Best South American Countries

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The Top Ten

1 Chile Chile Chile, officially the Republic of Chile, is a South American country occupying a long, narrow strip of land between the Andes to the east and the Pacific Ocean to the west.

Basically every type of landscape in the world is in Chile. The most beautiful mountains are in Chile (and Argentina to be fair), beautiful towns and cities such as the Italian reminiscent city Valparaiso. Speaking of Italian reminiscent, the cost lines are very much so! We also have the best people in the world! Okay, every South American country has their crazy ones. There's no denying it. But if you're going to be in South America, you have to look aside for the great people within South America. We have the funniest, most poetic (Chile call themselves the land of the poets because of our two famous poets, but average Chileans I see are always saying beautiful peptic words) welcoming people. Chiles government is also is great! They are focused on funding on science and renewable energy. Already a better government than USA

When I hear people say that Brazil is the best South American country, I laugh, seriously Chile is the best country in South America no doubt about it, Brazil is big but it's a big pile, while Chile is way more developed and advanced than Brazil.

Chile boasts the most stable economy in all of South America, unemployment rate is below 6%, possibly has the most advanced education system in SA, real estate is affordable, monstrous wine, excellent scenery from the north to south of Chile, more technologically advanced, high government approval ratings, low delinquency rates. Culturally and socially, it is a very rich country - traditions have never been swayed by the past, we embrace new cultures from all around the world, though wealth and racial discrimination is certainly evident in day to day life. Oh and don't forget, we now have the best south american soccer team!

Chile is my favorite South American Country, they also have some of the best Super Smash Bros players there...

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2 Argentina Argentina Argentina, officially the Argentine Republic, is a federal republic located in southeastern South America.

I love Argentina! Such an amazing country! The variety of landscapes it offers is countless! Large woods in the south with high snow-capped mountains in their background, wild rivers, clear water lakes. Buenos Aires, is the main city, which spreads European style through the architecture of many of their historic buildings and culture. Up in the north a huge waterfall shared with Brazil in considered one of the seven natural wonders in the world, totally imposing and worth visiting. Salta, in the north west of the country is in my opinion the best city I have visited. This city is full of picturesque and colorful mountains and the meals I tried there were great. Argentinians are welcoming and outgoing people. I'm looking forward to going back once again!

In my opinion Argentina is a great country since it is the only latin American country which opens the doors for everyone and offers high level and free university for everybody! Thanks to this country I'm a doctor something that is really hard to achieve in Brazil.

Argentina is better than the other countries in South America because it's the most European country in the continent and because it's a beautiful country and I really want to visit that country.

It has free universities for all Latin American countries that’s why they are full of immigrants and all the services.
Been there backpacking and the cities Mendoza, Rosario, Cordobe and Buenos Aires are very European for my surprise!

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3 Brazil Brazil Brazil, officially the Federative Republic of Brazil, is the largest country in both South America and the Latin American region.

Brazil has a lot of cultures and big cities. The food is good and there are mountains, lakes and beaches to visit with nice hotels. Enjoy Brazil!

Brazil has the grestest beaches, music (with the north american music, Jazz and Blues, there is nothing like Bossa Nova) most perfect women and the biggest forest of the world - the lungs of the earth. Brazil will never be empty of clean water, clean air and clean nature. It's a wonderful place!

Extremely friendly people, blessed with beautiful landscapes, relatively very good natural preservation, good looking people in any race with athletic body.

South American it's our yard

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4 Peru Peru Peru, officially the Republic of Peru, is a country in western South America, bordered by Colombia and Ecuador to north, Brazil to east, Bolivia to south-east, Chile to south and the Pacific Ocean to the west. Peru is mostly known for being where the Inca people originally came from. The capital of ...read more.

It has everything you could ask for.
Excellent for any kind of tourism, a lot of history, biodiversity, extreme sports, great museums, beautiful girls and delicious food! (really, this food is amazing)

Peru is hands down the best country, not sure why Chile is first considering they're snobby racists who steal everything from Peru and Bolivia because they have no culture themselves. Peru has an amazing and unique culture both among the common citizens and the many different indigenous tribes. The mountains are simply beautiful and the people there are friendly and open to helping foreigners

Best history and best food. What more do you want in a travel destination? Not to mention that the country boasts biological and cultural diversity.

Why is Brazil above beatiful countries like Peru and Suriname? - darthvadern

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5 Uruguay Uruguay Uruguay, officially the Eastern Republic of Uruguay, is a country in the southeastern region of South America.

I'm from Argentina, and Uruguay is our brother in South America. They hate us, but not for real... And we love them, joking all the time about their size

I'm from Argentina and I like Uruguay as well. We are close countries not only in terms of location but in friendship too. I deserve all the best to this country.

