The incredible Latin American country that surpassed the United States in the ranking of the 7 natural wonders in 2024 | Brazil | Amazon | Iguazu Falls | South America | USA

The incredible Latin American country that surpassed the United States in the ranking of the 7 natural wonders in 2024 | Brazil | Amazon | Iguazu Falls | South America | USA
The incredible Latin American country that surpassed the United States in the ranking of the 7 natural wonders in 2024 | Brazil | Amazon | Iguazu Falls | South America | USA

This country is considered one of the best economies in the world. Photo: LR composition/Pixabay/PNG Wing

A Latin American country managed to surpass the United States as one of the nations with the most natural wonders this year. The contest, organized by a prestigious company, placed this South American nation ahead of the North American country for having more surprising sites that had no intervention by man.

USA It is considered one of the most important countries in the world. The great influence it has in the global market and its solid economy, as well as its military power, position it as one of the most developed and first world nations. Despite being known as a world power, the North American country also stands out for having surprising tourist places.

Manoel Carneiro Street, Rio de Janeiro. Photo: Traveler

The Latin American country that surpassed the United States in the ranking of natural wonders

According to New Open World Corporation (NOWC), Brazil is the country that surpassed the United States by having 2 of the 7 natural wonders of the world. This nation, located in Latin America, managed to reach this milestone, since it owns part of the Amazon and the Iguazu Falls. Despite being ‘shared’ with other countries such as Argentina, Paraguay and Peru, they were considered part of their territories.

On the other hand, to carry out this contest, different aspects related to the territories that appear in this ranking were taken into consideration, such as: their extension, the variety of places they encompass and their ecological contributionamong other criteria.

Christ the Redeemer is one of the 7 wonders of the modern world. Photo: CNN en Español

Brazil has one of the best economies in America. Photo: Pixabay

What are the natural wonders of Brazil with which it surpassed other countries??

He Amazon, the largest river in the world, is a vital artery for the global ecosystem. Located in South Americacrosses various countries, including Brazil, Peru and Colombia. In addition, In its wide basin, there is a unique biodiversity, being home to countless species of plants and animals. In addition to its ecological importance, the Amazon contributes to the regulation of the global climate and the absorption of carbon dioxide, being an invaluable resource for the health of the planet.

The Amazon River rises at more than 5,000 kilometers above sea level, in the Andes Mountains. Photo: CI

On the other hand, the Iguazu Falls, located on the border between Brazil and Argentina, are one of the most impressive natural wonders in the world. Made up of more than 275 waterfalls, they offer a fantastic visual spectacle. In addition, they are surrounded by lush vegetation and diverse habitats. In addition, These falls are the refuge of a varied fauna and flora, turning them into a natural beauty whose ecological importance makes them a must-see destination for nature lovers.

Iguazú Falls are located on the border of Argentina and Brazil. Photo: Pixabay

What are the other natural wonders that appear in the ranking?

  • Amazonas of Brazil (shared with Peru, Argentina, Venezuela, Guyana, Suriname and Bolivia)
  • Iguazú Falls (shared with Argentina)
  • Komodo Island in Indonesia
  • Jeju Island in South Korea
  • Halong Bay in Vietnam
  • Table Mountain in South Africa
  • Puerto Princesa underground river in the Philippines.
 
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