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South America Regional Overview

TABLE 49. SOUTH AMERICAN COUNTRIES1

Country

Territory (kmē)


Population (1995)


French Guiana2

90,976

127,500 (1992)

Surinam

156,000

460,000

Guyana

196,850

830,000

Venezuela

882,050

21,480,000

Brazil

8,456,510

161,380,000

Colombia

1,038,700

35,100,000

Ecuador

276,840

11,820,000

Peru

1,280,000

23,850,000

Bolivia

1,084,380

8,070,000

Paraguay

397,300

4,890,000

Uruguay

174,810

3,190,000

Argentina

2,736,690

34,260,000

Chile

748,800

Sources:
1 WRI, UNEP and UNDP 1994
2 1994 almanac