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Peru(1)

  1. 1. WELCOME TO PERU Prepared by: Karina Gallardo
  2. 2. Facts about Peru • Area extension 1 285 216 km2 (almost two times Texas)• Population Peru is 30 million Here!!!• Official language Spanish Also, Quechua Aymara, and many other dialects are spoken
  3. 3. Weather:Depends on theregion, in general:North Coast: Very Karina’sHot hometownCentral & SouthCoast: Warm HuasahuasiMountains: Cold Known asJungle: Very hot “Peruvian Potato Capital”Lima: Capital City
  4. 4. Lima: Capital City
  5. 5. Lima: Tradition
  6. 6. Lima: Peru’s largest city (pop.8 million)
  7. 7. Peruvian Coast
  8. 8. Peruvian Coast
  9. 9. Andes Mountains
  10. 10. Lakes & Canyons
  11. 11. Lake Titicaca: altitude approx. 12000 ft.
  12. 12. Valleys: site of agricultural activity
  13. 13. Waterfalls
  14. 14. The Amazon Jungle
  15. 15. The Amazon Jungle
  16. 16. Flora
  17. 17. Flora
  18. 18. Fauna
  19. 19. Fauna
  20. 20. Fauna
  21. 21. Peru Multicultural
  22. 22. Peru Multicultural
  23. 23. Peru Multicultural
  24. 24. History: Pre Inca Civilizations
  25. 25. Peru: Land of the Incas
  26. 26. Macchu-Picchu: Lost City of the Incas
  27. 27. Macchu Picchu – Our Pride
  28. 28. Some traditional festivitiesInti Raymi (Sun worship) Masque carnival June 24th (February)
  29. 29. Some traditional festivities Good Friday Virgin MaryDancing with scissors Ayacucho procession
  30. 30. Peruvian Food hmmm….
  31. 31. Beverages: Pisco & Corn “chicha”
  32. 32. Potatoes: Peruvian gift to the World4,500 years ago Peruvian natives developed the crop from a wild tubercle, Spanish conquerors took it to Europe by year 1500 ac.
  33. 33. Potatoes NowThere are about 3000 varieties of Potatoes in Peru: the largest in the World!!!
  34. 34. We hope you can visit us!Thank you GraciasUrpi sonqo

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