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  1. South America

  2. Where is South America • South America is located mostly in Southern Hemisphere under North & Central America

  3. South America • South America is the 4th largest continent in the World • It has the fifth largest population

  4. Weather • South America is hotter in the North than South

  5. Money • There are many different types of money in South America. • Pesos, Boliviano, Real, Dollars, Guarani, and Sol

  6. South American Languages • There are many languages in South America • Spanish • Portuguese • English • French • Dutch

  7. How Many People? • There are over 389 million people living in South America

  8. How many Countries? • There are 13 countries in South America • These are the biggest countries in South America • Argentina • Bolivia • Brazil • Chile • Columbia

  9. Argentina • Argentina is the 8th largest country in the world

  10. Bolivia • Bolivia is very wealthy in Tin Material

  11. Brazil • Sports is very popular in Brazil. They have one of the best soccer teams in the world.

  12. Chile • Chile had the largest Earthquake in the world in 1960. More than 1,500 people died.

  13. Columbia • Columbia is the biggest producers of Coffee

  14. Populated Cities • There are many cities in South America, these are the biggest cities: • Sao Paulo • Bogota • Lima • Rio de Janeiro • Caracas

  15. Sao Paulo • Sao Paulo is the largest city in South America

  16. Bogota • Bogota has the most colleges in South America

  17. Lima • Lima has the oldest college in the Americas, open in 1551.

  18. Rio de Janeiro • Rio de Janerio will be the first South American City to host the 2016 Summer Olympics.

  19. Caracas • Caracas, the capital of Venezuela has one of the highest crime rates in the world.

  20. 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

  21. Machu Picchu • Machu Picchu is a religious site of the Incas Tribe

  22. Christ the Redeemer • The statue is the largest Art Deco in the World

  23. Iguassu Falls • Iguassu Falls is one of the biggest waterfalls in the World

  24. The City of Buenos Aires • Buenos Aires is known as the “Paris of South America”

  25. The Amazon Rainforest • The Amazon Rainforest is the largest Tropical Rainforest with the most animals in the world

  26. Carnaval • Carnaval is the most famous festival in Rio de Janerio. They have more than 5 million people attending

  27. Popular Sports • Football • Motorsports • Jai Alai • Cricket • Polo

  28. Football

  29. Motorsports

  30. Jai Alai

  31. Cricket

  32. Polo

  33. Favorite Foods • Tamales • Guacamole • Feijoada • Asado • Horchata • Dulce de Leche

  34. Tamales

  35. Guacamole

  36. Feijoada

  37. Asado

  38. Horchata

  39. Dulce deleche