The Amazon Rainforest is located in South America that spans 9 different countries but the majority of it (around 60%) is located in Brazil.
Location Map of Amazon Rainforest
Where is Amazon Rainforest Located, TX?
The Amazon is a vast region that spans nine countries: Brazil, Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador, Colombia, Venezuela, Guyana, Suriname, and French Guiana, an overseas territory of France.It contained 60% of the rainforest in Brazil, followed by Peru with 12.8%, Bolivia with 7.7%, Colombia with 7.1%, Venezuela with 6.1%, Guyana with 3.1%, Suriname with 2.5%, French Guyana with 1.4%, and Ecuador with 1%. This basin encompasses 2,700,000 sq mi (7,000,000 sq km), of which 5,500,000 km2 (2,100,000 sq mi) are covered by the rainforest.
Amazon Rainforest Facts
|Nine countries share the Amazon basin||Brazil, Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador, Colombia, Venezuela, |
Guyana, Suriname, and French Guiana (France).
|Area||5,500,000 km2 (2,100,000 sq mi)|
|People Live in the Amazon||More than 30 million|
|The average daily temperatures range||20°C (68°F) to 25°C (77°F|
|The nearest airport to Amazon rainforest||Manaus (MAO), Brazil|