Maps of the continent South America
The continent South America is the southern part of the American double continent. It has a size of 17,843,000 square kilometers and as such is the 4th largest continent of the world. South America is bordered to its west by the Pacific Ocean and it its east by the Atlantic Ocean. The famous landmark, the Andes, cover the western part of South America. 13 countries and over 400 million people make up the South American continent (as of 2017).