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CHILE
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 7036     2887     519     551
Chile , officially the Republic of Chile , is a country in western South America. It occupies a long, narrow strip of land between the Andes to the east and the Pacific Ocean to the west. Chile covers an area of 756,096 square kilometres and has a population of 17.5 million as of 2017. The capital and largest city is Santiago and the national language is Spanish. Wikipedia
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Patagonia, Chile
Patagonia
 540   146
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Atacama Desert, Chile
Atacama Desert
 251   102
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Andes, Chile
Andes
 252   95
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Easter Island, Chile
Easter Island
 139   86
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Torres Del Paine National Park, Chile
Torres Del Paine National Park
 245   39
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ARGENTINA
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 6195     3721     485     193
Argentina, is a country located mostly in the southern half of South America. Sharing the bulk of the Southern Cone with Chile to the west, the country is also bordered by Bolivia and Paraguay to the north, Brazil to the northeast, Uruguay and the South Atlantic Ocean to the east, and the Drake Passage to the south. With a mainland area of 2,780,400 km2, Argentina is the eighth-largest country in the world, the fourth largest in the Americas, the second largest in South America after Brazil, and the largest Spanish-speaking nation by area. The sovereign state is subdivided into twenty-three provinces (Spanish: provincias, singular provincia) and one autonomous city (ciudad autónoma), Buenos Aires, which is the federal capital of the nation (Spanish: Capital Federal) as decided by Congress. Wikipedia
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Iguazu Falls, Argentina
Iguazu Falls
 238   52
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Andes, Argentina
Andes
 216   51
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Antarctica, Argentina
Antarctica
 191   52
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Patagonia, Argentina
Patagonia
 572   18
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El Chaltén, Argentina
El Chaltén
 146   31
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RIO DE JANEIRO
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 1114     147     347     798
Rio de Janeiro , or simply Rio, is anchor to the Rio de Janeiro metropolitan area and the second-most populous municipality in Brazil and the sixth-most populous in the Americas. Rio de Janeiro is the capital of the state of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil's third-most populous state, after São Paulo and Minas Gerais. Part of the city has been designated as a World Heritage Site, named "Rio de Janeiro: Carioca Landscapes between the Mountain and the Sea", by UNESCO on 1 July 2012 as a Cultural Landscape.Founded in 1565 by the Portuguese, the city was initially the seat of the Captaincy of Rio de Janeiro, a domain of the Portuguese Empire. Later, in 1763, it became the capital of the State of Brazil, a state of the Portuguese Empire. Wikipedia
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Copacabana, Rio De Janeiro
Copacabana
 227   63
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Christ The Redeemer, Rio De Janeiro
Christ The Redeemer
 186   53
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Copacabana Beach, Rio De Janeiro
Copacabana Beach
 109   52
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Sugarloaf Mountain, Rio De Janeiro
Sugarloaf Mountain
 32   79
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Corcovado, Rio De Janeiro
Corcovado
 50   47
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BRAZIL
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Brazil, is the largest country in both South America and Latin America. At 8.5 million square kilometers and with over 211 million people, Brazil is the world's fifth-largest country by area and the sixth most populous. Its capital is Brasília, and its most populous city is São Paulo. The federation is composed of the union of the 26 states and the Federal District. Wikipedia
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Brasilia, Brazil
Brasilia
 250   50
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Amazon Rainforest, Brazil
Amazon Rainforest
 174   35
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England, Brazil
England
 578   16
  4.  
