Andes is one of the most famous and the longest mountain ranges in the world. The mountain ranges which span along the western coast of South America is the longest continental or the biggest mountain range in the world. The Andes mountain range is the second longest mountain range on earth after the Ocean Ridge Mountain Range. The range of Andes area is about 8,000 km long, and about 700 km wide. The Andes also has the average height of about 4000 m. It is the second-highest mountain range in the world after the highest the Himalayas. The mountain range of Andes extends from north to south and lie in seven countries of South America. This chain of highlands took an area of Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Venezuela. The famous Mount Aconcagua at the border between Argentina and Chile is one of the parts of the Andes mountain ranges.