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    • 1. Venezuela, Colombia, and Bolivia
    • 2. Location
    • 3. LocationVenezuela is (1)NORTH of Brazil, (2)WEST of Guyana, and(3) EAST ofColombia.
    • 4. LocationVenezuela is (1)NORTH of Brazil, (2)WEST of Guyana, and(3) EAST ofColombia.To the north is the(4) CARIBBEAN SEA.
    • 5. Land and Climate
    • 6. Land and Climate(5) LAKE MARACAIBO, the largest lake inSouth America, is in the northwest. Becauseof the swamps that surround the lake, notmany people live here.
    • 7. Land and Climate(5) LAKE MARACAIBO, the largest lake inSouth America, is in the northwest. Becauseof the swamps that surround the lake, notmany people live here.
    • 8. Land and Climate(5) LAKE MARACAIBO, the largest lake inSouth America, is in the northwest. Becauseof the swamps that surround the lake, notmany people live here.
    • 9. Land and Climate(5) LAKE MARACAIBO, the largest lake inSouth America, is in the northwest. Becauseof the swamps that surround the lake, notmany people live here.Rich (6) OIL FIELDS lie under the lake.
    • 10. Land and Climate(5) LAKE MARACAIBO, the largest lake inSouth America, is in the northwest. Becauseof the swamps that surround the lake, notmany people live here.Rich (6) OIL FIELDS lie under the lake.The (7) ANDES MOUNTAINS begin south of thelake. Most (8) LARGE CITIES are locatedhere, including the capital.
    • 11. Land and Climate
    • 12. Land and ClimateEast of these highlands are grassy plains,known as (9) LLANOS. The most importantriver, the (10) ORINOCO, flows across theplains.
    • 13. Land and ClimateEast of these highlands are grassy plains,known as (9) LLANOS. The most importantriver, the (10) ORINOCO, flows across theplains.(11) ANGEL FALLS, the world’s highestwaterfall, is located in Venezuela.
    • 14. Land and ClimateEast of these highlands are grassy plains,known as (9) LLANOS. The most importantriver, the (10) ORINOCO, flows across theplains.(11) ANGEL FALLS, the world’s highestwaterfall, is located in Venezuela.
    • 15. Land and ClimateEast of these highlands are grassy plains,known as (9) LLANOS. The most importantriver, the (10) ORINOCO, flows across theplains.(11) ANGEL FALLS, the world’s highestwaterfall, is located in Venezuela.
    • 16. Land and ClimateEast of these highlands are grassy plains,known as (9) LLANOS. The most importantriver, the (10) ORINOCO, flows across theplains.(11) ANGEL FALLS, the world’s highestwaterfall, is located in Venezuela.Venezuela is close to the (12) EQUATOR, soit has a tropical climate.
    • 17. Economy
    • 18. EconomyVenezuela is a world leader in (13) OILPRODUCTION.
    • 19. EconomyVenezuela is a world leader in (13) OILPRODUCTION.The (14) GOVERNMENT owns the oil industry.
    • 20. EconomyVenezuela is a world leader in (13) OILPRODUCTION.The (14) GOVERNMENT owns the oil industry.Iron ore, limestone, bauxite, gold,diamonds, and emeralds are (15) MINED.
    • 21. EconomyVenezuela is a world leader in (13) OILPRODUCTION.The (14) GOVERNMENT owns the oil industry.Iron ore, limestone, bauxite, gold,diamonds, and emeralds are (15) MINED.About (16) 10% of people farm, growingsugarcane and bananas or raising cattle.
    • 22. History
    • 23. HistoryVenezuela became a (16) SPANISH colony inthe 1500’s.
    • 24. HistoryVenezuela became a (16) SPANISH colony inthe 1500’s.They named it after the Italian city of (17)VENICE because there are many rivers.
    • 25. HistoryVenezuela became a (16) SPANISH colony inthe 1500’s.They named it after the Italian city of (17)VENICE because there are many rivers.In 1830, (18) SIMON BOLIVAR led a revoltagainst Spain and helped Venezuela becomeindependent.
    • 26. HistoryVenezuela became a (16) SPANISH colony inthe 1500’s.They named it after the Italian city of (17)VENICE because there are many rivers.In 1830, (18) SIMON BOLIVAR led a revoltagainst Spain and helped Venezuela becomeindependent.
