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South America Info
South America is a continent in the Western Hemisphere, mostly in the Southern Hemisphere, with a relatively small portion in the Northern Hemisphere. It may also be considered a subcontinent of the Americas, which is how it is viewed in Spanish and Portuguese-speaking regions of the Americas.
Area: 17.84 million km²
Population: 42.25 crores (2016)
Languages: Spanish, Portuguese
South America Facts
Longest River: Amazon River
Largest Lake: Lake Titicaca
Highest Mountain: Aconcagua (6962 meters above the sea)
Life expectancy: 72 (males) 79 (females)
The largest city is Sao Paulo, Brazil, which is also one of the ten largest cities in the world