Country List of South America

  • Costa Rica

    17th of February 2022 11:10:19 PM

    Brief History The first indigenous people living in Costa Rica were hunters and gatherers. In 1502, Christopher Columbus sighted Costa Rica during his last trip to the Americas. The Spanish gradually conquered the area, and in 1563 the city of Cartago became the first permanent settlement. Spaniards assumed that the…

  • Colombia

    26th of August 2021 08:35:53 PM

    Brief History Colombia has been inhabited for almost 12,000 years, and the first people developed small hunter-gatherer societies. The two main civilizations were the Tairona and the Muisca, which were organized into tribes and ruled by a chief. The Spanish arrived on Colombian soil in 1499 and built their first…

  • Chile

    3rd of June 2021 08:31:20 PM

    Brief History The area that is now Chile has been occupied for as many as 10,000 years. Before being discovered by the Europeans, Chile was inhabited by different groups of Tribal Native Americans, including the Inca. By the 16th century, Spanish conquistadors began to colonize Chile. In 1808, Spain was…

  • Brazil

    21st of July 2020 07:03:55 PM

    Brief History The first inhabitants of Brazil were Indigenous people who were in the area over 10,000 years ago. They lived mainly along the coast and near rivers. Not much is known of Brazil’s history before the year 1500, when Portuguese explorers arrived and claimed Brazil. The group was led…

  • Bolivia

    21st of June 2020 11:13:41 PM

    Brief History The present-day Aymara people consider themselves to be the native culture of Bolivia, but the area was inhabited by a more ancient civilization for over two thousand years before the Aymara arrived. When the Spanish conquistadors arrived in 1524, the area now called Bolivia was part of the…