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  1. START BEGIN

  2. Welcome toWhere in the World is Carmen Sandiego? Geography 5th Grade Melissa Salazar

  3. Learn about 9 countries and answer questions to find Carmen Sandiego!

  4. Menu South America Europe Self-Test Africa Tutorial Fun Facts

  5. Country Name MAIN Country’s Flag MENU Information about the particular country will appear in this box. Country Menu Previous Next

  6. Fun Facts By the end of our chase, we will have learned about… • South Africa • Ethiopia • Nigeria • Germany • Belgium • Andorra • Uruguay • Ecuador • Guyana Next

  7. Resources National Geographic for Kids Web Geography for Kids Geography Games Previous Next

  8. Population Comparison Previous Next

  9. Carmen Sandiego Sightings Back to Menu Previous

  10. Africa MAIN South Africa MENU Ethiopia Nigeria

  11. SOUTH AFRICA South Africa is located at the southern most of the continent. It has direct contact with the Atlantic Ocean and Indian Ocean. These two oceans can be visibly merging at Cape Town. Cape Town is also South Africa’s capital. MAIN MENU Africa Menu Next

  12. SOUTH AFRICA South Africa is one of the more wealthier countries in Africa because of the natural resources their land contains. Most of South Africa’s exportsinclude gold, platinum,and diamonds. MAIN MENU Africa Menu Previous

  13. ETHIOPIA Ethiopia is a eastern central African country that borders the west of Sudan and Southern Sudan. Ethiopia’s capital is in Addis Abada, which is in the center of the country. MAIN MENU Africa Menu Next

  14. ETHIOPIA A few current issues that Ethiopia is facing is deforestation, overgrazing, soil erosion, desertification, and water shortages. MAIN MENU Africa Menu Previous

  15. NIGERIA Nigeria is the most populous country in Africa. It is located on the Western side of Africa on the Gulf of Guinea. Nigeria’s capital is Abuja, which is in the center of the country. The national currency used in Nigeria is the Naira. MAIN MENU Africa Menu Next

  16. NIGERIA Nigeria’s national day of Independence is October 1. Islam was introduced in Nigeria in the 13th century and due to that particular religious influence, 50% of Nigerian citizens claim to be part of Islam. Christianity is the other large religious group of 40% of citizens, while the 10% are indigenous beliefs. MAIN MENU Africa Menu Previous

  17. Europe MAIN Germany MENU Belgium Andorra

  18. GERMANY MAIN MENU Germany is locate in the northern most part of the central part of Europe. It borders 9 countries and 2 bodies of water. Germany’s capital is Berlin . Germany is the second most populous country in Central Europe after Russia. Europe Menu Next

  19. GERMANY MAIN MENU Germany is also known for its famous poets, such as Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. Brilliant individuals usually refered to Germany as the "Land der Dichter und Denker” which means “Country of poets and thinkers.” Europe Menu Previous

  20. BELGIUM MAIN MENU Belgium is a small country, approximately the size of Maryland, located in western Europe. It also borders the North Sea at the Strait of Dover. Belgium citizens predominantly speak one of three languages: French, Flemish, or German. Europe Menu Next

  21. BELGIUM MAIN MENU Belgium’s government is composed of a private enterprise system with centralized economic planning and government regulation. Belgium also known for being the founding member of the European Union. Europe Menu Previous

  22. ANDORRA MAIN MENU Andorra is a tiny landlocked country between Spain and France on the Pyrénées Mountains. Andorra covers a total of 181 square miles with about 85,293 citizens. Its capital is Andorra la Vella, which is located in the south western part of Andorra. Europe Menu Next

  23. ANDORRA MAIN MENU Although Andorra is a small country its official language is Catalan, but French, Castilian, and Portuguese are also spoken. Andorra’s national holiday on September 8 is called Our Lady of MeritxellDay. Europe Menu Previous

  24. South America MAIN Uruguay MENU Ecuador Guyana

  25. URUGUAY MAIN MENU Uruguay is on the eastern coast of South America between Argentina and Brazil. It is approximately the size of Oklahoma. Uruguay’s capital is Montevideo, which is located at the southern most part bordering Rio de la Plata. Rio de la Plata is the largest river in the world that connects Uruguay and Argentina. S. America Menu Next

  26. URUGUAY MAIN MENU Uruguay gained its independence in 1825 from the Brazilian Empire. Since, Uruguay’s Dia de la Independencia is on August 25. Uruguay is known as the Switzerland of South America its stable democracy and social benefits such as free education. S. America Menu Previous

  27. ECUADOR MAIN MENU Ecuador is located in the northwestern part of South America. It is surrounded by Columbia, Peru and the Pacific Ocean. Ecuador is approximately the size of Nevada. Ecuador’s capital is Quito, which is located in the northern part of the country. S. America Menu Next

  28. ECUADOR MAIN MENU Ecuador’s name comes from when the North American and South American continents were divided because the equator line runs through the country. However, the majority of Ecuador is in the Southern Hemisphere. S. America Menu Previous

  29. GUYANA MAIN MENU Guyana is a beautiful country, which is covered by 80% tropical forests. It covers about 76,000 square miles of the South American continent. Guyana is about the size of the state Idaho and located north of Brazil. It also has direct access to the Atlantic Ocean. S. America Menu Next

  30. GUYANA MAIN MENU Guyana’s capital is Georgetown, which is located by the coast of the Atlantic Ocean. Guyana’s day of independence, also known as the Republic Day takes place on February 23. Lastly, Guyana decided its currency to be the Guyanese dollar. S. America Menu Previous

  31. Self - Test Click to Begin

  32. Question 1 What country capital can visibly see two oceans merge together? MAIN MENU Buenos Aires Georgetown Cape Town Addis Abada

  33. Catch me if you can! Sorry, try again. Click to try again

  34. Good job, Gumshoe! Click to continue the search

  35. Question 2 What is South Africa’s most abundant resource? MAIN MENU Gold Platinum Diamonds All of the above

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  38. Question 3 What is Ethiopia’s main environmental issue? MAIN MENU Deforestation Overgrazing Water shortages All of the above

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  41. Question 4 What is Ethiopia’s capital? MAIN MENU Georgetown Ethiopia City Giza Addis Abada

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  44. Question 5 What is the most populated country in Africa? MAIN MENU Nigeria Ethiopia Cape Town Egypt

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  47. Question 6 What currency does Nigeria use? MAIN MENU Dollar Peso Naira Euro

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  50. Question 7 Russia is the most populous country in Central Europe, what is the second most populous country? MAIN MENU Germany Poland Andorra England