We live on an absolutely rich and diverse planet. Latin America is one of those gifts that nature gave us and today we come with a lot of maps for you to discover. What we have prepared for you is a collection of maps, both political, physical and silent, of all the countries that make up South America, Central America and the islands of the Caribbean.
We propose a selection of maps that will be very useful, both to study the complex geography of the subcontinent, and to soak up capitals, cities and provinces before traveling to any of these territories or studying for an exam. All are free to download and print. Enjoy them!
Maps of South America
When it comes to talking about South America, South America or South America (whatever you prefer to call it) we have a lot of work ahead of us. It is a continent that, for many, is within the supercontinent of America, crossed by the equator in the extreme north. This means that a large part of the territory is, logically, in the southern hemisphere.
The East and West ends are delimited by the Atlantic and Pacific oceans, respectively. To the north we have the Caribbean Sea and in the extreme south, the Antarctic Ocean. Connects to North America through Central America or Central America.
The countries that compose it are the following: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, France, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Uruguay and Venezuela . Below, we offer you a selection of up to twenty political maps, which will help you locate all these countries on paper. You can download and print any of the following: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19 and 20.
Another important question. South America is one of the richest extensions in terms of different geological realities . Here we can find from deserts to jungles, passing through immense forests, mountain ranges and large mountain systems. If you want to learn them, you can download a selection of twenty physical maps in which to contemplate all these phenomena: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16 , 17, 18, 19 and 20. As you will see, you have the Argentine Pampas, the Andes, Lake Titicaca, the Río de la Plata or the great extensions of Amazonian forests.
The time has come to put your knowledge to the test. Did you know that with silent maps you can locate all the countries that make up South America on the map? You also have physical blank maps, on which to locate the most important orographic features of each of the countries of the Southern Cone. We recommend downloading and printing any of the following: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, and 20.
Let's start with Argentina . The country has a total of 23 provinces, which are federated states with full autonomy. These are part of the nation and maintain the historical names. They are, in alphabetical order: Buenos Aires, Catamarca, Chaco, Chubut, Córdoba, Corrientes, Entre Ríos, Formosa, Jujuy, La Pampa, La Rioja, Mendoza, Misiones, Neuquén, Río Negro, Salta, San Juan, San Luis, Santa Cruz, Santa Fe, Santiago del Estero, Tierra del Fuego, Antarctica and South Atlantic Island and Tucumán. The capital, Buenos Aires, has almost three million inhabitants.
- Argentina political map
- Physical map of Argentina
- Blank map of Argentina
- And if you go to visit the capital, here is the map of the city of Buenos Aires
Maps of Bolivia
Now let's move on to Bolivia, a country located in the central-western region of South America . It is organized into nine departments, which are: Beni (Trinidad), Chuquisaca (Sucre), Cochabamba (Cochabamba), La Paz (Our Lady of Peace), Oruro (Oruro), Pando (Cobija), Potosí (Potosí) and Santa Cruz (Santa Cruz de la Sierra). The capital of Bolivia is Sucre, although all the governing bodies are in La Paz.
- Bolivia political map
- Physical map of Bolivia
- Blank map of Bolivia
- And if you go to visit the capital, here is the map of the city of La Paz and Sucre
Maps of Brazil
The Federative Republic of Brazil is a country in South America that stretches across the eastern half of the American subcontinent. It also has some groups of islands in the Atlantic Ocean. With an estimated area of 8.5 million km2, it is the fifth largest country in the world. Not surprisingly, it occupies 47% of South America. The federation is made up of 26 member states, which are the following: Acre, Alagoas, Amapá, La Amazonas, Bahía, Ceará, Espíritu Santo, Goiás, Maranhão, Mato Grosso, Mato Grosso do Sul, Minas Gerais, Pará, Paraíba, Paraná , Pernambuco, Piauí, Rio de Janeiro, Rio Grande do Norte, Rio Grande do Sul, Rondônia, Roraima, Santa Catarina, São Paulo, Sergipe and Tocantins. In the Federal District is the capital, Brasilia.
