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Peru kate and sarah

  1. 1. S1 Americas Adventure 1P7 Mr McGowan
  2. 2.  Lima is the capital and largest city in Peru Nuevo Sol is the currency used in Peru Perus main products are copper, gold, zinc, textiles, chemicals, manufactures, machinery, services and fish meal The colours of the flag of Peru represent the blood shed while getting independence. Peru’s main religion is Catholic The official language in Peru is Spanish
  3. 3.  The Inca Empire was an empire in what is now Peru. Over that period, the Inca conquered other tribes to create a large empire in the west of South America, along the Andes. The Inca empire proved short-lived. In 1533, the last emperor, was killed by a conquistador. He used the capture of the Inca Empire to gain gold as a ransom. A conquistador is a person who serves the Spanish Empire
  4. 4.  Paddington bear came from Peru He appeared on the 13th October 1958 Paddington Bear is a fictional character in childrens books His stories are written by Michael Bond He was originally drawn by Peggy Fortnum Paddington’s career took off in 2008 as he was featured in many childrens books
  5. 5.  Mara was born in Trujillo in Peru but now lives in Lima, Peru She was Miss World in 2004 During the Miss World competition Mara focused on donating to charities across the world She was elected athlete of the year in 2001 Mara has also been a popular TV show hostess, a model and is also studying to be a high school teacher.
  6. 6.  Project Peru is a UK-based registered charity which works directly with Peru Its aims are to provide financial and material support and it encourages voluntary effort The Project was founded in 1992 The focus of the Project in Peru is at Zapallal, near Lima
  7. 7.  Machu Picchu was built by the Incas It is located on the region of Peru It is 7,970 ft above sea level Machu Picchu is Peru’s most visited tourist attraction Most of the buildings have been reconstructed to give tourists a better idea of what they originally looked like
  8. 8.  The Amazon River is in South America It runs through Brazil, Colombia and Peru It is the second longest river in the world The width of the Amazon is between 1.6 and 10 kilometres The length of the Amazon River is 6280 kilometres Blue Peter presenter Helen Skelton canoed the Amazon River in 2010
  9. 9. a) The founder of the Incasb) Someone who serves the Spanishc) Someone who delivers pizza
  10. 10. a) Michael Bondb) Peggy Fortnumc) Mr McGowan
  11. 11. a) Parisb) Glasgowc) Lima
  12. 12. a) Helen Skeltonb) Harry Hillc) Sarah Gray
  13. 13. a) 2012b) 1992c) 1965