The Andes (Quechua language: Anti (s)) is a vast mountain chain formed by a continuous system of mountains along the western coast of South America, and the same geological formation dating from the Tertiary period. The mountain range has approximately 8000 km long. It is the largest mountain in the world (in length), and its wider reach stretches 160 km from east to west end. Its average altitude is around 4000 me its peak is the peak of Aconcagua with 6962 m of altitude.
The Andes extending from Venezuela to Patagonia, crossing the entire South American continent, featuring the landscape of Chile, Argentina, Peru, Bolivia, Ecuador and Colombia, also known as the Andean countries.