Largest countries in South America, by land area

The statistic shows the largest countries in South America, based on land area. Brazil is the largest country by far, with a total area of over 8.5 million square kilometers, followed by Argentina, with almost 2.8 million square kilometers.

Largest countries in South America, by total area

Area in square kilometers
Brazil8,515,770
Argentina2,780,400
Peru1,285,216
Colombia1,138,910
Bolivia1,098,581
Venezuela912,050
Chile756,102
Paraguay406,752
Ecuador283,561
Guyana214,969
Uruguay176,215
Suriname163,820
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Source

Release date

April 2019

Region

Central and South America

Survey time period

As of 2019

Supplementary notes

According to the source, data represents the sum of all land and water areas delimited by international boundaries and/or coastlines. Countries for which there is no information are not included.
The release date given is the date of access.

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