Statistics for Latin American Geography

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HintAnswer% Correct
World's longest continental mountain rangeAndes
95%
Landlocked country named after a famous liberatorBolivia
84%
Biggest economyBrazil
84%
European country that holds most of the dependent Caribbean territoriesUnited Kingdom
84%
Most populous citySão Paulo
80%
World's largest river by discharge volume of waterAmazon River
77%
Alongside with Chile, this is the only South American country that does not share a border with BrazilEcuador
77%
In 1982, Argentina engaged into conflict with UK regarding the control over this territoryFalkland Islands
77%
Chilean island famous for its 887 extant monumental statues, called moaiEaster Island
75%
Cuban bay that houses a controversial American prisonGuantanamo
75%
Revenue from petroleum exports accounts for more than 50% of this country's GDP and roughly 95% of total exportsVenezuela
75%
Ecuadorian archipelago of volcanic islands visited by Darwin in the 19th centuryGalápagos Islands
73%
Southern's largest lake by volume of water and by surface areaLake Titicaca
73%
Dominican Republic capital, the oldest continuously inhabited European settlement in the AmericasSanto Domingo
70%
Largest non-polar desert (105,000 km²/40,541 sq mi)Atacama Desert
68%
Country with the highest HDI (Human Development Index)Chile
68%
Most populous metropolitan areaMexico City
68%
Country with the lowest HDI (Human Development Index)Haiti
66%
Artificial 77 km (48 m) waterway that connects the Atlantic Ocean with the Pacific OceanPanama Canal
66%
Mexico's second most populous metropolitan area, host of the 2011 Pan American GamesGuadalajara
64%
Peninsula where a meteor collided 66 million years agoYucatán Peninsula
64%
Peruvian city, former capital of the Inca EmpireCusco
61%
Venezuela waterfall that inspired the setting of the Disney animation UpAngel Falls
59%
Colombian city that harbored a famous cartel headed by Pablo EscobarMedellín
59%
First country in the world to legalize the production, sale and use of marijuanaUruguay
59%
Rio de Janeiro famous beach, popularized by Bossa NovaIpanema
57%
15th-century Inca citadel situated on a mountain ridge 2,430 m (7,970 ft) above sea level.Machu Picchu
50%
Highest mountainAconcagua
48%
Bolivian city that held the 16th century silver boomPotosí
36%
Argentinian city famous for the production of Malbecs and other red winesMendoza
32%
Southern common marketMercosur
27%
Executive mansion and office of the President of ArgentinaCasa Rosada
25%
Often referred to as the best Latin American universityUSP (Universidade de São Paulo)
25%
World's largest salt flat (10,582 km²/4,086 sq mi)Salar de Uyuni
18%
Easternmost city, "where the sun rises first"João Pessoa
16%
Highest active volcano in the world (6,893m/22,615 ft)Ojos del Salado
16%
Stadium declared by FIFA as the only historical monument of World FootballEstadio Centenario
14%
Oceanic tectonic plate in the eastern Pacific Ocean basin off the west coast of South AmericaNazca Plate
11%
Largest desert (670,000 km²/258,688 sq mi)Patagonian Desert
9%
Astronomical interferometer located at the aboveALMA (Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array)
7%
Highest city in the world (5,100 m/16,700 ft)La Rinconada
2%
Brazilian city where the astronomical observation of a solar eclipse, in 1919, was offered as the first proof of Einstein's theory of general relativitySobral
2%

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