- Political map of Brazil
- Physical map of Brazil
- Blank map of Brazil
- And if you go to visit the capital, here is the map of the city of Brasilia
Let's now look at another important country in the Southern Cone, which is Chile. It is located in the extreme southwest. The capital of the Republic is Santiago de Chile . The country is organized into a total of sixteen regions: I Region of Tarapacá, II Region of Antofagasta, III Region of Atacama, IV Region of Coquimbo, V Region of Valparaíso, VI Region of Libertador General Bernardo O'Higgins, VII Region of Maule , VIII Region of Biobío, IX Region of La Araucanía, X Region of Los Lagos, XI Region of Aysén del General Carlos Ibáñez del Campo, XII Region of Magallanes and Chilean Antarctica, Metropolitan Region of Santiago, XIV Region of Los Ríos, XV Region of Arica and Parinacota and XVI Region of Ñuble.
- Chile political map
- Physical map of Chile
- Blank map of Chile
- And if you go to visit the capital, here is the map of the city of Santiago de Chile
Maps of Colombia
The Republic of Colombia is located in the northwestern region of South America. It is a unitary, social and democratic state. The republic is organized into a total of 32 decentralized departments, to which must be added the capital District of Bogotá. They are the following: Amazonas (Leticia), Antioquia (Medellín), Arauca (Arauca), Atlántico (Barranquilla), Bolívar (Cartagena), Boyacá (Tunja), Caldas (Manizales), Caquetá (Florencia), Casanare (Yopal), Cauca (Popayán), Cesar (Valledupar), Chocó (Quibdó), Córdoba (Montería), Cundinamarca (Bogotá), Guainía (Puerto Inírida), Guaviare (San José del Guaviare), Huila (Neiva), La Guajira (Riohacha), Magdalena (Santa Marta), Meta (Villavicencio), Nariño (Pasto), Norte de Santander (Cúcuta), Putumayo (Mocoa), Quindio (Armenia), Risaralda (Pereira), San Andres and Providencia (San Andres), Santander (Bucaramanga) , Sucre (Sincelejo), Tolima (Ibagué), Valle del Cauca (Cali), Vaupés (Mitú) and Vichada (Puerto Carreño).
- Political map of Colombia
- Physical map of Colombia
- Blank map of Colombia
- And if you go to visit the capital, here is the map of the city of Bogotá
Ecuador has a total of 24 provinces , among which are the following (with their respective capitals): Azuay, Cuenca; Bolívar, Guaranda; Cañar, Azogues; Carchi, Tulcán; Chimborazo, Riobamba; Cotopaxi, Latacunga; El Oro, Machala; Esmeraldas, Esmeraldas; Galapagos, Puerto Baquerizo Moreno; Guayas, Guayaquil; Imbabura, Ibarra; Loja, Loja; Los Ríos, Babahoyo; Manabí, Portoviejo; Morona Santiago, Macas; Napo, Tena; Orellana, Francisco de Orellana; Pastaza, Puyo; Pichincha, Quito; Santa Elena, Santa Elena; Santo Domingo de los Tsáchilas, Santo Domingo; Sucumbíos, Nueva Loja; Tungurahua, Ambato and Zamora Chinchipe, Zamora. The capital is Quito.
- Political map of Ecuador
- Physical map of Ecuador
- Blank map of Ecuador
- And if you go to visit the capital, here is the map of the city of Quito
French Guiana Maps
French Guiana, as you can guess from its name, is part of the European Union . It is an overseas department that still belongs to France. It is located on the north coast of South America, in the Las Guianas region: right between Brazil and Suriname. It is organized into two territories, which at the same time are divided into a total of 22 communes. They are as follows: Apatou, Awala-Yalimapo, Camopi, Cayena, Grand-Santi, Iracoubo, Kourou, Macouria, Maná, Maripasoula, Matoury, Montsinéry-Tonnegrande, Ouanary, Papaïchton, Régina, Remire-Montjoly, Roura, Saint-Élie, Saint-Georges-de-l'Oyapock, Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni, Saül and Sinnamary.
