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Argentina powerpoint
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  • 1. Argentina
  • 2. Food
    National dish is beef
    Argentine pizza has less dough than Italian pizza
    Strong resemblance to Spanish, French, and Italian food
    Most common dish is Milanesa, a lightly breaded cut of beef
  • 3. Sports
    • Most popular sport is soccer
    • 4. Other popular sports are car-racing and rugby
    • 5. National soccer team has won two World Cups in 1978 and 1986
    • 6. Most famous soccer players are Diego Maradona and Lionel Messi
    • 7. Manu Ginobili is one of six Argentinian players in the NBA
    Messi and Maradona
  • 8. Clothes
    Similar to the clothing of Australia
    Farmers usually wear a hat, a poncho, and pants tucked into boots
    Gaucho is the name for the style of clothing Argentinian farmers wear
  • 9. Celebrities
    • Sports figures from Argentina include Manu Ginobili (basketball), Carlos Delfino (basketball), Lionel Messi (soccer), and Luis Scola (basketball).
    • 10. Argentine models include AgustinaQuinteros and Cecilia Benelli
    • 11. Quinteros won Miss Argentina in 2008
    Agustina Quinteros
  • 12. Music
    • Mostly known for its tango
    • 13. Tango was developed in Buenos Aires
    • 14. Tango was formerly called milonga, which became popular around 1900
    • 15. Other popular genres in are folk, pop, and classical
  • Recreation
    • Soccer is a nationally loved sport, played by most people in the country
    • 16. Tennis is also played by most people
    • 17. Families often vacation to Mar del Plata, where they can hike and mountain-climb
  • School
    Uses a 1-10 grade system instead of A, B, C, D, F
    Primary school covers grades 1-6 and is offered to children ages 6-14
    Wear white uniforms as a symbol of learning
  • 18. Terrain
    • North- Jungle
    • 19. West- Mountains
    • 20. South- Arctic
    • 21. East- Ocean coastline
    • 22. The Andes Mountains are located on the western border
    • 23. Bordered by five countries (Chile, Brazil, Uruguay, Paraguay, and Bolivia)
  • Transportation
    • Means of public transportation include bus, taxi, train, and subway
    • 24. Buenos Aires is the only Argentine city with a subway
    • 25. A high-speed railway is currently being constructed between Buenos Aires, Rosario, and Cordoba that reaches speeds up to 320 km/h
  • Weather
    • Varies depending on location
    • 26. Since the southern part of Argentina is so close to Antarctica, the temperature is consistently below freezing during the winter
    • 27. In the north, the temperature is usually in the 70s during the winter and over 100 degrees Fahrenheit during the summer months
  • Language
    • Official language is Spanish
    • 28. Spanish and Italian are spoken by over 1,000,000 people in the country and German, Yiddish, and Quechua are spoken by over 200,000 people
    • 29. Over 40 languages are spoken in Argentina
  • Buenos Aires
    Capital and largest city
    Established in 1536
    Most inhabitants speak Spanish
    The first movie theater was built in Buenos Aires in 1896
    Plaza de Mayo in Buenos Aires
  • 30. Landmarks
    • There are many landmarks in Buenos Aires in the Plaza de Mayo
    • 31. Casa Rosada is the White House of Argentina
    • 32. May Pyramid commerates Argentina’s freedom

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