South American Countries

Sovereign South American Countries

The following countries are all members of the United Nations and members of the Union of South American Nations.


S.N.CountriesCapitalPopulationCurrencyDialing CodeGDP (PPP) in MillionsGDP (nominal) in MillionsGDP (PPP) per CapitaArea (km2)Area (sq mi)
1ArgentinaBuenos Aires431,31,966Peso+54$964300$578700$22,400 27,80,40010,73,518
2BoliviaSucre100,27,254Boliviano+591$73880$33540$6,500 10,98,5814,24,164
3BrazilBrasília2048,93,000Real+55$3166000$1800000$15,800 85,14,87732,87,612
4ChileSantiago180,06,407Peso+56$424300$240000$23,800 7,56,1022,91,933
5ColombiaBogotá / Santa Fe de Bogotá483,47,000Peso+57$665000$274200$14,000 11,38,9104,39,736
6EcuadorQuito163,46,700United States dollar+593$181800$98930$11,300 2,83,5611,09,484
7GuyanaGeorgetown7,47,884Guyanese dollar+592$5770$3203$7,200 2,14,96983,000
8ParaguayAsunción70,03,406Guaraní+595$60150$29070$8,800 4,06,7521,57,048
9PeruLima311,51,643Nuevo sol+51$385400$179900$12,300 12,85,2164,96,225
10SurinameParamaribo5,41,638Surinamese dollar+597$9211$5050$16,700 1,63,82063,251
11UruguayMontevideo34,04,189Uruguayan peso+598$72360$56800$21,800 1,76,21568,037
12VenezuelaCaracas306,20,404Bolívar fuerte+58$491600$131900$16,100 9,12,050352,144 

Non-sovereign territories in South America

Dependent Territories in South America

S.N.Territory NameLegal statusCapitalPopulationCurrencyDialing CodeGDP (PPP) - in MillionsGDP (nominal) in MillionsGDP (PPP) per CapitaArea (km2)Area (sq mi)
1Falkland IslandsBritish overseas territoryStanley3140Falkland Islands pound+500$164.50 $164.50 $55,400 12,1734,700
2South Georgia and the South Sandwich IslandsBritish overseas territoryKing Edward Pointno indigenous inhabitantsPound sterling+500N/AN/AN/A3,9031,507

Other Areas in South America

S.N.Area NameLegal statusCapitalPopulationCurrencyDialing CodeGDP (PPP) - in MillionsGDP (nominal) in MillionsGDP (PPP) per CapitaArea (km2)Area (sq mi)
1French GuianaFrench overseas regionCayenne250109Euro+594$4,900 N/A$19,828 83,53432,253