- French Guiana political map
- French Guiana physical map
- Blank map of French Guiana
- And if you are visiting the capital, here is a map of the city of Cayenne
Officially it is the Cooperative Republic of Guyana and although three-quarters are claimed by Venezuela, this is an independent country in South America, located on the North coast. The country is organized into ten regions, which are: Barima-Waini, Pomeroon-Supenaam, Essequibo-Western Demerara Islands, Demerara-Mahaica, Mahaica-Berbice, Eastern Berbice-Corentyne, Cuyuni-Mazaruni, Potaro-Siparuni, Alto Tacutu- Upper Essequibo, Upper Demerara-Berbice. The capital, which coincides with its most populous city, is Georgetown.
- Guyana political map
- Guyana physical map
- Blank map of Guyana
- And if you are visiting the capital, here is a map of the city of Georgetown
The Republic of Paraguay is located in the central zone of South America. The territorial division of the country is established in 17 departments and the capital district. Here we must also count a total of 255 municipalities. The capital of Paraguay is Asunción and the names of the districts and their capitals are: District of Areguá (Municipality of Areguá), District of Capiatá (Municipality of Capiatá), District of Fernando de la Mora (Municipality of Fernando de la Mora), District of Guarambaré (Municipality of Guarambaré), District of Itá (Municipality of Itá), District of Itauguá (Municipality of Itauguá), District of José Augusto Saldívar (Municipality of José Augusto Saldívar), District of Lambaré (Municipality of Lambaré), District de Limpio (Municipality of Limpio), District of Luque (Municipality of Luque), District of Mariano Roque Alonso (Municipality of Mariano Roque Alonso), District of Nueva Italia (Municipality of Nueva Italia), District of Ñemby (Municipality of Ñemby),District of San Antonio (Municipality of San Antonio), District of San Lorenzo (Municipality of San Lorenzo), District of Villa Elisa (Municipality of Villa Elisa), District of Villeta (Municipality of Villeta), District of Ypacaraí (Municipality of Ypacaraí) and Ypané District (Municipality of Ypané).
- Political map of Paraguay
- Physical map of Paraguay
- Blank map of Paraguay
- And if you go to visit the capital, here is a map of the city of Asunción
Did you know that Peru is one of the countries with the greatest biological diversityand with the world's largest mineral resources? It is located in the west of South America, bathed by the Pacific Ocean, bordering Ecuador, Colombia, Brazil, Bolivia and Chile. The valleys, plateaus and the Andes are some of its most characteristic landscapes. After independence, all its departmental regions were created. These are the following: Amazona (Chachapoyas), Ancash (Huaraz), Apurímac (Abancay), Arequipa (Arequipa), Ayacucho (Ayacucho), Cajamarca (Cajamarca), Cusco (Cusco, Callao (Callao), Huancavelica (Huancavelica), Huánuco) (Huánuco), Ica (Ica), Junín (Huancayo), La Libertad (Trujillo), Lambayeque (Chiclayo), Lima (Lima), Loreto (Iquitos), Madre de Dios (Puerto de Maldonado), Moquegua (Moquegua), Pasco (Cerro de Pasco), Piura (Piura), Puno (Puno), San Martín (Moyobamba), Tacna (Tacna) Tumbes (Tumbes), Ucayali (Pucalpa).
- Political map of Peru
- Physical map of Peru
- Peru blank map
- And if you are visiting the capital, here is a map of the city of Lima
Suriname is the least populated independent country in South America. At first it was Dutch Guyana, also called Guyana, but now it is called that way or Suriname, in Dutch. It is located north of the Southern Cone, bathed by the waters of the Atlantic Ocean. It became independent from the Netherlands as late as 1975. The territory is divided into a total of ten districts, which are the following: Brokopondo, Commewijne, Coronie, Marowijne, Nickerie, Para, Paramaribo, Saramacca, Sipaliwini, Wanica.
- Suriname political map
- Suriname physical map
- Suriname blank map
- And if you are visiting the capital, here is a map of the city of Paramarimbo
Maps of Uruguay
The Oriental Republic of Uruguay is a country located in the eastern part of the subcontinent. It is the second smallest country in South America, just after Suriname. It is subdivided into 19 departments , which are the following: Artigas (Artigas), Canelones (Canelones), Cerro Largo (Melo), Colonia (Colonia del Sacramento), Durazno (Durazno), Flores (Trinidad), Florida (Florida), Lavalleja (Minas), Maldonado (Maldonado), Montevideo (Montevideo), Paysandú (Paysandú), Río Negro (Fray Bentos), Rivera (Rivera), Rocha (Rocha), Salto (Salto), San José (San José de Mayo), Soriano (Mercedes), Tacuarembó (Tacuarembó) and Treinta y Tres (Treinta y Tres).
