Where is South America • South America is located mostly in Southern Hemisphere under North & Central America
South America • South America is the 4th largest continent in the World • It has the fifth largest population
Weather • South America is hotter in the North than South
Money • There are many different types of money in South America. • Pesos, Boliviano, Real, Dollars, Guarani, and Sol
South American Languages • There are many languages in South America • Spanish • Portuguese • English • French • Dutch
How Many People? • There are over 389 million people living in South America
How many Countries? • There are 13 countries in South America • These are the biggest countries in South America • Argentina • Bolivia • Brazil • Chile • Columbia
Argentina • Argentina is the 8th largest country in the world
Bolivia • Bolivia is very wealthy in Tin Material
Brazil • Sports is very popular in Brazil. They have one of the best soccer teams in the world.
Chile • Chile had the largest Earthquake in the world in 1960. More than 1,500 people died.
Columbia • Columbia is the biggest producers of Coffee
Populated Cities • There are many cities in South America, these are the biggest cities: • Sao Paulo • Bogota • Lima • Rio de Janeiro • Caracas
Sao Paulo • Sao Paulo is the largest city in South America
Bogota • Bogota has the most colleges in South America
Lima • Lima has the oldest college in the Americas, open in 1551.
Rio de Janeiro • Rio de Janerio will be the first South American City to host the 2016 Summer Olympics.
Caracas • Caracas, the capital of Venezuela has one of the highest crime rates in the world.
Famous Landmarks • There are many landmarks in South America • Machu Picchu • Christ the Redeemer • Iguassu Falls • The City of Buenos Aires • The Amazon Rain Forest • Carnaval
Machu Picchu • Machu Picchu is a religious site of the Incas Tribe
Christ the Redeemer • The statue is the largest Art Deco in the World
Iguassu Falls • Iguassu Falls is one of the biggest waterfalls in the World
The City of Buenos Aires • Buenos Aires is known as the “Paris of South America”
The Amazon Rainforest • The Amazon Rainforest is the largest Tropical Rainforest with the most animals in the world
Carnaval • Carnaval is the most famous festival in Rio de Janerio. They have more than 5 million people attending
Popular Sports • Football • Motorsports • Jai Alai • Cricket • Polo
Favorite Foods • Tamales • Guacamole • Feijoada • Asado • Horchata • Dulce de Leche