5 Countries with the smallest population in South America

Countries with the smallest population
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South America is one of the 7 continents of the world and thus having the 5th largest population in the globe. The continent has 12 sovereign countries and 2 non sovereign countries. Primarily located in the Southern hemisphere and takes a smaller portion of the Americas. The continent is the Portuguese, dutch, Spanish speaking side of the Americas. In this post we shall be looking at the top 5 countries with the smallest population in South America.

Since the continent just has 12 sovereign and 2 non sovereign states, we decided to pick the 5 smallest countries by population size.

The country with the smallest population size in South America is Suriname. it has a population of 581,372 as at 2019 and the county also happens to be the smallest by Area.

Furthermore, Guyana is the second smallest in terms of population. Its population is about 782,766. This country is the only English speaking country in South America. Although majority of the citizens of Guyana speaks Guyanese.

Following Guyana is Uruguay,  Paraguay and Bolivia that completes the list of the least populated countries in South America.


The 5 Countries with the smallest population in South America include;

1. Suriname with Population of 563,402

2. Guyana with Population of 777,859

3. Uruguay with Population of 3,457,000

4. Paraguay with Population of 6,811,000

5. Bolivia with Population of 11,050,000


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