I'm Colombian and I love Uruguay because it's the most civilized, educated, safe and developed country in South America. I hope I can go there one day and drink mate and eat asado. Beautiful landscapes, beaches, geography. Oh and it has ones of my favorite players Suarez and Cavani :V

I wanna live in Uruguay in front of the sea all the time

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6 Colombia Colombia Colombia, officially the Republic of Colombia, is a country situated in the northwest of South America, bordered to the northwest by Panama; to the east by Venezuela and Brazil; to the south by Ecuador and Peru; and it shares maritime limits with Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Honduras, Jamaica, Dominican Republic ...read more.

I love colombia!
Its in my blood
Beauty of Colombia!
dont forget the world's hottest girls and plants and flowers

My friend thinks that Jamaica is better than colombia because we are sixth in the ranking and they are 4 in the Caribbean ranking what your having a laugh mate

The only reason people have Brazil #1 is because most of the people who voted ARE BrazilIAN. Colombia FOR THE WIN! - McKing1003

ITS definitely the best place to visit, the flora and fauna here is outstanding and don't get me started on the coffee

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7 Suriname Suriname Suriname, officially known as the Republic of Suriname, is a sovereign state on the northeastern Atlantic coast of South America.

It is a very nice country. A lot of tourist from Europe visit this country. Native language is Dutch, such a wonderful place to be for the summer

8 Ecuador Ecuador Ecuador, officially the Republic of Ecuador, is a representative democratic republic in northwestern South America, bordered by Colombia on the north, Peru on the east and south, and the Pacific Ocean to the west.

I am from India I am moving Ecuador can please tell about the place?

I like Ecuador

I'm from the United States living here and I must say, by far the most beautiful country in South America. We have the Galapagos islands too.

Mountains, jungles, high altitude cities, Quechua language. It's a very beautiful country.

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9 Bolivia Bolivia Bolivia, officially known as the Plurinational State of Bolivia, is located in western-central South America.

One of the fastest growing economy in South America for the last 5 years. Very peaceful and welcoming people

This country has a many variety ir terrain and a rich culture that their people still practice

The safest country in, Shouth America

Bolivia is a great country that only few people know. it's better than Chile and Argentina also

10 French Guiana French Guiana French Guiana, officially called Guiana, is an overseas department and region of France, located on the north Atlantic coast of South America in the Guyanas.

It is NOT a country!

Really nice but it's a French department so 100% France,so cannot be considered as a country full-blown.

It is a very nice terotory. It has the culture of Peru along with the forests of Brazil, and don't forget thed beautiful French language!

I like French fries -_-

The Contenders

11 Paraguay Paraguay Paraguay, officially the Republic of Paraguay, is a landlocked country in central South America, bordered by Argentina to the south and southwest, Brazil to the east and northeast, and Bolivia to the northwest.

Among the strongest South American economies and the fastest growing for two consecutive years. People of Paraguay are a mixture of not only native Indians, but a variety of European countries, as well as Asian and Middle Eastern cultures. They are as warm as the weather;many opportunities for business and of course the finest ladies. A beautiful land.

Beautiful country with gorgeous women

Paraguayan History is more interesting than North Korea's!

Don't EVER COME TO THIS HORRENDOUS COUNTRY

12 Venezuela Venezuela Venezuela, officially the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, is a federal republic located on the northern coast of South America.

Corrupt economy and government, absolutely one of the worst in the world

YEES we have hot girls, nice turistic places and DUUDE HOT GIIRLS... I think I said that before

Is the best my whole childhood there

Went to caracas and margarita island with my girlfriend, she is actually from there we had a great time, I though South americans were all blacks but venezuelans seem to be very good looking and civilized, had fun there. caracas is a big city, the skyline is bigger than bogota or lima other than that I wouldn't live there now

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13 Guyana Guyana

Guyana is a beautiful paradise.. It offer a lot of tourism especially eco tourism. The landscape is beautiful throughout the Caribbean not to mention the nite live and the food and of course beautiful women. I'm a born Brazilian but also love Guyana because it's a combination of both Caribbean and Latino beautiful and thus far the carnival is awesome

Guyana the gem of South America with the only English speaking country in on the continent and its bless with beauties and wonders... I live in Georgetown which is so historic and know that I'm from here is so unique, the music, the food, the culture, and nite live is so awesome... It have the world longest single drop water falls in the world "Kaieteur falls" the world tallest wooden building "St. George's cathedral" one of the world longest floating bridge " the demerara habour bridge" the world largest animals also came from here... It's also have a lot of beautiful women and its also one of the world happiest people..

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14 Columbia

Its colOmbia you idiot, not colUmbia..

World's biggest producer of cocaine, still better than Venezuela.

Colombia Has the best people.

LOL

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15 Aruba Aruba
16 El Salvador El Salvador El Salvador, officially the Republic of El Salvador, is the smallest and the most densely populated country in Central America.

Lol

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