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The continent south of Central America, having Colombia as the northernmost country. Prefer more specific regional tags where relevant, for example: [amazon-jungle], [machu-picchu], [patagonia], [pantanal], [salar-de-uyuni]

For questions that are general to all of South America. For more specific areas, use tags such as , or

See also for the area between and in the north to in the south.

Do not confuse with which covers the broader group of countries in North, Central, and South America as well as the Caribbean island nations where the language spoken is derived from Latin (specifically Spanish in many countries, Portuguese in Brazil, or French in French Guinea).