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Venezuela Guide

Venezuela Guide

Country data Location: Northern South America Time zone: CET – 5.5 (during summer time: CET – 6.5) Total area: 912,050 km² Land area: 882,050 km² Water area: 30,000 km² Length of the state border: 4,993 km Bordering countries are accounted for: Brazil: 2,200 km Guyana: 743 km Colombia: 2,050 km Coastline: 2,800 km Capital: Caracas Regions: 25 Amazonas, Anzoategui, Apure, Aragua, Barinas, Bolivar, Carabobo, Cojedes, Delta Amacuro, Dependencias Federales, Distrito Federal, Falcon, Guarico, Lara, Merida, Miranda, Monagas, Nueva Esparta, Portuguesa,…

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Uruguay Guide

Uruguay Guide

Country data Location: South America Time zone: CET – 4 (during summer time: CET – 5) Total area: 176,215 km² Land area: 175,015 km² Water area: 1,200 km² Length of the state border: 1,648 km Bordering countries: Argentina: 580 km Brazil: 1,068 km Coastline: 660 km Capital: Montevideo Departments: 19 Artigas, Canelones, Cerro Largo, Colonia, Durazno, Flores, Florida, Lavalleja, Maldonado, Montevideo, Paysandu, Rio Negro, Rivera, Rocha, Salto, San Jose, Soriano, Tacuarembo, Treinta y Tres Electric current: 220 V / 50…

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Suriname Guide

Suriname Guide

Country data Location: South America Time zone: CET – 4 (during summer time: CET – 5) Total area: 163,820 km² Land area: 156,000 km² Water area: 7,820 km² Length of the state border: 1,703 km including: Brazil: 593 km French Guiana: 510 km Guyana: 600 km Coastline: 386 km Capital: Paramaribo Districts: 10 Brokopondo, Commewijne, Coronie, Marowijne, Nickerie, Para, Paramaribo, Saramacca, Sipaliwini, Wanica Electric current: 130, 220 V / 60 Hz Telephone code: 00 597 (Source: Allcitycodes) Highest point: Juliana…

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Peru Guide

Peru Guide

Country data Location: Western South America Time zone: CET – 6 (during European summer time, CET – 7) Total area: 1,285,216 km² Land area: 1,279,996 km² Water area: 5,220 km² Length of the state border: 7,461 km Bordering countries: Bolivia: 1,075 km Brazil: 2,995 km Chile: 171 km Ecuador: 1,420 km Colombia: 1,800 km Coastline: 2,414 km Capital: Lima Governorates: 25 Amazonas, Ancash, Apurimac, Arequipa, Ayacucho, Cajamarca, Callao, Cusco, Huancavelica, Huanuco, Ica, Junin, La Libertad, Lambayeque, Lima, Loreto, Madre de…

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Paraguay Guide

Paraguay Guide

Country data Location: Central South America Time zone: CET – 4 (during summer time: CET – 5) Total area: 406,752 km² Land area: 397,302 km² Water area: 9,450 km² Length of the state border: 3,995 km Bordering countries: Argentina: 1,880 km Bolivia: 750 km Brazil: 1,365 km Coastline: 0 km Capital: Asunción Departments: 18 Alto Paraguay, Alto Parana, Amambay, Asuncion (city), Boqueron, Caaguazu, Caazapa, Canindeyu, Central, Concepcion, Cordillera, Guaira, Itapua, Misiones, Neembucu, Paraguari, Presidente Hayes, San Pedro Electric current: 220…

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Colombia Guide

Colombia Guide

Country data Location: Northern South America Time zone: CET – 6 (during summer time: CET – 7) Total area: 1,138,910 km² Land area: 1,038,700 km² Water area: 100,210 km² Length of the state border: 6,672 km Bordering countries: Brazil: 1,790 km Ecuador: 708 km Panama: 339 km Peru: 1,494 km Venezuela: 2,341 km Coastline: 3,208 km Capital: Bogotá, DC Departments: 33 Amazonas, Antioquia, Arauca, Atlantico, Bolivar, Boyaca, Caldas, Caqueta, Casanare, Cauca, Cesar, Choco, Cordoba, Cundinamarca, Guainia, Guaviare, Huila, La Guajira,…

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Guyana Guide

Guyana Guide

Country data Location: Northern South America Time zone: CET – 5 (during summer time: CET – 6) Total area: 214,969 km² Land area: 196,849 km² Water area: 18,120 km² Length of the state border: 2,933 km Bordering countries are accounted for: Brazil: 1,308 km Suriname: 836 km Venezuela: 789 km Coastline: 459 km Capital: Georgetown Regions: 10 Barima-Waini, Cuyuni-Mazaruni, Demerara-Mahaica, East Berbice-Corentyne, Essequibo Islands-West Demerara, Mahaica-Berbice, Pomeroon-Supenaam, Potaro-Siparuni, Upper Demerara-Berbice, Upper Takutu-Upper Essequibo Electric current: 110/220 V / 50/60 Hz…

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Ecuador Guide

Ecuador Guide

Country data Location: Western South America Time zone: CET – 6 (during summer time: CET – 7) Total area: 283,561 km² Land area: 276,841 km² Water area: 6,720 km² Length of the state border: 2,237 km Bordering countries are accounted for: Colombia: 708 km Peru: 1,529 km Coastline: 2,237 km Capital: Quito Provinces: 24 Azuay, Bolivar, Canar, Carchi, Chimborazo, Cotopaxi, El Oro, Esmeraldas, Galapagos, Guayas, Imbabura, Loja, Los Rios, Manabi, Morona-Santiago, Napo, Orellana, Pastaza, Pichincha, Santa Elena, Santo Domingo de…

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Chile Guide

Chile Guide

Country data Location: South America Time zone: CET – 5th Total area: 756,102 km² Land area: 743,812 km² Water area: 12,290 km² Length of the state border: 7,801 km including: Argentina: 6,691 km Bolivia: 942 km Peru: 168 km Coastline: 6,435 km Capital: Santiago de Chile Regions: 15 Aysen, Antofagasta, Araucania, Arica y Parinacota, Atacama, Biobio, Coquimbo, Libertador General Bernardo O’Higgins, Los Lagos, Los Rios, Magallanes y de la Antartica Chilena, Maule, Metropolitana Region (Santiago), Tarapaca, Valparaiso Electric current: 220…

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Brazil Guide

Brazil Guide

Country data Location: eastern South America Time zone: CET – 3 to -6 (during summer time: CET – 4 to -7) Total area: 8,514,877 km² Land area: 8,459,417 km² Water area: 55,460 km² Length of the state border: 16,145 km Bordering countries: Argentina: 1,263 km Bolivia: 3,403 km French Guiana: 649 km Guyana: 1,308 km Colombia: 1,790 km Paraguay: 1,371 km Peru: 2,659 km Suriname: 515 km Uruguay: 1,050 km Venezuela: 2,137 km Coastline: 7,491 km Capital: Brasilia Districts: 27…

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Bolivia Guide

Bolivia Guide

Country data Location: South America Time zone: CET – 5 (during summer time: CET – 6) Total area: 1,098,580 km² Land area: 1,083,300 km² Water area: 15,280 km² Length of the state border: 7,252 km including: Argentina: 942 km Brazil: 3,403 km Chile: 942 km Paraguay: 753 km Peru: 1,212 km Coastline: 0 km Capital: Sucre Regions: 9 Chuquisaca, Cochabamba, Beni, La Paz, Oruro, Pando, Potosi, Santa Cruz, Tarija Electric current: 110/220 V / 50 Hz Telephone code: 00 591…

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