South America Population


What is the population of South America?..


The South American continent ranks fifth in the world in terms of population, after Asia, Africa, Europe and North America.

The estimated number by 2005 is 371,090,000 inhabitants.
This figure is likely to be higher by 2010, however, there is not official data as of now.

Brazil is the largest and most populated country in South America (191,241,714), followed by Colombia (45,928,970) and Argentina (40,482,000).

Colombia is also the largest Spanish speaking country in the world.


Regarding population density, the largest cities in South America are...

- São Paulo (18,845,000)
- Buenos Aires (12,795,000)
- Rio de Janeiro (11,748,000)
- Santiago de Chile (5,720,000)
- Brasilia (3,599,000)


To read about other facts on South America, please refer to South America Facts.

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