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Paises De Suramerica

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  • 1. Real facts around the Hispanic world. By: Mayelin Martinez Cobas
  • 2. Argentina
    • Aconcagua, the tallest mountain in the Americas, is here.
    • Argentineans eat an average of 228 lbs. of meat per person per year.
    • Everybody tango! Argentineans tango with true passion, as the dance originated in their country.
    • Argentina’s national game pato, a form of basketball played on horseback.
  • 3. Argentina
    • Republica Argentina
    • Population: 37 000 000
    • Capital :Buenos Aires
    • Gov’t: Federal Republic
    • Official Language: Spanish
    • Agriculture: meat, wheat, corn, linseed oil
    • Industry: food processing, motor vehicles
    • Currency: peso
  • 4. La bandera de Argentina.
  • 5. El mapa de Argentina. Oceano Atlantico
  • 6. Bolivia
    • Flamingos live here.
    • Clear your plate! Otherwise, your Bolivian host will be insulted.
    • Bolivia is crossed by three Andes mountain ranges that contain four of the world’s highest, eternally snow-topped mountains.
    • What is the world’s second largest inland sea and highest navigable lake? Lake Titicaca, of course, which lies half in Peru and half in Bolivia.
  • 7. Bolivia
    • Republica de Bolivia
    • Population: 12 000 000
    • Capital: La Paz
    • Gov’t: Multiparty Republic
    • Official Language: Spanish
    • Agriculture: potatoes, fruits, vegetables.
    • Industry: Limited manufacturing
    • Currency: Boliviano
  • 8. La bandera de Bolivia.
  • 9. El mapa de Bolivia
  • 10. Chile
    • Llamas live in Chile.
    • # 1 Mummy makers! Embalming their dead dead as early as 500 B.C.
  • 11. Chile
    • Republica de Chile
    • Population: 14 271 000
    • Capital: Santiago
    • Gov’t: Multy party republic
    • Official Language: Spanish
    • Agriculture: fresh fruit, salmon
    • Industry: processed foods, metals (copper, iron, steel), wine, tourism.
    • Currency: Peso
  • 12. La bandera de chile
  • 13. El mapa de Chile.
  • 14. Colombia
    • Vampire bats live here.
    • Colombia is Christopher Columbus’ namesake!
    • Don’t be “sleepless in Colombia!” Yawning in front of strangers is considered impolite because it is a sing of hunger, and rude!
    • Vacation along the coast in Colombia! The coast includes both the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans.
  • 15. Colombia
    • Republica de Colombia
    • Population: 34 948 000
    • Capital: Bogota
    • Gov’t: Multiparty Republic
    • Official Language: Spanish
    • Agriculture: yarns, cut flowers, coffee
    • Industry: Cement, chemicals, beverages , emeralds
    • Currency: peso colombiano
  • 16. La bandera de Colombia
  • 17. El mapa de Colombia
  • 18. Ecuador
    • The equator goes through this country.
    • Women were allowed to vote in 1929.
    • Ecuador has more than 30 active volcanoes.
  • 19. Ecuador
    • Republica del Ecuador
    • Population: 11 384 000
    • Capital: Quito
    • Gov’t: Multiparty Republic
    • Agriculture: petroleum, bananas, shrimp
    • Industry: petroleum, food processing, textiles
    • Currency: Sucre
  • 20. La bandera de Ecuador.
  • 21. El mapa de Ecuador
  • 22. Paraguay
    • Here, people eat manioc, a vegetable like potato.
    • The pineapple is believed to have originated in the lowlands of Paraguay.
    • Paraguay has the highest growth rate in South America at 2.6%.
  • 23. Paraguay
    • Republica del Paraguay
    • Population: 4 580 000
    • Capital: Asuncion
    • Gov’t: constitutional
    • Official Language: Spanish
    • Agriculture: Soybeans, feed cotton, meat, edible oils, tobacco, cattle
    • Industry: Sugar, cement, textiles, beverages, wood products, electricity
    • Currency: Guarani
  • 24. La bandera de Paraguay.
  • 25. El mapa de Paraguay.
  • 26. Peru / Perú
    • In Peru, people grow more than 100 different kinds of potatoes!
    • Never a raindrop upon your head in Lima, Peru! It never rains in Lima, Peru. Never has and never will.
    • The Incas and other pre-Columbian tribes in Peru developed the decimal system, years before it was used in Europe.
    • Machu Picchu was discovered by Hiram Bingham, an American, in 1911.
  • 27. Peru
    • Republica de Peru
    • Population: 23 588 000
    • Capital: Lima
    • Gov’t: Transitional republic
    • Official Language: Spanish
    • Agriculture: cotton, coffee, byproducts
    • Industry: Mining(copper, zinc, lead, gold, silver) petroleum, fishing
    • Currency: Nuevo sol
  • 28. La bandera de Peru.
  • 29. El mapa de Peru.
  • 30. Uruguay
    • A kind of bird called rhea lives here.
    • Uruguay is the smallest Hispanic republic.
    • Uruguay is the Switzerland of South America because of its democracy and social benefits such as free education.
  • 31. Uruguay
    • Republica Oriental del Uruguay
    • Population: 3 300 000
    • Capital: Montivideo
    • Gov’t: Republic
    • Official Language: Spanish
    • Agriculture: wool manufactures, beef
    • Industry: Food processing, electrical machinery, tourism
    • Currency: Peso uruguayo
  • 32. La bandera de Uruguay
  • 33. El mapa de Uruguay
  • 34. Venezuela
    • Giant anteaters live in Venezuela.
    • En Venezuela viven los osos hormigueros gigantes.
  • 35. Venezuela
    • Republica Bolivariana de Venezuela
    • Population: 24 000 000
    • Capital: Caracas
    • Gov’t: Federal Republic
    • Official Language: Spanish
    • Agriculture: coffee, cocoa
    • Industry: petro-chemicals, oil refining, iron ore, steel, aluminum
    • Currency: Bolivar

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