Amazon River, Brazil
Amazon River
 82   20
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Paraty, Brazil
Paraty
 74   23
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BUENOS AIRES
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Buenos Aires , officially Autonomous City of Buenos Aires, is the capital and largest city of Argentina. The city is located on the western shore of the estuary of the Río de la Plata, on the South American continent's southeastern coast. "Buenos Aires" can be translated as "fair winds" or "good airs", but the former was the meaning intended by the founders in the 16th century, by the use of the original name "Real de Nuestra Señora Santa María del Buen Ayre", named after the Madonna of Bonaria in Sardinia. The Greater Buenos Aires conurbation, which also includes several Buenos Aires Province districts, constitutes the fifth-most populous metropolitan area in the Americas, with a population of around 15.6 million.The city of Buenos Aires is neither part of Buenos Aires Province nor the Province's capital; rather, it is an autonomous district. Wikipedia
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Patagonia, Buenos Aires
Patagonia
 43   190
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La Boca, Buenos Aires
La Boca
 37   87
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San Telmo, Buenos Aires
San Telmo
 50   74
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Recoleta, Buenos Aires
Recoleta
 66   24
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Recoleta Cemetery, Buenos Aires
Recoleta Cemetery
 21   49
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COLOMBIA
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Colombia, is a country in the north of South America, with territories in North America. Colombia is bounded on the north by the Caribbean Sea, the northwest by Panama, the south by Ecuador and Peru, the east by Venezuela, the southeast by Brazil, and the west by the Pacific Ocean. It comprises 32 departments and the Capital District of Bogotá, the country's largest city. With over 50 million inhabitants Colombia is one of the most ethnically and linguistically diverse countries in the world, with its rich cultural heritage reflecting influences by various Amerindian civilizations, European settlement, forced African labor, and immigration from Europe and the greater Middle East. Wikipedia
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Cocora Valley, Colombia
Cocora Valley
 20   93
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Valle Del Cauca, Colombia
Valle Del Cauca
 82   22
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Caribbean Region Of Colombia, Colombia
Caribbean Region Of Colombia
 7   200
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Magdalena River, Colombia
Magdalena River
 58   20
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Caño Cristales, Colombia
Caño Cristales
 45   10
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NICARAGUA
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Nicaragua , officially the Republic of Nicaragua , is the largest country in the Central American isthmus, bordered by Honduras to the northwest, the Caribbean to the east, Costa Rica to the south, and the Pacific Ocean to the southwest. Managua is the country's capital and largest city and is also the third-largest city in Central America, behind Tegucigalpa and Guatemala City. The multi-ethnic population of six million includes people of indigenous, European, African, and Asian heritage. The main language is Spanish. Wikipedia
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Lake Nicaragua, Nicaragua
Lake Nicaragua
 65   82
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San Juan Del Sur, Nicaragua
San Juan Del Sur
 55   64
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Granada, Nicaragua
Granada
 198   16
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Ometepe, Nicaragua
Ometepe
 54   44
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Corn Islands, Nicaragua
Corn Islands
 24   51
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SANTIAGO
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Santiago, also known as Santiago de Chile, is the capital and largest city of Chile as well as one of the largest cities in the Americas. It is the center of Chile's most densely populated region, the Santiago Metropolitan Region, whose total population is 7 million, of which more than 6 million live in the city's continuous urban area. The city is entirely located in the country's central valley. Most of the city lies between 500–650 m (1,640–2,133 ft) above mean sea level. Wikipedia
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Las Condes, Santiago
Las Condes
 24   16
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Vitacura, Santiago
Vitacura
 19   8
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San Cristóbal Hill, Santiago
San Cristóbal Hill
 3   48
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La Moneda Palace, Santiago
La Moneda Palace
 4   34
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Santiago Metropolitan Cathedral, Santiago
Santiago Metropolitan Cathedral
 4   28
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SAO PAULO
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São Paulo is a municipality in the Southeast Region of Brazil. The metropolis is an alpha global city and the most populous city in Brazil, the Americas, the Western Hemisphere and the Southern Hemisphere. Additionally, São Paulo is the largest Portuguese-speaking city in the world. The municipality is also the world's 4th largest city proper by population. Wikipedia
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São Paulo, Sao Paulo
São Paulo
 250   47
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Avenida Paulista, Sao Paulo
Avenida Paulista
 18   35
  3.  
Paulista, Sao Paulo
Paulista
 58   8
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Liberdade, Sao Paulo
Liberdade
 14   24
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Ibirapuera Park, Sao Paulo
Ibirapuera Park
 7   35
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BOGOTA
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Bogotá, officially Bogotá, Distrito Capital, abbreviated Bogotá, D.C., and formerly known as Santa Fe de Bogotá during the time of the colony and between 1991 and 2000, is the capital and largest city of Colombia, administered as the Capital District, as well as the capital of the department of Cundinamarca. Bogotá is a territorial entity of the first order, with the same administrative status as the departments of Colombia. It is the political, economic, administrative and industrial center of the country. Bogotá was founded as the capital of the New Kingdom of Granada on 6 August 1538, by Spanish conquistador Gonzalo Jiménez de Quesada after a harsh expedition into the Andes conquering the Muisca. Wikipedia
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La Candelaria, Bogota
La Candelaria
 25   211
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Monserrate, Bogota
Monserrate
 33   81
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Gold Museum, Bogota
Gold Museum
 19   27
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Bolivar Square, Bogota
Bolivar Square
 6   43
  5.  
Leticia, Bogota
Leticia
 4   44
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