Regional South America
Comprising twelve countries, South America covers an area of 17.22 million square kilometers, or around 13% of the world's surface. It has a population of 310 million, or around 6% of the world's population. Most countries in the region are of large or medium size. The main features of the region include its vast land mass and its wealth of natural and human resources.
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