- Uruguay political map
- Physical map of Uruguay
- Blank map of Uruguay
- And if you go to visit the capital, here is a map of the city of Montevideo
Maps of Venezuela
Venezuela, which is officially called the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, is located in the northern part of South America. The capital and most populous city is Caracas. The country is organized into different autonomous states. They are: Amazonas (Puerto Ayacucho), Anzoátegui (Barcelona), Apure (San Fernando de Apure), Aragua (Maracay), Barinas (Barinas), Bolívar (Ciudad Bolívar), Carabobo (Valencia), Cojedes (San Carlos), Delta Amacuro (Tucupita), Falcón (Choir), Guárico (San Juan de Los Morros), Lara (Barquisimeto), Miranda (Los Teques), Monagas (Maturín), Mérida (Mérida), Nueva Esparta (La Asunción on Isla Margarita), Portuguese (Guanare), Sucre (Cumaná), Táchira (San Cristóbal), Trujillo (Trujillo), Vargas (La Guaira), Yaracuy (San Felipe) and Zulia (Maracaibo).
- Venezuela political map
- Physical map of Venezuela
- Blank map of Venezuela
- And if you are visiting the capital, here is a map of the city of Caracas
Maps of Central America
Also called Central America, this geographic region is right in the center of the American continent. At the top is North America and at the bottom, South America. It is surrounded by the Pacific Ocean and the Atlantic Ocean, as well as the Caribbean Sea, and is divided into a total of seven totally independent countries. They are: Guatemala, Belize, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Panama.
Here are ten political maps of Central America: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 and 10.
Ten other physical maps of Central America: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 and 10.
And ten silent maps , to put what you have learned into practice: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 and 10.
Maps of Guatemala
Guatemala is the most populous country in Central America, with 17 million inhabitants. Its capital is Guatemala.
- Guatemala political map
- Guatemala physical map
- Blank map of Guatemala
- And if you go to visit the capital, here is a map of Guatemala City
Maps of Belize
In Central America we also find Belize, which is a parliamentary constitutional monarchy. The capital is Belmopan.
- Belize political map
- Belize physical map
- Blank map of Belize
- And if you are visiting the capital, here is a map of the city of Belmopan
Maps of Honduras
With its capital in Tegucigalpa, Honduras is a country that borders the Caribbean Sea to the north and east. The population exceeds 9 million inhabitants and is dedicated mainly to agricultural activity.
- Honduras political map
- Honduras physical map
- Blank map of Honduras
- And if you go to visit the capital, here is a map of the city of Tegucigalpa
Maps of El Salvador
El Salvador is the most densely populated country on the American continent, right in Central America. Its capital is in the city of San Salvador.
- Political map of El Salvador
- Physical map of El Salvador
- El Salvador blank map
- And if you are visiting the capital, here is a map of the city of San Salvador
Nicaragua is known as a tropical and volcanic country and is also located in Central America, bordering Honduras, Colombia and Costa Rica. Its capital is in Managua.
- Nicaragua political map
- Physical map of Nicaragua
- Blank map of Nicaragua
- And if you are visiting the capital, here is a map of the city of Managua
Costa Rica Maps
Experts rate it as one of the most stable states in America. Its development index and competitiveness are very good. The capital is the city of San José.
- Costa Rica political map
- Physical map of Costa Rica
- Blank map of Costa Rica
- And if you are visiting the capital, here is a map of the city of San José
Maps of Panama
Panama is considered a transit country. This has meant that over the years, this has become a meeting point between many cultures. The capital is also Panama .
- Panama political map
- Physical map of Panama
- Blank map of Panama
- And if you go to visit the capital, here is a map of Panama City
Maps of the Caribbean islands or Antilles
We could not abandon this article on maps without offering you all the maps to download for the thirteen independent states that are in Insular America, in the Antilles or in what are known as the islands of the Caribbean Sea. There are Antigua and Barbuda, the Bahamas, Barbados, Cuba, Dominica, Grenada, Haiti, Jamaica, the Dominican Republic, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Saint Lucia and Trinidad and Tobago.
