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  • Republic of Chile
  • Chile is longest north to south country in the world.
    It reaches over 2,880 miles north to south and only 265 miles east to west.
    It is located within the Pacific Ring of Fire.
    Geography
  • Geography
    Southern Chile is vast in forests, grazing lands, and has a few volcanoes and lakes.
    Northern Chile has more of the minerals, primarily copper and nitrates.
    Also located in Chile are the Andes Mountains and the Atacama Desert.
    Chile also owns part of Antarctica, Easter Island, and the Juan Fernandez Islands.
  • The original Native Americans that lived in Chile were known as the Mapuche people.
    The Mapuche fought with the Spaniards for hundreds of years because the Spaniards were trying to conquer and take over their land.
    The Spanish then took it over
    and have been there ever since.
    People
  • Mostly all Chileans now are of Spanish and Amerindian decent.
    Amerindian includes the Mapuche people and all other Native Indians that lived there.
    Most Chileans still live in Chile to this day, but there are now some Chilean communities in Argentina and the United States.
    People
  • Chilean culture is heavily influenced by the Spanish.
    Their most popular sport is futbol. They have appeared in eight world cups and hosted one of them.
    Tennis is Chiles most successful sport.
    Culture
  • Chile has a very wonderful cuisine.
    It features an assortment of seafoods, beefs, fruits, and vegetables.
    Chiles national dish is called Porotos Granados. It is a mix of corn, beans, squash, onions, and garlic.
    Chileans traditionally eat four meals a day. The extra one comes usually between 4p.m. and 7p.m.
    Culture
  • Chile was conquered by the Spanish in 1541 by Pedro de Valdivia.
    The native people were called Mapuche who tried to regain their land back from the Spanish many times.
    History
  • There was a Chilean Civil War in 1891which was about the redistribution of power between the President and Congress in Chile.
    In the early twentieth century, the economy turned into a ruling oligarchy.
    The middle and working class were just powerful enough to elect a reformist president known as Arturo Alessadri Palma.
    History
  • Wikipedia: Chile
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chile
    Wikipedia: Geography of Chile
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chile#Geography
    Wikipedia: Chilean People
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chilean_people#Culture
    Wikipedia: Chilean Culture
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chile#Culture
    Wikipedia: Chilean History
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chile#History
    Sources