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1. Spanish speaking CountriesMonday, October 17, 2011 2. Tourist Hot Spots Acapulco Teotihuacan Mexico Los Cabos Delicioso :D Tequila is the Currency national Peso drink.…
  • 1. Spanish speaking CountriesMonday, October 17, 2011
  • 2. Tourist Hot Spots Acapulco Teotihuacan Mexico Los Cabos Delicioso :D Tequila is the Currency national Peso drink. Bullfighting is very popular in Mexico. Chocolate, enchiladas, tamales all came from Mexico. Main crops include corn (ranked 4th worldwide), Climate In general, Mexico enjoys sorghum (4th), and beans (5th). Mexico is also a spring weather year-round, major producer and exporter of fruits, vegetables and with the evenings somewhat other agricultural products, being among the top 10 cooler, especially in winter. June to September is producers of avocado, cacao, coffee, lemon, mango, orange, tomato, sugarcane, honey and banana. Mexico Population: the rainy season. also has the climatic conditions which allow the production and export of cattle, pigs, goats and sheep. 95,831,000Monday, October 17, 2011
  • 3. CubaPopulation: Tourist Hot Spots Havana Castillo de la Real Fuerza Museo de la Revolucion11,116,000 FactsResources Cobalt, nickel, Cigars made in Cuba are popular in many countries. iron ore, copper, Cuba has a many salt, timber, underground limestone and petroleum. caves. It is the largest island in the West Indies.    Climate Except in the mountains, the climate of Cuba is semitropical or temperate. The average minimum temperature is 70°, the average maximum 81°.Monday, October 17, 2011
  • 4. Dominican8,232,000 Population: Republic N ickel Resou rc es Gold Dating back to Trujillos era, he had the highest peak in the Caribbean known as Pico Duarte  Silver named after him. Legally, because of some kind of mistake, it is still called Pico Trujillo instead of Duarte. Tourist Hot Spots Dominican Republic has the only flag with a Santo Domingo bible in it. It was designed by a Vexillographer (flag maker) who was a vexillologist (one who Saona Island studies flags ) and into Vexillology (the study of flags) Sierra Del Seibo Climate The Dominican Republic has primarily a tropical climate with more diurnal and local variations in , temperature than seasonal ones and with seasonal , variability in the abundance of rainfall.Monday, October 17, 2011
  • 5. Pu erto Rico Population: 3,810,000 Fun FactsCastillo de San Felipe del Morro, Worlds largest single-dish radio The Vieques Biobay, telescope Hot Spots Tourist El Yunque, Puerto Rico is roughly the size of Culebrita, Connecticut. Camuy Caves Puerto Ricos unofficial mascot is a tiny tree frog found only on the island. Natural ResourcesClimate Of Puerto Rico falls into the copper tropical climatic zone. Temperatures are moderate year oil round, averaging near 80 °FMonday, October 17, 2011 nickel
  • 6. Natural Resources Hydropower Guatemala Population: 10,801,000 Petroleum Fun Facts: The average woman in Rare woods Guatemala works more than any other women in the world Guatemala is most famous for it’s league in the soccer world cup Guatemala was the first country to have uncovered the ancient ruins of Mayan astrological calendar computation. Climate The coastal regions andTourist Hot Spots the northeast are hot The Tikal National Park throughout the year Flores with an average Lake Atitlán temperature of 68°F, Santo Tomás sometimes rising to ChichicastenangoMonday, October 17, 2011 99°F.
  • 7. Honduras Population:6,147,000Natural Resourcestimber, lead, zinc, iron Fun Faore, antimony, coal, cts “Banana Republic” was firstfish, hydropower applied to Honduras for the influence of U.S. banana companies. Christopher Columbus is said to have said after leaving behind a storm: “Thank God weve left these Depths.” And he called Depths (Honduras). Climate Honduras is hot and humid almost year- round. Temperatures vary by altitude rather Copa Ruinas than season. The average high temperature nationwide is 90°F. Archaeological SiteMonday, October 17, 2011
  • 8. El SalvadorPopulation: 6,032 ,000 El Salvador has a tropical climate with Despite its small pronounced wet and size, it has the third largest economy in dry seasons. Central America the only Latin American country that has troops in Iraq It has used the US dollar as its main currency since 2001 Tour ist Sp ots El Boquerón National Park La Puerta del Diablo Los Planes de Rendero Natural resources Geothermal power Petroleum Arable landMonday, October 17, 2011
  • 9. Tourist Hot Spots Nicaragua Population: 4,807,000 Managua San Juan del Sur Granada Copper Fun Facts Lead Petroglyphs on islands in Lake Nicaragua may Tungsten be the oldest in the region. 86 of the 88 constellations can be seen in Nicaragua. Nicaragua has 215 miles of Pacific coast and 330 miles of Atlantic coast. Nicaragua Climate is tropical in nature, which primarily consists of two seasons namely dry and rainy season.Monday, October 17, 2011
