Amazon Geography

The amazon rainforest aka amazonia is a tropical area in South America near Brazil.

There are over 30 million people living there.

The geographic location is in these countries:

  • Brazil
  • Peru
  • Bolivia
  • Columbia
  • Venezuela
  • Guyana
  • Suriname
  • French Giana
  • Ecuador

Here are some photos:

It formed over 50 million years ago. There is evidence of humans there 11k years ago.

Here is a good map:



The area is rich with trees and water:

There is 9 feet of rain per year.

The geography and biology are diverse.