South America is one of the seven continents of the world. It nestles between the Pacific Ocean and the Atlantic Ocean. It was discovered by and European explorer Amerigo Vespucci. South America is the fourth largest continent after Asia, Africa and North America and the fifth largest population after Asia, Africa, Europe and North America. South America has many natural resources and the Amazon Basin is considered to be the home of many resources. River Amazon is one of the largest rivers in the world.
One of the oldest civilizations of South America is the Inca civilization. The capital of the Inca civilization was the city of Cusco in the Andes. The Incas were known for their distinct and developed culture. The ruins of the Inca civilization suggest that cities were built with unmatched stonework and constructed with great precision.