  • 10. Costa 3,841,000 Population: Rica CL IMAT E Tropical and su btropical; dry season rainy season cooler in h igh lands. Costa Rica contains th e natural resources of tropical fruits, natural ru bber trees, and local beach es. There are 800 miles of coastline in Cost Rica a Cost Rica is divided into seven provinces: San Jose a , Alajuela, Heredia, Cart , Guanacaste Punt ago , arenas and Limon. Cost Rica hosts more than 5% of the world’s biodiversity a even though its landmass only t akes up .03% of the planets surface . Tortugu ero Park Arenal National Park Manu el Antonio ParkMonday, October 17, 2011
  • 11. Panama has some of Panama the best breaks in Population: 2,767,000 Latin America. SURF’S UP! Tropical maritime; hot, humid, cloudy; prolonged Copper rainy season to , short dry Mahogany forests season. Shrimp Tourist Hot Spots Amador Causeway Ancon Hill Balboa Avenue Bridge of the AmericasMonday, October 17, 2011
  • 12. Venezuelas climate is primarily VenezuelaPopulation: 23,242,000 tropical; hot, humid; more moderate in highlands TOURIST SPOTSArchipielago LosRoquesCanaima National Park BauxiteIsla de Margarita Hydropower DiamondsThe highest waterfall on the planet is located in Venezuela and isknown as the Angel Falls.  The waterfall falls from a spectacularheight of 3 212 feet, much more than twice the eight of the EmpireState Building.Monday, October 17, 2011
  • 13. Columbia enjoys a moderate Columbiaclimate with four separate Population: 40,803,000seasons. Colombia is the only South American country that has coast on both Tourist Hot Spots oceansColombia has the world’s greatest Congaree National Park diversity of orchid species95% of the St. Peters Catholic Church world’s emeralds come from Colombia Sesquicentennial State Park Natural Resources Natural gas Nickel EmeraldsMonday, October 17, 2011
  • 14.   s s  Sp,   s  s. Spain P: 39,628,000 Vs   x  M  Sp s  8,000 f Tst As s. Sp s  f  s A  G  s  s B  E. R T Sps N D s 12 O. Natural Resources Coal Mercury PyritesMonday, October 17, 2011
  • 15. Equatorial Guinea Population: 465,746 The Niger Delta holds some of the worlds richest oil Natural Resources deposits, yet Nigerians living Oil there are poorer than ever, Petroleum and violence is rampant. Unexploited deposits of gold Tourist Hot Spots Luba Bata Equatorial Guinea has a Malabo tropical climate with distinct wet and dry seasons.Monday, October 17, 2011
  • 16. Tourist Locations Banos Cotopaxi National Park Ecuador Population: 12,175,000 Otaval Resources The climate of Ecuador Petroleum varies by region, due to Fish differences in altitude and Timber proximity to the equator. The term Ecuador means equator in Spanish. Ecuador was a part of the Inca Empire, before the arrival of the Spanish, in 1534.Monday, October 17, 2011
  • 17. e climate of Peru is very diverse, Peru with a large variety of climates and microclimates, including 28 of the 32 world climates. Population: 24,797,000 Natural Resources Gold Arequipa - Colca Valley Petroleum Chiclayo Huaraz & the Cordilleras Timber Inca made pots in the shape of peanuts that were highly appraised The potato, and tomato is from peru Perus corn has the biggest kernels in the worldMonday, October 17, 2011
  • 18. Natural Resources The Andes Tourism Petroleum La Paz Bolivia Zinc Lake Titicaca Population: 6,957,000 Antimony Yungas Road Weather in Bolivia can vary drastically from one climatic zone to another. The summer months in Bolivia are November through March. Lake Titicaca is the largest South American lake The planet’s largest deposit of salt can be found in Bolivia. Uyuni salt beds hold more than 64 million tons of salt.Monday, October 17, 2011
  • 19. Iron Ore Paraguay Manganese Population: 5,222,000 Limestone Casa de la Independencia Jardin Botanico y Zoologico Panteon Nacional de los Heroes Paraguay experiences a subtropical climate in the Paraneña region and a tropical climate in the Chaco. Fun Facts Paraguay got independence from Spanish rule on May 14, 1811 Before the arrival of the Europeans, Paraguay was inhabited by a native tribe called Guarani. Paraguay derives its name from an eponymous riverMonday, October 17, 2011
  • 20. As one would expect in a Chile country that extends so far from north to south, Chile has many different climatic zones. Population: 13,528,000 Fun Facts Easter Island Chile borders three different countries; Argentina to the El Tatio east, Bolivia to the northeast and Peru to the north Geysers Chile has an unusual ribbon Villarrica shape. It is 4300 km long and National Park just 175 km wide (on average) Forests, grazing land, volcanoes and lakes are all features of southern Chile. Natural Resources timber iron ore nitrates precious metalsMonday, October 17, 2011
  • 21. Uruguay Population: 3,298,000Monday, October 17, 2011
  • 22. ArgentinaPopulation: 36,123,000 Main types of climate in Argentina are four: warm, moderate, arid and cold. Pampas Zinc Manganese Petroleum Uranium One of the first countries to have radio Average life expectancy in Argentina is 76 years. About 10% of people living in Argentina have privateMonday, October 17, 2011 health cover.
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