[2015] Chiasson Mia&Erin: Peru

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[2015] Chiasson Mia&Erin: Peru


Absolute and Relitive LocationAbsolute Location - 12.0433° S, 77.0283° W West in South America Has borders of Ecuador, Colombia, Brazil, Bolivia, and ChileRelative Location - South of Equator Peru, is positioned in both the western and southern hemispheres. It's located on the western coast of South America and bordered by Ecuador,Colombia, Brazil, Bolivia, Chile and the Pacific Ocean.

LocationPlaces in the world in terms everyone can understand Peru is on the water, which is easy for exporting goods and great fro fishing Peru also has neighbors to help trade with them.

PlacePhysical features, climate , landforms, and culture, language

Physical FeaaturesBeaches, Andes Mts. , Deserts, volcaneos, highland plain, Lake Titicaca, and The Amazon Rainforest

The Amazon Rainforest.The amazon is mostly in Brazil but It also crosses the boarder to be in Peru.

VolcanoesThere are 22 volcanoes in Peru. The most populaur volcaneo is the Firura.

Andes Mts.The Andes Mts. streches 5,000 miles apon the west of South America

DesertsThe 2 most famous deserts in Peru are the, Seehura and the Ataccama. They are very hot and dry and it;s never rains over there.

BeachesPeru has amazing big beatiful beaches!

Lake TiticacaLake Titicaca is the biggest lake in south America. It also has the highest navigable in the world.

Highland PlainsThe highlands strech across the western side of South America. Htey also run htrough Peru.

Region A group of places

Peru shares borders with Ecuador, Colombia, Bolivia, and BrazilReligion,Roman Catholic, Catholicism Culture, May natives play instruments, different creeds come together for festivals Government Democratic, republic Food, Soups, and stew, corn pancakes,rice, eggs, vegetables, seafood Climate, subtropical with very little rainfall. Flag, the current state flag of Peru was officially adopted on February 25, 1825. The colors are said to symbolize the Incas and their lasting impact on the countryMusic, Percussion and wind instruments, Pinkillos (flutes), cascabeles (bells), guacharaca (scraper), caja (snare drum), maracas (wooden rattles), claves (harp) and concha (conch shell).Holidays, New years day, Christmas day, Independence day (july 28-29), Major religion, Caltholic

MovementPeople moving and imagrating to differnt places

Imports and exports- Copper, lead, tin, gold, silver, natural gas, fruit, fish , food, etc. , - US, UK, Switzerland, China, Japan, chile, Brazil,Germany, Spain, Mexico, Colombia, Venezuela,Settlers- Spainish Soldier, Francisco Pizarro landed in Peru Natural Resources- Copper, silver, gold, fish, iron ore, coal, phosphate, potash, natural gas, hydro-power.Religions- Roaman Catholic, Christian, And Catholiccustoms- Festavals, and coming togethers of other costoms, creeds, and experiences has created over 3,000 anual popular festivals in Peru.Independence- 1824 Declared independence in 1821 from the Spanish Spanish forces were defeated during warHistory- Peru was founded by a Spainish Soldier, and was declared under spainish rule untill 1824, when it gained it's independence.

Spanish is the official language and is used in most of the country. Other languages have been recognized by the Constitution, such as Quechua, which is spoken in many Andean regions in different varieties, and Aimara, the predominant language of the southern Andes.

Human Enviorment InteratctionAn interaction between humans and their environment.

Natural Resources - copper, silver, gold, fish, iron ore, coal, phosphate, potash, natural gas, hydro-power.Farming- Farming helps the people in Peru survive by provideing food and crops. Farming also gives profit for the people when they sell theri crops.water- Water is very important for the food , because fish live in water and it brings great supply to the country.Fishing- Fishing helps with food as well and also provides selling for money.


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