and North America. Nowadays Brazil is the most populous South American country. There live more than half of the continent's people, followed by Colombia, Venezuela, Argentina and Peru.

Most of the population of the South America continent live near its western or eastern coasts. Although the interior and the far south are sparsely populated. The geography of western South America is dominated by the Andes Mountains. The eastern part contains both highland regions and large lowlands, where the rivers (e.g, Amazon, Parana flow and Orinoco) are.

As it was mentioned above, South America also includes some of the nearby islands, such as Aruba, Bonaire, Curacao, Trinidad, Tobago and the federal dependencies of Venezuela. Generally and geo-politically the overseas territories of the Caribbean and the island states are grouped as a part or subregion of North America. Other islands which are the part of South America are the Galapagos Islands, and they belong to Ecuador and Easter Island and Robinson Crusoe Island, Chiloe and Tierra del Fuego. In the Atlantic region, Brazil owns Fernando de Noronha, Trindade and Martin Vaz as well as the Saint Peter and Saint Paul Archipelago. But the Falkland Islands are governed by the United Kingdom of Great Britain. The South Sandwich Islands and South Georgia are also known as part of South America or, sometimes, they are mentioned as the part of Antarctica.

Talking about the populace of South America, there are five of the top ten areas located in only one Brazil. These areas have a population of more than 4 million people. These areas are: Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Belo Horizonte and other. Thus, the Bueno Aires region includes more than 13 million people, which is over 13131431 inhabitants on the territory of 3830 square kilometres or 1480 square miles. In Brazil in Sao Paulo there are 21090792 inhabitants on the total area of 7947 square kilometres or 3068 square miles. In Rio de Janeiro on the area of 6744 square kilometres or 2604 square miles all together above 13131431 people. In Belo Horizonte, which is also in Brazil, there are more than 5829923 people on the area of 9467 square kilometres (3655 square miles).

Another very populous region in Brazil is Porto Alegre, which in total includes 4258926 inhabitants on the area of 10232 square kilometres (or 3951 square miles). Brasilia region includes 4201737 inhabitants on the area of only 56433 square kilometres or 21789 square miles. In Peru the most popular place for people to live is Lima where 9904727 inhabitants on the territory of 1088 square miles or 2819 square kilometres. In Colombia there are all together in only Bogota 9286225 inhabitants on the area of 4200 square kilometres or 1600 square miles. In Santiago, Chile, there are 6683852 inhabitants on the area of 15403 square kilometres or 5947 square miles. In Caracas, Venezuela, there are all in total 5322310 inhabitants on the area of 4715 square kilometres or 1820 square miles. Colombia has all together 4 megaregions, which comprises 72% of its total population. The next on the list is Venezuela, then Argentina and Peru.

In case you want to create a geo map of South America, or its particular region, including the particular country or even a big city with description of the mountains, the rivers, the waterfalls, etc., then you can always make it yourself, using the appropriate software for making your drawings in it. Having ConceptDraw PRO application means having a chance to draw a great looking and exact map of any continent you need, including the South America. If you download ConceptDraw PRO and ConceptDraw STORE, which is another application and can be used for working in ConceptDraw PRO, then you will have a chance to download any solution needed, including the Continent Maps solution, with the help of which you can make any map of any part of South America as well as the whole continent itself. You can also find this solution on this site in the Maps area of ConceptDraw Solution Park.

The Continent Maps solution includes the vector design elements library called “South America”, which contains the pre-made South America countries map contours for using in ConceptDraw PRO diagramming and vector drawing software while creating your geo maps of the South America countries. There are all together 29 map contours: South America political map, Central America political map, state map contours of South American countries, etc., and it is always better to have already previously created contours by the IT professionals, including the web designers, rather than to try to make your own maps from scratch.

In this solution you can also find the flags of the South America countries and you can always change their size and edit them the way you like it. Illustrating the regions where some particular language is more popular than in the other can be also done in a way of a map and CS Odessa team provides the ConceptDraw PRO users with this opportunity to use the pre-designed maps of languages of South America continent.

Geo Map Solution

Pic. 1. Continent Maps Solution

Use it to draw thematic maps, geospatial infographics and vector illustrations for your business documents, presentations and websites.

Geo Map — South America Continent

South America has a population of over 385,7 million and an area 17,840,000 sq km(6,890,000 sq mi).

Pic. 2. South America

Geo Map — South America Continent Contour

A contour map is a map illustrated with contour lines.

Geo Map South America Continent contour

Pic. 3. South America Continent Contour

How to Draw South America Continent

Geo Map — program library elements of South America Continent

Geo Map - program library elements of South America Continent

Pic. 4. Program library elements of South America Continent

Geo Map — South America Flags

South America flags

Pic. 5. South America Flags

Geo Map — Elements of South America Continent

Use the map contours library "South America" to design thematic maps of South American countries using the ConceptDraw PRO diagramming and vector drawing software.

The vector stencils library "South America" contains 29 map contours: South America political map, Central America political map, state map contours of South American countries.

Design elements South America Continent

Pic. 6. Elements of South America Continent

This example is created using ConceptDraw PRO diagramming software enhanced with Continent Maps solution from ConceptDraw Solution Park.

Languages of South America

Pic. 7. Languages of South America

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