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The Andes, Rio de Janeiro, ancient Incan ruins and the Amazon rainforest, what else could you ask for? South America is a continent full of beauty, majesty and history and if you are considering taking a visit, there are a few things you need to know. From learning the history and demographics to the sights and sounds, South America is like nowhere else on earth.
South America has an area of 6,890,000 sq mi, or almost 3.5% of the Earth's surface. As of 2005, its population was estimated at more than 371,090,000 people. But knowing the facts about land mass and population aren’t what drive droves of people to this lush paradise year after year – but if you are interested in finding out exactly how many people, you can find that information here too – it’s the scenic beauty and irreplaceable people, places and animals that are only found here.
Planning on heading to South America already? No matter where you are in your trip planning process, you can use this collection to further enhance the trip. Even if you aren’t quite sure you’re going to make it there in person, the documents in this collection will provide you with excellent information and some spectacular images to bring you closer to the continent than you’ve ever been.
Even if you’ve taken a million trips around the globe before, you can rest assured that a trip to South America is unlike any other you will have. Use this collection as your one stop shop for everything you need to prepare yourself for that trip.