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What is the jungle called in South America?

What is the jungle called in South America?

Amazon Rainforest
Amazon Rainforest, large tropical rainforest occupying the drainage basin of the Amazon River and its tributaries in northern South America and covering an area of 2,300,000 square miles (6,000,000 square km).

Are there jungles in South America?

Forest biomes in the region include tropical rainforests like the Amazon and the Mata Atlantica in Brazil. Other tropical deciduous forests can be found in the Pacific watershed of Ecuador, in Venezuela, and on the Brazilian coast from about 7°S to the Tropic of Capricorn.

How big is the jungle in South America?

The Amazon Jungle, also known as the Amazon rainforest, or Amazonia, includes most of the South American Amazon basin. The total area of this basin is 7 million square kilometers, and 5.5 million square kilometers of it is comprised of the jungle.

Which is the largest jungle in the world?

The Gondwana Jungle, also known as Central Eastern Rainforest Reserves, is one of the largest jungles in the world. It includes 50 separate reserves and covers a 3,665 square kilometers area mostly near New South Wales, Queensland. This jungle was listed as a World Heritage Site in 1986.

Are there any other countries in the Amazon jungle?

Traces of the Amazon Jungle are also found in other countries including: Venezuela, Ecuador, Bolivia, Guyana, Suriname, and French Guiana. The names of four countries include ‘Amazonas’ as a part of them. About 33 percent of all the species found in the world live in the Amazon Jungle.

Which is the most famous jungle in Australia?

The Australian Kakadu Jungle is best represented by the Kakadu National Park. On account of its aboriginal sites, dramatic landscape, and diverse wildlife, the Kakadu National Park attracts national and international visitors. It has beautiful waterfalls like Maguk, Gunlom, Jim Jim, and Twin Falls.