Category Archives: South America

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Nicaragua Population, Main Cities and Geography

Nicaragua: population and cities Population Population According to Countryaah website, Nicaragua has around 6.5 million people. Ethnic composition The residents of Nicaragua are made up of 70% mestizos, 17% white, 9% black, mulatto and zambos and 4% Indians. The residents are called “Nicas”. Religion 93% of the population belongs to the Roman Catholic denomination and… Read More »

Peru Population, Main Cities and Geography

Peru: population and cities Population Population According to Countryaah website, around 33 million people live in Peru. Ethnic composition 47% Indians, 37% Mestizos, 13% Europeans, minorities: Africans, Japanese, Chinese and mulattos. Religious affiliation Roman Catholic: 95%, Protestant Church: 3%. Natural religions are widespread among the Indians. Within the Catholic Church in Peru, a special form… Read More »

Paraguay Population, Main Cities and Geography

Paraguay: population and cities Population Population According to Countryaah website, Paraguay has around 7 million people. Ethnic composition 90% mestizos, 3% Europeans and approx. 100,000 Indians. Religious affiliation 94% Catholics, minorities of Protestants, Mennonites and Baha’is. National language Spanish and Guarani (official languages) Capital, other cities The capital of Paraguay is Asunción with a population… Read More »

Suriname Population, Main Cities and Geography

Suriname: population, cities Population Population According to Countryaah website, Suriname has about 585,000 residents. Ethnic composition 33% of the residents are of East Indian descent, 33% Afro-Surinamese, 18% Indonesians, 9% Maroon, 2% Chinese and 2% Indians. Religious affiliation Around 23% are Roman Catholic, 20% Muslim, 27% Hindi and 25% are Protestants. Most of these are… Read More »

Venezuela Population, Main Cities and Geography

Venezuela: population and cities Population Population According to Countryaah website, Venezuela has around 29 million people. Ethnic composition Mestizo 67%, Europeans 21%, Africans 10%, Indians 2% Religious affiliation Catholics 92.7%, other 7.3% National languages Spanish (official language) and indigenous languages Capital and other cities The cultural heart of the country is the fascinating, lively, but… Read More »

Uruguay Population, Main Cities and Geography

Uruguay: population and cities Population Population According to Countryaah website, Uruguay has around 3.5 million people. Ethnic composition Around 85% are of European descent, 3% are mulattos, 5% mestizos and around 50,000 Germans or people of German origin. Religions Around 46% Catholics, 9% Protestants and other Christian faiths, 30% non-denominational believers, 14% unbelievers and agnostics… Read More »

Guyana Population, Main Cities and Geography

Guyana: population, cities Population According to Countryaah website, the population of Guyana is 780,000. Ethnic composition 52% Indian descent, 30% African, 10% mulatto and mestizo. Religion 25% Roman Catholic, 8% Muslim and 30% Hindi and 28% Protestant communities. Of these, the Anglicans are the largest religious community. The Protestant sect of James Warren Jones achieved… Read More »

Colombia Population, Main Cities and Geography

Colombia: population, cities Population Population According to Countryaah website, Colombia has about 50 million residents. Ethnic composition Mestizo 58%; Europeans 20%; Mulatto 14%; Africans 4%; other 4% Religious affiliation Catholics 95%; other 5% National languages Spanish Capital, other cities The capital of Colombia is Bogotá, with a population of around 8 million. According to Abbreviation… Read More »

Chile Population, Main Cities and Geography

Chile: population and cities Population Population According to Countryaah website, Chile has around 18 million residents. Population density If you take a closer look at the population density of Chile, you will find that a large part of the Chileans live in the greater Santiago de Chile area. 6.5 million people have settled in the… Read More »

French Guiana Population, Main Cities and Geography

French Guiana: population, cities Population According to Countryaah website, population of French Guiana is around 268,500. Most of the people live in the coastal regions – especially in the capital Cayenne and in and around the Kourou space center. Ethnic composition Around 70% are Creoles, 10% Europeans, 8% Brazilians, 8% Asians and 4% Indians. Religious… Read More »

Brazil Population, Main Cities and Geography

Brazil: population and cities Population Population According to Countryaah website, Brazil has around 212 million people. Ethnic groups The population of Brazil is made up of residents of European, African and Indian descent. In the north of the country, the majority of the population is of Black African or Indian descent. The further south you… Read More »

Bolivia Population, Main Cities and Geography

Bolivia: population, cities Population Population According to Countryaah website, Bolivia has around 11 million residents. Ethnic groups 41% Indian, 30% mestizo, 5% European, 24% Creole. Religions About 78% Roman Catholic, also Protestants and natural religions National languages Spanish (official language), Quecha and Aymará are only used regionally. Capital, other cities The capital, but not the… Read More »

Argentina Population, Main Cities and Geography

Argentina: population, cities Population Population According to Countryaah website, Argentina has around 45 million residents. Ethnic groups 90% Europeans (including descendants of immigrants from Italy with 36%, and Spain with 29%) as well as 3% mestizos and approx. 35,000 Indians. Religious affiliation 90% Catholics, the rest are minorities from Protestant, Jewish and Muslim communities. National… Read More »

Buzios, Brazil

Beautiful Buzios, known throughout the world for its unique combination of provincial charm and first-class infrastructure, is comfortably located on a sunny peninsula in the Atlantic Ocean. On the 17 beautiful beaches of Buzios, you can not only get an even, beautiful tan, but also go in for water sports, make many completely unnecessary acquaintances,… Read More »