Maps of Antigua and Barbuda
Let's start, following an alphabetical order, with Antigua and Barbuda , one of the countries that make up the Caribbean Islands. The capital, located on the island of Antigua, is the city of Saint John's.
- Antigua and Barbuda political map
- Physical map of Antigua and Barbuda
- Blank map of Antigua and Barbuda
- And if you are visiting the capital, here is a map of the city of Saint John's
Did you know that the Bahamas is a country made up of more than 700 islands and that only 24 of them are inhabited? The capital of this very curious republic is Nassau.
- Bahamas political map
- Bahamas physical map
- Bahamas blank map
- And if you are visiting the capital, here is a map of the city of Nassau
It seems that this was the island where Columbus arrived on his first trip to the Indies, in the 15th century. The capital of Barbados is in Bridgetown.
- Barbados political map
- Barbados physical map
- Barbados blank map
- And if you are visiting the capital, here is a map of the city of Bridgetown
Maps of Cuba
It is one of the largest islands in the region, along with others such as Hispaniola, Jamaica and Puerto Rico. The capital, which is its most populated city, is Havana .
- Political map of Cuba
- Physical map of Cuba
- Blank map of Cuba
- And if you go to visit the capital, here is a map of the city of Havana
Maps of Dominica
Columbus discovered it on his second trip to America. The indigenous population of the Arawaks lived there, but they were expelled or exterminated by the Caribs. The resistance of the latter meant that the Spanish could never settle there. The capital of Dominica is Roseau.
- Political map of Dominica
- Physical map of Dominica
- Blank map of Dominica
- And if you are visiting the capital, here is a map of the city of Roseau
Just behind Saint Kitts and Nevis, Granada is the smallest country in the Western Hemisphere. Its capital is the city of Saint George.
- Granada political map
- Physical map of Granada
- Granada blank map
- And if you are visiting the capital, here is a map of the city of Saint George
Maps of Haiti
It is the third largest country in the Antilles and also the third most populated. Its capital is Port-au-Prince.
- Political map of Haiti
- Haiti physical map
- Blank map of Haiti
- And if you are visiting the capital, here is a map of the city of Port-au-Prince
While it turned out to be a Spanish possession it was called Santiago. Later it was renamed Jamaica, after being invaded by English troops. Its capital is Kingston.
- Jamaica Political Map
- Jamaica physical map
- Blank map of Jamaica
- And if you are visiting the capital, here is a map of the city of Kingston
Maps of Dominican Republic
It was discovered by Christopher Columbus in 1492 and became the main European settlement in America. Its capital, as you well know, is Santo Domingo.
- Dominican Republic political map
- Physical map of Dominican Republic
- Blank map of Dominican Republic
- And if you go to visit the capital, here is a map of the city of Santo Domingo
Maps of Saint Kitts and Nevis
Baptized by Columbus himself as San Cristóbal, in honor of the holy martyr, the other island that complements this country is called Nieves. The capital is Basseterre.
- Political map of Saint Kitts and Nevis
- Physical map of Saint Kitts and Nevis
- Blank map of Saint Kitts and Nevis
- And if you are visiting the capital, here is a map of the city of Basseterre
Maps of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Columbus landed on this island on the day of San Vicente, January 22. And hence it owes its name. The capital and most populous city is Kingstown.
- Political map of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
- Physical map of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
- Blank map of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
- And if you are visiting the capital, here is a map of the city of Kingstown
Maps of Saint Lucia
The United Kingdom took control of this island for a long time. Today it is a sovereign country. The capital of Saint Lucia is Castries.
- Political map of Saint Lucia
- Physical map of Saint Lucia
- Blank map of Saint Lucia
- And if you are visiting the capital, here is a map of the city of Castries
Maps of Trinidad and Tobago
And we end with Trinidad and Tobago, an island located in the extreme south of the Antilles. Its capital is Port of Spain, but the most populated city turns out to be Chaguanas.
- Trinidad and Tobago political map
- Physical map of Trinidad and Tobago
- Blank map of Trinidad and Tobago
- And if you are visiting the capital, here is a map of the city of Port of Spain