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Latin America

Latin America
Population580,086,590 (countries) + 12 m aprox (dependencies)
Density27 /km2
GDPUS$4.512.784 (2010)
DemonymLatin American, American
LanguagesSpanish, Portuguese, Quechua, Mayan languages, Guaraní, French, Aymara, Nahuatl, Italian and others.
TimeUTC-2 to UTC-8
1.Mexico Mexico City
2.Brazil São Paulo
3.Argentina Buenos Aires
4.Brazil Rio de Janeiro
5.Peru Lima
6.Colombia Bogotá
7.Chile Santiago
8.Brazil Belo Horizonte
9.Mexico Guadalajara
10.Venezuela Caracas

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Latin America ( or Latinoamérica; ; ) is a region of the Americas where Romance languages (i.e., those derived from Latin) � particularly Spanish and Portuguese, and variably French � are primarily spoken. Latin America has an area of approximately 21,069,500 km2 (7,880,000 sq mi), almost 3.9% of the Earth's surface or 14.1% of its land surface area. As of 2010, its population was estimated at more than 590 million and its combined GDP at 5.16 trillion United States dollars (6.27 trillion at PPP). The Latin American expected economic growth rate is at about 5.7% for 2010 and 4% in 2011.

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