Manaus, Brazil

The city of Manaus is the capital of the Amazon, and it is located, unsurprisingly, on the banks of the Amazon River. The local population consists almost entirely of Indians, which gives the city a special flavor. Check jibin123 for customs regulations and visa requirements of Brazil. The main attraction of Manaus is its wild nature.… Read More »

What to See in Bolivia

LA PAZ La Paz is the de facto capital of Bolivia, despite Sucre being the country’s official capital since the 19th century. The seat of government and the main government buildings are located here. La Paz is the highest “capital” in the world. The city center lies at an altitude of 3650 meters above sea… Read More »

What to See in Brazil

The twenty-six states of Brazil and the Federal District, where the capital of the country, Brasilia, is located, form five major regions, each of which is of particular interest to tourists: South, Southeast, Central West, Northeast and North. According to Top-mba-universities, Brazil.the main “gateway” of the country for tourists arriving from the Northern Hemisphere is… Read More »

What to See in Chile

Cities. The first point where you get when you arrive in Chile is the capital of the country Santiago . The city was founded by the Spanish conquistadors in 1541. This is a very clean city with old houses and modern skyscrapers that stand against the backdrop of the majestic snow-capped Andes. Santiago is stretched… Read More »

What to See in Colombia

PACIFIC COAST A narrow strip of the Pacific coast is occupied by lagoons, mangrove forests and subequatorial forests. This region is one of the wettest places on earth. Oceanic air masses are delayed here by the ridges of the Andes located to the east. Short tropical showers occur almost every day, and the average annual… Read More »

What to See in Peru

MONUMENTS OF THE PRE-COLONIAL ERA The most popular monument of the time of the great Inca Empire and the most popular attraction in Peru is the sacred city of Machu Picchu. It is located 120 km northwest of Cusco at an altitude of 2700 m above sea level on a mountain plateau. You can get… Read More »

What to See in Venezuela – North East Coast

The best beaches in the eastern Caribbean coast are considered to be the beaches of the Mochima National Park. It is located between the cities of Puerto La Cruz (Puerto La Cruz) and Cumana (Cumana) on an area of 95 thousand hectares. The park covers the coastal mountains covered with forests, part of the northeast… Read More »

What to See in Argentina

The most interesting excursions in Argentina involve visiting natural attractions. But, of course, the first thing you will see when you arrive in Argentina will be its capital – Buenos Aires . The city was founded in 1580 on the shores of La Plata Bay. Buenos Aires, unlike most cities in South America, is very… Read More »

Amazon State University

Amazon State University. It is a Brazilian public university operated by the state of Amazonas, Brazil, located in Manaus, Amazonas, Brazil. It was established in 2001 by a state law that changed the Amazonas University of Technology (UTAM or Universidade de Tecnologia do Amazonas, in Portuguese) to the UEA. Historical review The Amazonas State University… Read More »

National University of Tres de Febrero (Argentina)

National University of Tres de Febrero (UNTreF). Public University of Argentina. It promotes innovative and creative thinking, which investigates and publishes its ideas, with a qualitatively differentiated academic offer; from the local, it seeks to understand global phenomena, and from the global, it seeks to strengthen its regional identity. Foundation and headquarters Founded in 1995… Read More »

Brazil Public Finance

The main sources of income for the federal budget are indirect taxes (the income tax, introduced in 1924, encountered serious difficulties in its application, and in 1926 it gave just 5% of the total income), and the revenue alone of customs reaches about ⅓ of the total; It should also be noted that only the product… Read More »

Argentina Railways

On August 30, 1857, the first Argentine railway was inaugurated, the base of the current Western company; the first stretch measured just over 10 kilometers and starting from the Parque square (now Lavalle) it reached the Floresta (now Vélez Sarsfield); gradually it went on prolonging, despite the financial difficulties of the company that had to… Read More »

Central University of Venezuela

Central University of Venezuela. Located in the University City of Caracas, it maintains a student enrollment of approximately 54,222 undergraduate students and 8,317 postgraduate students, with 8,601 teachers of which 3,811 are retired; 8,372 professional employees: administrative 3,858 are retired, and 2,883 workers of them 1,679 are retired, distributed in 9 Faculties in Caracas, 2… Read More »

Bolivia Transportation

The development of modern communication routes in Bolivia is quite recent. The beginning of steam navigation in the rivers of the eastern region (1890) coincides with the development of the exploitation of rubber. The first railway (the Antofagasta-Ollagüe-Uyuni-Oruro) was opened to traffic in 1892. Currently the most important communication routes of the plateau are the… Read More »

Uruguay During Colonial Period

The arrival of the Europeans dates back to 1516, when the territory was discovered by the Spanish explorer Juan Díaz de Solís, who sailed on the La Plata River. However, attempts at European colonization were long discouraged by the Charruas. [5] In 1527 Sebastián Gaboto, under the orders of the Spanish monarchy, built a first fortified camp on… Read More »

How to Get to Paraguay

Paraguay arrival Airplane: the national airline in Paraguay is TAM – Mercosur. There are no direct flights to Paraguay from Germany, Austria or Switzerland. Iberia flies from Madrid to Paraguay (stopover in Sao Paulo, Brazil). VARIG flies from Munich, Frankfurt and Paris to the capital of Paraguay, Asunción (stopover in Rio de Janaeiro or Sao… Read More »