travels to South America to explore a continent filled with amazing destinations. Join Sean Brown exploring the history, the people, and the culture that make this continent an amazing destination to visit.
DID YOU KNOW?
- Five of the top 50 largest cities in the world are located in South America: Sao Paulo, Lima, Bogota, Rio, and Santiago.
- The Amazon rain forest is considered to have the greatest biodiversity in the world, with hundreds of different animals species, around 40,000 plant species and a stunning 2.5 million different species of insects.
- Brazil is not only the largest country on the continent, but it also has the highest number of UNESCO World Heritage Sites, with 21 in total, with Peru in second place with 12 such sites.
AT A GLANCE
- The South American continent encompasses 12 independent countries and 3 dependent territories.