South America is a continent with an area of over 17 million square km for a population of 422 million people. There are over 400 minor languages and time zones are between UTC-2 and UTC-5.
The highest South American mountain is Aconcagua, at 7000 meters above sea level and it is located in Argentina. The lowest point is Valdés Peninsula at 40 meters below sea level.
In South America live 422 million people.
The most pupulated South American city is São Paulo with over 12 million people. Other famous big cities are Lima, Bogotá, Rio de Janeiro, Santiago, Caracas, Buenos Aires, Salvador, Brasília, Fortaleza.