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Panama Laura & Kyle2

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Panama Laura & Kyle2

  1. 1. Laura and Kyle 1 . 3 Mr Mc Gowan
  2. 2. C o n t e n t s <ul><li>Panama </li></ul><ul><li>Panama’s History </li></ul><ul><li>Weather & Climate </li></ul><ul><li>Terrain </li></ul><ul><li>Landmarks </li></ul><ul><li>Famous People </li></ul><ul><li>Interesting Facts </li></ul><ul><li>Sports </li></ul>
  3. 3. P a n a m a <ul><li>Capital, Panama City </li></ul><ul><li>Currency, Balboa </li></ul><ul><li>Religions, Roman Catholics, Jehovah Witnesses, Episcopalians, Christians, Buddhists, Jews, Muslims, Baha </li></ul><ul><li>Language; Spanish and English </li></ul>
  4. 4. H i s t o r y <ul><li>Panama is between the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean. </li></ul><ul><li>The first sighting of Panama was by Spaniard Rodrigo de Bastidas in 1501. Central Panama was one of the first pottery making villages in America. </li></ul>
  5. 5. W e a t h e r <ul><li>Almost all year round Panama has a very mild climate like spring time. </li></ul><ul><li>Different parts of Panama have different climates. </li></ul><ul><li>Usually the temperature in Panama ranges between 80 and 90 degrees farenheit. </li></ul>
  6. 6. T e r r a i n <ul><li>Panama is located in Middle America. </li></ul><ul><li>It borders both the Caribbean and the North Pacific Ocean. </li></ul><ul><li>The terrain in Panama is mostly steep. </li></ul><ul><li>It has rugged mountains and coastal areas. </li></ul>
  7. 7. L a n d m a r k s <ul><li>Panama has many landmarks; </li></ul><ul><li>Baja Mono Loop </li></ul><ul><li>Bastimentos National Marine Park </li></ul><ul><li>Cayo Crawl </li></ul><ul><li>City Centre Bocas del Toro </li></ul><ul><li>Estacion Biologica </li></ul><ul><li>And many more. </li></ul>
  8. 8. F a m o u s P e o p l e <ul><li>Roberto Manos de Piedra- champion boxer </li></ul><ul><li>Carlos Lee- basketball player </li></ul><ul><li>Daphne Rubin Vega- singer and actress </li></ul><ul><li>Luis Russell- Jazz musician </li></ul><ul><li>Sofia (Selena) Gomez- singer and actress </li></ul>
  9. 9. I n t e r e s t i n g F a c t s <ul><li>Panama is also known as a business centre. </li></ul><ul><li>Panama has a Canal running through it. </li></ul><ul><li>The first ship that went through the Canal was a cargo ship called Ancon in August 15, 1914. </li></ul><ul><li>The women greet each other with Hugs and the men greet each other with handshakes. </li></ul><ul><li>Panama has the smallest population in Central America. </li></ul>
  10. 10. S p o r t s <ul><li>The most popular sport in America is Baseball. In Panama they also play basketball, soccer, tennis, boxing, golf, cycling, horse racing and many more. </li></ul><ul><li>The Panama soccer, basket ball and baseball teams have competed nationally and internationally and have won numerous titles. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Thanks For Listening.

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