Paraguay #54 (1900)

Paraguay #54 (1900)

The Republic of Paraguay (República del Paraguay in Spanish or Tetã Paraguái in Guarani), is a landlocked country in central South America, bordered by Argentina to the south and southwest, Brazil to the east and northeast, and Bolivia to the northwest. Paraguay lies on both banks of the Paraguay River, which runs through the center of the country from north to south. Due to its … Continue reading Paraguay #54 (1900)

Inini #5 (1932)

Inini #5 (1932)

The Territory of Inini (Territoire de L’Inini) was an inland territory of French Guiana, administered separately between July 6, 1930, and March 19, 1946, after which all of French Guiana became a department of France. It covered 30,301 square miles (78 479 square kilometers) and its capital was Saint-Élie. The purpose for the separate territory was to develop the interior separately from the coastal area around Cayenne. The … Continue reading Inini #5 (1932)

Guyana #706 (1983)

Guyana #706 (1983)

The Co-operative Republic of Guyana,[9] is a sovereign state on the northern mainland of South America. It is, however, included in the Caribbean Region due to its strong cultural, historical, and political ties with the Caribbean Community (CARICOM). Guyana is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean to the north, Brazil to the south and southwest, Suriname to the east and Venezuela to the west. With 83,000 … Continue reading Guyana #706 (1983)

French Guiana #124 (1929)

French Guiana #124 (1929)

French Guiana (Guyane française) is an overseas department and region of France, located on the north Atlantic coast of South America bordering Brazil to the east and south, and Suriname to the west. Its 32,253 square mile (83,534 square kilometer) area has a very low population density of only three inhabitants per square kilometer, with half of its 244,118 inhabitants in 2013 living in the metropolitan … Continue reading French Guiana #124 (1929)

Ecuador #C57 (1938)

Ecuador #C57 (1938)

The Republic of Ecuador (República del Ecuador, which literally translates as “Republic of the Equator”), is a representative democratic republic in northwestern South America, bordered by Colombia on the north, Peru on the east and south, and the Pacific Ocean to the west. Ecuador also includes the Galápagos Islands in the Pacific, about 620 miles (1,000 kilometers) west of the mainland. Spanish is the official language … Continue reading Ecuador #C57 (1938)

Colombia #545 (1947)

Colombia #545 (1947)

The Republic of Colombia (República de Colombia) is a transcontinental country largely situated in the northwest of South America, with territories in Central America. Colombia shares a border to the northwest with Panama, to the east with Venezuela and Brazil, to the south with Ecuador and Peru. It shares its maritime limits with Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Honduras, Jamaica, the Dominican Republic, and Haiti. It is a … Continue reading Colombia #545 (1947)

Chile #21 (1877)

Chile #21 (1877)

The Republic of Chile (República de Chile), is a South American country occupying a long, narrow strip of land between the Andes to the east and the Pacific Ocean to the west. It borders Peru to the north, Bolivia to the northeast, Argentina to the east, and the Drake Passage in the far south. Chilean territory includes the Pacific islands of Juan Fernández, Salas y … Continue reading Chile #21 (1877)

British Guiana #215 (1934)

British Guiana #215 (1934)

British Guiana was the name of a British colony on the northern coast of South America, since 1966 known as the independent nation of Guyana. The present-day country is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean to the north, Brazil to the south and southwest, Suriname to the east and Venezuela to the west. With 83,000 square miles (215,000 square kilometers), Guyana is the fourth-smallest country on mainland … Continue reading British Guiana #215 (1934)