    • 27. Government
    • 28. GovernmentDuring the 1800’s and 1900’s, it was ruledby (19) CAUDILLOS, or military rulers.
    • 29. GovernmentDuring the 1800’s and 1900’s, it was ruledby (19) CAUDILLOS, or military rulers.Since (20) 1958, Venezuela has been ademocracy with a president and legislature.
    • 30. GovernmentDuring the 1800’s and 1900’s, it was ruledby (19) CAUDILLOS, or military rulers.Since (20) 1958, Venezuela has been ademocracy with a president and legislature.In 1998, (21) HUGO CHAVEZ, a former militaryleader, was elected president.
    • 31. GovernmentDuring the 1800’s and 1900’s, it was ruledby (19) CAUDILLOS, or military rulers.Since (20) 1958, Venezuela has been ademocracy with a president and legislature.In 1998, (21) HUGO CHAVEZ, a former militaryleader, was elected president.
    • 32. People
    • 33. People(22) 25.7 million people live in Venezuela.
    • 34. People(22) 25.7 million people live in Venezuela.Most people have a mix of European, NativeAmerican, and African backgrounds.
    • 35. People(22) 25.7 million people live in Venezuela.Most people have a mix of European, NativeAmerican, and African backgrounds.(23) SPANISH is the official language andmost people are (24) ROMAN CATHOLIC.
    • 36. People(22) 25.7 million people live in Venezuela.Most people have a mix of European, NativeAmerican, and African backgrounds.(23) SPANISH is the official language andmost people are (24) ROMAN CATHOLIC.(25) 90% of people live in cities.
    • 37. Colombia
    • 38. ColombiaColombia is about (26) THREE times the sizeof Montana.
    • 39. ColombiaColombia is about (26) THREE times the sizeof Montana.More than (27) 41 million people live there.
    • 40. ColombiaColombia is about (26) THREE times the sizeof Montana.More than (27) 41 million people live there.The (28) ANDES Mountains run through thecountry. This is where the capital (29)BOGOTA is located.
    • 41. ColombiaColombia is about (26) THREE times the sizeof Montana.More than (27) 41 million people live there.The (28) ANDES Mountains run through thecountry. This is where the capital (29)BOGOTA is located.The official language is (30) SPANISH.
    • 42. ColombiaColombia is about (26) THREE times the sizeof Montana.More than (27) 41 million people live there.The (28) ANDES Mountains run through thecountry. This is where the capital (29)BOGOTA is located.The official language is (30) SPANISH.Colombia is well known for its (31) EMERALDSand COFFEE.
    • 43. Bolivia
    • 44. BoliviaBolivia is (32) LANDLOCKED - it does nothave a port, but it does share (33) LAKETITICACA, the world’s highest navigablelake, with Peru.
    • 45. BoliviaBolivia is (32) LANDLOCKED - it does nothave a port, but it does share (33) LAKETITICACA, the world’s highest navigablelake, with Peru.One-third of the country lies in the (34)ANDES Mountains, including its capital (35)LA PAZ.
    • 46. BoliviaBolivia is (32) LANDLOCKED - it does nothave a port, but it does share (33) LAKETITICACA, the world’s highest navigablelake, with Peru.One-third of the country lies in the (34)ANDES Mountains, including its capital (35)LA PAZ.There are three main population groups:
    • 47. BoliviaBolivia is (32) LANDLOCKED - it does nothave a port, but it does share (33) LAKETITICACA, the world’s highest navigablelake, with Peru.One-third of the country lies in the (34)ANDES Mountains, including its capital (35)LA PAZ.There are three main population groups: Indigenous people, descendants of the Inca.
    • 48. BoliviaBolivia is (32) LANDLOCKED - it does nothave a port, but it does share (33) LAKETITICACA, the world’s highest navigablelake, with Peru.One-third of the country lies in the (34)ANDES Mountains, including its capital (35)LA PAZ.There are three main population groups: Indigenous people, descendants of the Inca. (36) MESTIZOS, or people of mixed origin.
    • 49. BoliviaBolivia is (32) LANDLOCKED - it does nothave a port, but it does share (33) LAKETITICACA, the world’s highest navigablelake, with Peru.One-third of the country lies in the (34)ANDES Mountains, including its capital (35)LA PAZ.There are three main population groups: Indigenous people, descendants of the Inca. (36) MESTIZOS, or people of mixed origin. Descendants of the Spanish.

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