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10 Facts About South America

1.It is the fourth-largest continent in the world.

2.Amazon Basin in South America is considered to be the home of many resources which
include copper, iron ore, tin and oil.

3.River Amazon is one of the largest rivers in the world is situated here.

4.Santo del Angel,the highest waterfall in the world is situated here.

5.The continent is named after Americo Vespucci, the Italian explorer.

Photo of stream running through Amazon Basin
South America - Amazon Basin
6.Mount Aconcagua in Argentina is the highest mountain on the South American continent.

7.Most spoken language is Spanish.

8.Amazon Basin in South America is the world's largest and most famous rainforest.

9.In South America each country has their own currency.

10.South America is home to many interesting species of animals including parrots,
tarantulas, snakes, and mammals.

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